Gentlemanly Eggs Just in Time for Father’s Day: Scotch Eggs with Chorizo

Scotch Quail Eggs from CraftBarCraftbar’s scotch eggs with chorizo appetizer was delicious. Unfortunately, the main dishes that followed weren’t as good but perhaps the eggs had set too high a standard for the other dishes to live up to. Spaghetti with veal, ricotta meatballs from CraftBar

Fried Soft Shell Crabs with pickled vegetables from CraftBarReed was looking forward to CraftBar’s braised short ribs which they’ve had on the menu for years but the ribs were MIA that night. He was forced to settle for the spaghetti and veal, ricotta meatballs. While the meatballs were delicious the spaghetti was over cooked and the tomato sauce was flat. My fried soft shell crabs were good but the accompanying pickled vegetables were hit or miss (the baby carrots were very nice but the cauliflower didn’t work with the brine at all).Hard Boiled Quail EggsScotch Eggs assembly line

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Soft Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Goat Cheese & Chives

 

Sarabeth's Scrambled Eggs with Cream Cheese and ScallionsLast Saturday morning when we getting ready for brunch and a full afternoon at Barney’s sample sale, I thought about the first time I entered that warehouse they take over on West 18th Street…. I’d only been in the city a few weeks and hadn’t even heard the term until my new boss showed me the cute shoes she’d just scored at a sample sale downtown. ‘Sample Sale?’ What sort of magical creature was this? A quick Google search elated me: Major designers 80% off?!? What could be wrong with that?

Sarabeth's bar during brunch

The first time I walked past security at the infamous sale, it never accorded to me to make a mental note of my undie situation. After wading through all the other eager young ladies and snatching one of the few dresses that didn’t look it came from Lady Gaga’s closet, I was crushed to learn there weren’t any fitting rooms. I’d assumed the girls who were stripping down among the racks just lacked impulse control in the face of such steep discounts. Neither my modesty nor my sensible bikini briefs were ready for that much exposure. I’d learned my first and most crucial sample sale rule: always wear good undies. I spent the rest of my lunch hour checking out the accessories.

Goat Cheese Scrambled Egg Sandwich Ingredients

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