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#1 Post by Robert M yers » October 1st, 2020, 3:28 pm

Quite a few things I’ve browsed and would love to try, but the prices Always seem inflated to just take a trial plunge. I’m sure to due shipping and GB’s cut. Turtle soup from Commanders seems like it would ship well, so That’s on my list when my Keto diet ends. DiFaria seems like it would be a fail?

What have you ordered and how did it work out?

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#2 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 1st, 2020, 3:57 pm

In general, better to order directly from the shop.

For exmple, I have used it for Russ and Daughters a few times. But I always want to request "center cut" and "big, beautiful slices" for lox and "private reserve" for smoked sturgeon. I can do that on their site or call them up to modify an online order from their site. But not from GoldBelly. Where Goldbelly has an advantage is for big orders where R&D shipping charges will go up while Goldbelly's stays closer to the minimum shipping.

I had $10 off $50 with Amex and it never penciled out to use it.

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#3 Post by Robert M yers » October 1st, 2020, 4:24 pm

I agree Barry, order direct when you can. I’m assuming many of these places are now offering product because GB makes it easier. I’ve been trying to order Cochon Butcher for years but they won’t ship. Now they will on GB, but I’m not paying $25 Per for a le Pig Mac.

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#4 Post by Ken Strauss » October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am

I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
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#5 Post by Brian Tuite » October 2nd, 2020, 12:01 pm

They were the ones that handled my Cheesesteak delivery the other day. Didn’t know they were a culinary retailer.
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#6 Post by Andy Steinman » October 2nd, 2020, 4:55 pm

I've used Goldbelly a lot. Mixed experiences:

Primanti's - awful
DiFara - mediocre
Pizzeria Bianco - very good
Two Fat Cats - mediocre
Gino's East - mediocre
Russ & Daughters - excellent but costly
Yonah Shimmel - good
Town Hall Deli - very good
Bread & Roses - excellent
Centerville Pie - very good
William Greenberg - very good
Sable's - excellent

It's rarely a good value but they offer some nice special occasion treats.
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#7 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 2nd, 2020, 6:18 pm

Andy Steinman wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 4:55 pm
I've used Goldbelly a lot. Mixed experiences:

Primanti's - awful
DiFara - mediocre
Pizzeria Bianco - very good
Two Fat Cats - mediocre
Gino's East - mediocre
Russ & Daughters - excellent but costly
Yonah Shimmel - good
Town Hall Deli - very good
Bread & Roses - excellent
Centerville Pie - very good
William Greenberg - very good
Sable's - excellent

It's rarely a good value but they offer some nice special occasion treats.
Primanti’s isn’t good period.

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#8 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 2nd, 2020, 6:21 pm

Rolls for cheesesteaks and hoagies need to be fresh. Day old is no good. Sandwiches assembled and frozen can’t be much good.

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#9 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » October 2nd, 2020, 6:23 pm

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:18 pm
Andy Steinman wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 4:55 pm
I've used Goldbelly a lot. Mixed experiences:

Primanti's - awful
DiFara - mediocre
Pizzeria Bianco - very good
Two Fat Cats - mediocre
Gino's East - mediocre
Russ & Daughters - excellent but costly
Yonah Shimmel - good
Town Hall Deli - very good
Bread & Roses - excellent
Centerville Pie - very good
William Greenberg - very good
Sable's - excellent

It's rarely a good value but they offer some nice special occasion treats.
Primanti’s isn’t good period.
Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.

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#10 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:23 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:18 pm
Andy Steinman wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 4:55 pm
I've used Goldbelly a lot. Mixed experiences:

Primanti's - awful
DiFara - mediocre
Pizzeria Bianco - very good
Two Fat Cats - mediocre
Gino's East - mediocre
Russ & Daughters - excellent but costly
Yonah Shimmel - good
Town Hall Deli - very good
Bread & Roses - excellent
Centerville Pie - very good
William Greenberg - very good
Sable's - excellent

It's rarely a good value but they offer some nice special occasion treats.
Primanti’s isn’t good period.
Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.
Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.

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#11 Post by Dan Boerigter » October 2nd, 2020, 8:24 pm

I have tried Ess bagel and Grand Traverse Pie Company and both were great.

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#12 Post by Andy Steinman » October 2nd, 2020, 9:43 pm

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:23 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:18 pm

Primanti’s isn’t good period.
Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.
Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
I tried Primanti's based on college era nostalgia circa 1976 - 1980. Back then it was one location at the docks that was only open Midnight to until Noon (I think). A Cheesesteak with Bacon and Egg was the thing. It was amazing from a "college guy after a night of partying" perspective. Fast forward to 2020, [barf1.gif]
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#13 Post by dcornutt » October 3rd, 2020, 3:03 am

If you order from Pat Lafreida now you have to use Goldbelly. My one interaction was perfect with that.
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#14 Post by M.Kaplan » October 3rd, 2020, 3:29 pm

dcornutt wrote:
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If you order from Pat Lafreida now you have to use Goldbelly. My one interaction was perfect with that.
My son ordered a whole seasoned, rolled, and tied porchetta from LaFrieda using Goldbelly, delivered overnight to my office in Los Angeles. It arrived cold (the ice packs were still frozen), on time, and was delicious after he cooked it according to the enclosed directions.
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#15 Post by Dave McIsaac » October 3rd, 2020, 3:44 pm

Andy Steinman wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 9:43 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm
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Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.
Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
I tried Primanti's based on college era nostalgia circa 1976 - 1980. Back then it was one location at the docks that was only open Midnight to until Noon (I think). A Cheesesteak with Bacon and Egg was the thing. It was amazing from a "college guy after a night of partying" perspective. Fast forward to 2020, [barf1.gif]
Where did you go to school? Primanti's is much better appreciated with a "belly full of beer"......
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#16 Post by Steve L Gellman » October 3rd, 2020, 5:11 pm

Ken Strauss wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am
I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
The best bagels!

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#17 Post by Andy Steinman » October 3rd, 2020, 9:57 pm

Dave McIsaac wrote:
October 3rd, 2020, 3:44 pm
Andy Steinman wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 9:43 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm

Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
I tried Primanti's based on college era nostalgia circa 1976 - 1980. Back then it was one location at the docks that was only open Midnight to until Noon (I think). A Cheesesteak with Bacon and Egg was the thing. It was amazing from a "college guy after a night of partying" perspective. Fast forward to 2020, [barf1.gif]
Where did you go to school? Primanti's is much better appreciated with a "belly full of beer"......
Carnegie-Mellon. Primanti's, the "O"(RIP), and Vincent's Pizza Park were the go-to's. All required that "belly full of beer" to aid in digestion!
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#18 Post by Robert M yers » October 4th, 2020, 12:01 am

Somebody at Ohio State decided to rip off Primanti’s and bring in a Panini’s when I was there. It was glorious bar food until I ate a turkey sandwich one night and spent two days in the bathroom and bed. Still can’t look at that bread with soggy fries on it without wincing...from either place.

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#19 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 4th, 2020, 8:41 am

Ken Strauss wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am
I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
I looked at that, and love Ess a Bagel, but a two day old bagel seemed like it would show its age. Freezing fresh bread works, but weren’t these notably below one bought fresh?

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#20 Post by Ken Strauss » October 4th, 2020, 11:10 am

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:41 am
Ken Strauss wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am
I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend. 1
I looked at that, and love Ess a Bagel, but a two day old bagel seemed like it would show its age. Freezing fresh bread works, but weren’t these notably below one bought fresh?
They ship overnight so the bagels are pretty fresh. They wrap each bagel individually or 2 together.
I need to also mention that the nova is hand sliced!
The nova itself is worth the price!
The best I have ever tasted. Velvety smooth!
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#21 Post by Michael Sopher » October 4th, 2020, 3:15 pm

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:41 am
Ken Strauss wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am
I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
I looked at that, and love Ess a Bagel, but a two day old bagel seemed like it would show its age. Freezing fresh bread works, but weren’t these notably below one bought fresh?
I am bummed if they aren't still warm from the oven when I get them home. (The SWMBO lives just a few blocks from Ess-A) the hand cut nova from Russ and Daughters or Zabars beats what they slice at Ess-a

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#22 Post by Ken Strauss » October 4th, 2020, 8:11 pm

Michael Sopher wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 3:15 pm
Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:41 am
Ken Strauss wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am
I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
I looked at that, and love Ess a Bagel, but a two day old bagel seemed like it would show its age. Freezing fresh bread works, but weren’t these notably below one bought fresh?
I am bummed if they aren't still warm from the oven when I get them home. (The SWMBO lives just a few blocks from Ess-A) the hand cut nova from Russ and Daughters or Zabars beats what they slice at Ess-a
It may be equal but no way better!
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#23 Post by Andy Steinman » October 4th, 2020, 9:17 pm

If you don't live in NYC and have to rely on Goldbelly/FedX, Essa is great for Bagels; likewise Russ and Daughters for all things fish. Zabars is great if you are local but what they ship, even what is portrayed as hand sliced, is lame by comparison. Waiting for Sables to get back in business...
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#24 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 4th, 2020, 10:05 pm

Ken Strauss wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:11 pm
Michael Sopher wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 3:15 pm
Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:41 am


I looked at that, and love Ess a Bagel, but a two day old bagel seemed like it would show its age. Freezing fresh bread works, but weren’t these notably below one bought fresh?
I am bummed if they aren't still warm from the oven when I get them home. (The SWMBO lives just a few blocks from Ess-A) the hand cut nova from Russ and Daughters or Zabars beats what they slice at Ess-a
It may be equal but no way better!
Have you actually had Russ and Daughters smoked salmon?

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#25 Post by Dan Hammer » October 5th, 2020, 7:37 am

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 10:05 pm
Ken Strauss wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:11 pm
Michael Sopher wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 3:15 pm


I am bummed if they aren't still warm from the oven when I get them home. (The SWMBO lives just a few blocks from Ess-A) the hand cut nova from Russ and Daughters or Zabars beats what they slice at Ess-a
It may be equal but no way better!
Have you actually had Russ and Daughters smoked salmon?
I've had R&D many times (I'm local). You can get a quarter pound of lox/nova/smoked salmon for $10 at a bagel store. It's commercial.
You can go to R&D and other upscale local fish stores and pay $12.00 - $15.00 for a quarter pound. For an extra few dollars, why would anyone purchased lox at a bagel store. When I'm downtown, I'll buy a quarter pound of Scottish salmon at R&D. It's good for 3 bagels, maybe 4. FYI, lox can be frozen. edit > Balducci's has smoked salmon between $33 and $36 a pound. It's almost as good as Russ and Daughters, and has the benefit of being local to my Westchester location.

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#26 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 5th, 2020, 8:22 am

I knew you had Dan (as have most of the locals).! My only difference from your perspective is that I prefer the Gaspe.

Ess a Bagel gets their smoked salmon from Acme.
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#27 Post by Paul Jaouen » October 5th, 2020, 8:22 am

dcornutt wrote:
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If you order from Pat Lafreida now you have to use Goldbelly. My one interaction was perfect with that.
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#28 Post by Michael Sopher » October 5th, 2020, 8:34 am

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
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I knew you had Dan (as have most of the locals).! My only difference from your perspective is that I prefer the Gaspe.

Ess a Bagel gets their smoked salmon from Acme.
Virtually everyone gets their salmon from Acme. Acme smokes to each shops specifications for R&D and Zabars and they also select their own sides of salmon to be smoked. You too can go to Acme for Smoked Fish Friday (worth it if you need to cater a brit or something as the salmon is $18/lb) https://acmesmokedfish.smartonlineorder.com/ all a lot easier because of CoVid... no line up any more.

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#29 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 5th, 2020, 9:01 am

Now I’ve learned all Acme isn’t alike!

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#30 Post by Michael Sopher » October 5th, 2020, 9:04 am

Barry L i p t o n wrote:
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Now I’ve learned all Acme isn’t alike!
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#31 Post by Betty C » October 5th, 2020, 11:07 am

Michael Sopher wrote:
October 5th, 2020, 8:34 am
Barry L i p t o n wrote:
October 5th, 2020, 8:22 am
I knew you had Dan (as have most of the locals).! My only difference from your perspective is that I prefer the Gaspe.

Ess a Bagel gets their smoked salmon from Acme.
Virtually everyone gets their salmon from Acme. Acme smokes to each shops specifications for R&D and Zabars and they also select their own sides of salmon to be smoked. You too can go to Acme for Smoked Fish Friday (worth it if you need to cater a brit or something as the salmon is $18/lb) https://acmesmokedfish.smartonlineorder.com/ all a lot easier because of CoVid... no line up any more.
That makes total sense that all these shops use Acme as their co-packer. I think the true cost of every shop smoking their own fish would make lox be even more exorbitantly priced.
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#32 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 5th, 2020, 11:56 am

Wexler's in LA smokes there own lox. Very good.

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#33 Post by Richard T r i m p i » October 5th, 2020, 12:09 pm

I've ordered fish from Russ & Daughters through Goldbelly for 4+ years. Always good. Decent sized orders for an annual party: smoked whitefish, whitefish/salmon salad, chopped herring and a couple of kinds of lox. Always prefer the in person experience but shipping is much more convenient. Acme looks like a fine option except apparently no shipping?

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#34 Post by Barry L i p t o n » October 5th, 2020, 1:00 pm

Goldbelly really works for R&D when you order large like you outline. Shipping costs goes up much slower, so things like dried fruit can be put in cost effectiely as well as the perishable stuff. For a big order, shipping is maybe $30-$40 less than R&D direct.

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#35 Post by Michael Sopher » October 5th, 2020, 1:52 pm

Richard T r i m p i wrote:
October 5th, 2020, 12:09 pm
I've ordered fish from Russ & Daughters through Goldbelly for 4+ years. Always good. Decent sized orders for an annual party: smoked whitefish, whitefish/salmon salad, chopped herring and a couple of kinds of lox. Always prefer the in person experience but shipping is much more convenient. Acme looks like a fine option except apparently no shipping?

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Acme's pseudo retail is in person only. Before Covid you'd have to go and line up outside the factory on Friday morning. Now you can preorder online but must pick up in person. I suppose otherwise they'd be undercutting their own clients. I have gone and bought 5 lbs of salmon for a big break fast or NY Day brunch though. Fun.

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#36 Post by Peter C. » October 18th, 2020, 8:19 am

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm
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Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
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Primanti’s isn’t good period.
Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.
Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
You are a fool! neener

All of the sandwiches are served on Italian bread. It's kind of what they do - you probably didn't like the fries and slaw on the sandwich either. They got their start by serving truckers hence piling everything in between 2 slices of Italian.

It's like someone going to Katz's in NYC and saying 'man I hate pastrami on rye.' Or Brooklyn for pizza and saying 'I only like deep dish.' Why go?

The Pitts-Burgher and Cheese might be their worst sandwich - it's basically a cheeseburger. The Capicola with a fried egg, the pastrami or the roast beef are the only acceptable choices, they spit on the other sandos as they should champagne.gif [stirthepothal.gif] .
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#37 Post by alan weinberg » October 18th, 2020, 9:29 am

just received my first order. Incredibly disappointing. Tried to write a review and it has to be submitted to Goldbelly, doesn’t automatically get posted. That’s why they have a 4.8/5 rating but other independent sites rate them 2/5.

I bought Davila’s BBQ—brisket and sausage. Sausage decent, brisket dry and not enjoyable. Worse than any supermarket. Spent almost $200. Complained and got a $15 off coupon for next order. Told them I wouldn’t get it again even if free.

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#38 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 19th, 2020, 1:12 pm

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Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:23 pm


Yeah primantis is garbage. The one time I went I was eating some sawdust dry sandwich and asked for sauce and the server was like “we don’t use sauce”. I told him “yeah I can tell...” first and last visit.
Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
You are a fool! neener

All of the sandwiches are served on Italian bread. It's kind of what they do - you probably didn't like the fries and slaw on the sandwich either. They got their start by serving truckers hence piling everything in between 2 slices of Italian.

It's like someone going to Katz's in NYC and saying 'man I hate pastrami on rye.' Or Brooklyn for pizza and saying 'I only like deep dish.' Why go?

The Pitts-Burgher and Cheese might be their worst sandwich - it's basically a cheeseburger. The Capicola with a fried egg, the pastrami or the roast beef are the only acceptable choices, they spit on the other sandos as they should champagne.gif [stirthepothal.gif] .
Maybe it was served on some kind of Italian bread. I know what to order in a Jewish deli, but like a good wine store they’re all located 250 miles away. BTW, I didn’t go to pittsburgh to sample this delight I live here. Not even worth a 5 stride detour. deadhorse

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Re: Goldbelly experiences

#39 Post by Peter C. » October 19th, 2020, 3:38 pm

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 1:12 pm
Peter C. wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 8:19 am
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 2nd, 2020, 6:35 pm

Fool that I am, I ordered a cheesesteak for my first Primanti’s visit. It was served on white bread.
You are a fool! neener

All of the sandwiches are served on Italian bread. It's kind of what they do - you probably didn't like the fries and slaw on the sandwich either. They got their start by serving truckers hence piling everything in between 2 slices of Italian.

It's like someone going to Katz's in NYC and saying 'man I hate pastrami on rye.' Or Brooklyn for pizza and saying 'I only like deep dish.' Why go?

The Pitts-Burgher and Cheese might be their worst sandwich - it's basically a cheeseburger. The Capicola with a fried egg, the pastrami or the roast beef are the only acceptable choices, they spit on the other sandos as they should champagne.gif [stirthepothal.gif] .
Maybe it was served on some kind of Italian bread. I know what to order in a Jewish deli, but like a good wine store they’re all located 250 miles away. BTW, I didn’t go to pittsburgh to sample this delight I live here. Not even worth a 5 stride detour. deadhorse
Nice - what part of town? I grew up there in the South Hills, Upper St Clair.

Go get the Capicola with a fried egg and tell me it's not the best low brow comfort food you've ever eaten.
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Re: Goldbelly experiences

#40 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 19th, 2020, 3:58 pm

Peter C. wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 3:38 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 1:12 pm
Peter C. wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 8:19 am


You are a fool! neener

All of the sandwiches are served on Italian bread. It's kind of what they do - you probably didn't like the fries and slaw on the sandwich either. They got their start by serving truckers hence piling everything in between 2 slices of Italian.

It's like someone going to Katz's in NYC and saying 'man I hate pastrami on rye.' Or Brooklyn for pizza and saying 'I only like deep dish.' Why go?

The Pitts-Burgher and Cheese might be their worst sandwich - it's basically a cheeseburger. The Capicola with a fried egg, the pastrami or the roast beef are the only acceptable choices, they spit on the other sandos as they should champagne.gif [stirthepothal.gif] .
Maybe it was served on some kind of Italian bread. I know what to order in a Jewish deli, but like a good wine store they’re all located 250 miles away. BTW, I didn’t go to pittsburgh to sample this delight I live here. Not even worth a 5 stride detour. deadhorse
Nice - what part of town? I grew up there in the South Hills, Upper St Clair.

Go get the Capicola with a fried egg and tell me it's not the best low brow comfort food you've ever eaten.
We’re downtown, where the locals say nobody lives. Alright, I’ll try one. Admit ordering a “cheesesteak” was likely a mistake.

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Re: Goldbelly experiences

#41 Post by Peter C. » October 19th, 2020, 4:03 pm

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Peter C. wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 3:38 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 1:12 pm

Maybe it was served on some kind of Italian bread. I know what to order in a Jewish deli, but like a good wine store they’re all located 250 miles away. BTW, I didn’t go to pittsburgh to sample this delight I live here. Not even worth a 5 stride detour. deadhorse
Nice - what part of town? I grew up there in the South Hills, Upper St Clair.

Go get the Capicola with a fried egg and tell me it's not the best low brow comfort food you've ever eaten.
We’re downtown, where the locals say nobody lives. Alright, I’ll try one. Admit ordering a “cheesesteak” was likely a mistake.
Ha gotcha - where are you originally from, just curious? My fam is from here (Boston) but we lived in the Burgh for 13+ years. Report back once you try the Capicola - and if you don't mind a little heat drip some Frank's hot sauce onto it, just a couple shakes.
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Re: Goldbelly experiences

#42 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » October 19th, 2020, 4:39 pm

Peter C. wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 4:03 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Peter C. wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 3:38 pm


Nice - what part of town? I grew up there in the South Hills, Upper St Clair.

Go get the Capicola with a fried egg and tell me it's not the best low brow comfort food you've ever eaten.
We’re downtown, where the locals say nobody lives. Alright, I’ll try one. Admit ordering a “cheesesteak” was likely a mistake.
Ha gotcha - where are you originally from, just curious? My fam is from here (Boston) but we lived in the Burgh for 13+ years. Report back once you try the Capicola - and if you don't mind a little heat drip some Frank's hot sauce onto it, just a couple shakes.
SNJ/Philadelphia. Pittsburgh isn’t the NE for sure.

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