Yes, it's a bowl of Puerto Rican mondongo, the celebrated tripe soup.
It took Harold Turkoman about an hour after the contest went up to identify the origin of the chunky yellowish soup as Chelsea's La Taza de Oro (96 Eighth Avenue, 212-243-9946) one of the city's few remaining Puerto Rican ... More >>
Tripe turns out to be a rather ambiguous term in English. The foremost meaning, as far as Fork in the Road is concerned, is the stomach lining of a cow, which is also known sometimes as honeycomb tripe, due to the texture of its surface, which is crosshatched in a way that makes it look like a ... More >>
I was hurrying down West 125th on the way to a new Ethiopian place a friend had tipped me to, when I stopped short. One of my favorite soul food spots, M& G Diner, was shuttered tight as a drum. The place had long been a 24-hour pit stop for southern-style fried chicken, sweet corn muffins, ... More >>