Category Archives: Food

A TRAIN STATION WITHOUT TRAINS by Peter Nolan Smith

A TRAIN STATION WITHOUT TRAINS is a collection of four stories set in New York’s Grand Central Terminal. Millions of tourists come to view one of the largest open air interiors in the world and while I’ve traveled north from the station, I’ve also spent time eating and drinking at the fabled Oyster Bar and […]

Warmuth’s Boston

During the early 60s my mother would drive her six children into Boston to pick up my father at 51 Milk Street, where he worked for New England Telephone. She liked eating out, since it meant not having to cook for her ravenous horde. Our favorite restaurant was Warmuth’s. The restaurant specialized in steaks, lobbster, […]

Jacob Wirth – Boston’s Bratwurst Himmel

A group of 40-year old Boston College alumni discuss where they should meet for dinner. Finally they agree upon meeting at Jacob Wirth on Boylston Street restaurant where some of the patrons at the bar have low cut blouses and nice breasts. 10 years later, at 50 years of age, the group meets again and […]

GOP Hot Dogs

Earlier this year Rick Santorum announced his presidential candidacy along with New York’s governor from the last century What’s his name Pataki. During his governorship campaign I shouted at him to go back to suburbs. He must have heard me and won the election by a landslide, although I doubt whether Gov Pataki has the […]

iPhone love

The other night I went to dinner at John’s Italian restaurant in the East Village. The establishment has been serving hearty southern dishes since 2008. The menu was a time machine to my youth and I ordered the meatball and spaghetti. My dinner companion had the tomato raviolis. We ordered Chiantis and converse about friends, […]