Category Archives: Salumi

my thanksgiving contribution

We are just a few days from my absolute favorite meal of the year. I look forward to Thanksgiving for many reasons. Obviously, the food is a big part of that but it’s more. This is the one holiday that’s just about good food, family and being together (and 24-hours of A Christmas Story). For […]

the best sandwiches in america

By way of Crain’s, I came across this article in Esquire featuring the best sandwiches (sans burgers) in America. And wouldn’t you know it, three of the best-sliced bread treats can be found right here. There is also a recipe from Michael Symon for the ultimate breakfast sandwich. And I’m also happy to report that […]

q & a with kris kreiger

While Kris Kreiger may not be a household name, his store, Chef’s Choice Meats, is quickly becoming part of our vocabulary. Up until a few months ago, I wasn’t aware that a pretty impressive offering of cured meats, similar to Seattle’s Salumi, was nestled in Berea. But there is much more than a lengthy (and […]

chef’s choice meats

On our recent visit to Salumi in Seattle this past October, we talked about what we wanted to order for Christmas Eve. The top item on our list was the mole. This is perhaps the best cured meat we have ever tried with its very distinctive and addicting sweet/spicy chocolate, cinnamon and ancho pepper flavor. […]

weekend in seattle

I’m very loyal to Cleveland and happy living here. I’ve had many opportunities over the years to move elsewhere but have never once been tempted. That is, until this past weekend.My husband and I have never been to Seattle and thought it would be fun to explore a new city. While I’m really not going […]