Thursday, July 20, 2006

If you don't know, now you know...

This is a beef patty.

It is greasy. It is dirty. It is delicious.

(If you didn't know what this was until now, I don't care if you lived in New York for the obligatory 10 years or whatever bullshit, you are not a New Yorker)



Blogger -t- said...

Oh, that takes me back to cheap lunches at the local pizza place when you just couldn't stand to eat another greasy slice. I remember the first time I saw someone had the pizza guy split it open and melt cheese on top. Its like gilding the lily but its artery clogging goodness at its finest.

10:10 PM  
Anonymous jamaicaAW said...

been checking on your site for a while now. im from Jamaica and im smiling ear to ear with the knowledge that this fiesty chick from new york know what a beef patty is. have at least one a will keep cancer away:D

10:25 AM  
Blogger newyorkette said...

Okay, well, where do you get them? I'm ready, willing, and hungry!

8:21 PM  
Blogger Seth said...

How is this different from an empanada? They look very similar, but I assume the innards are different.

And splitting it open and putting cheese on it sounds ingenious!

12:08 PM  
Anonymous -L said...

You can get them at any and every pizzeria in NYC even though they're actually Jamaican.

They look like empanadas, but that's where the similarities end.

6:08 PM  
Blogger Barbtender said...

FYI, you can get them up here in Vancouver, BC as well, at a great Jamaican hole-in-the-wall called the Patty Shop. You have to ring a little bell when you are ready to order, and someone emerges from the back.... They come in beef/chicken/vegetarian in your choice of regular/curry/spicy. Really NOT greasy. Fucking awesome.

7:00 PM  
Blogger CEO of the World said...

not every pizzeria has em... almost all the pizzeria's in the bronx and queens has them but a lot of the city ones don't.

7:03 PM  
Blogger The Doorman said...

There aren't any real pizzerias left in New York City.

2:31 AM  
Anonymous jamaicaaw said...

i feel sorry for u guys.....there are dozens of patty shops here in Jamaica. its very big business out here...i should start a business:D...ill Fedex the patties...just send credit card information

3:34 PM  
Anonymous -L said...

There's a chain store in NYC called Golden Krust that sells beef patties. There's one in Grand Central station. But it's not as good as the OG ones I used to get from the dirty pizerria by my mom's store in Elmhurst.

6:40 PM  

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