Hand To Mouth is back from New York. As usual I ate well in the city that never sleeps, but I also came back with a nasty dose of the flu which has had me on my back for the last three days. Not sure if it was the swine variety or not, but that’s irrelevant, as this post is ALL about the beef.
Going to Peter Luger’s pretty much as soon as I get off the plane in in NY has become a bit of a tradition. The routine goes. Land in NY. Head to Williamburgh. Dump bags at my mate Matt’s place. Head to Luger’s with him. Eat large quantities of meat. Drink a couple of beers. Sleep. Come round smiling the next day.
Peter Luger has been rated New York’s number one steakhouse for twenty four years in a row. For a town that prides itself on good food, that’s a serious accolade. They have two outlets, one in Williamburgh and one in Long Island, but it’s no chain; it’s an institution. (more…)