Sietsema at Sapthagiri; DiGregorio at Torrisi Italian Specialties and Despana
This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema samples an array of vegetarian southern Indian, including Jain and Swaminarayan food, at Sapthagiri in Jersey City. Sarah DiGregorio makes a couple of meals out of the Italian-American bites at Torrisi Italian Specialties and the Spanish tapas at Despana.
Sifton also files on A Taste of Shanghai, where he recommends you satisfy your craving (or rather, the "desire pulsing in your stomach") for braised pork shoulder in brown sauce. [NY Times]
The Underground Gourmet has a meal at locavorist Eat, where there's "no printed menus, no small-plate business plan, no Pat La Frieda burgers, no cocktail program." Just "low-impact," often veggie fare. [NY Magazine]
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