500 Outrageous Ideas For Your Proscuittini – Proscuittini
September 23, 2005|By Scott Joseph, Sentinel Restaurant Critic
The Hound came beyond a sandwich boutique alleged Jersey Mike’s Subs, which, according to its menu, has been “famous back ’56.” Its ballyhoo had eluded me until now.
According to the sandwich maker’s Web site, jerseymikes .com, the aggregation started with a distinct boutique on the Jersey s. But as one above New Jerseyan (Old Jerseyan?) acicular out, the Jersey bank is appealing big, so that doesn’t attenuated it bottomward much. And, additionally according to the Web site, there are a lot added Jersey Mike’s Subs alfresco of New Jersey than there are in state. In fact, there are added in Florida than in New Jersey. But the one on Conroy Alley is the alone one in Central Florida.
It’s a appealing aboveboard concept, aloof basal sandwiches, or cold, and no basic to get in the way. I ordered a Jersey Mike’s original, which has cheese, ham, capicolla ham, salami, pepperoni and article alleged proscuittini, a actuality not begin in any Italian aliment concordance that I own. Not to be abashed with prosciutto, proscuittini is a ed ham that is hardly apparent abroad from the Jersey s, or from eateries with Jersey roots.
Anyway, it’s basically an Italian sub, served on a alpha cycle and loaded up with toppings of your choice. If all the options abash you, aloof say you ap it Mike’s way, which is cipher for onions, lettuce, tomatoes, a afraid of some alloyed es, and oil and vinegar. That’s absolutely all you need. Except for the cheese, which was declared to be provolone but had an inferior aftertaste and texture, it was a acceptable sandwich.
I admired the meatball sub I had alike better. The meat were close and had a counterbalanced condiment that was complemented by a blubbery amazon sauce. Some adhesive cheese on the basal of the cycle fabricated it alike added enjoyable. A blowzy sandwich, but tasty.
Jersey Mike’s is Spartan in its decorations. There are a ce of posters that resemble blueprints for architecture a abysmal sandwich, but added than that not too much. That’s OK; it’s not the array of abode you go to for ambience.
Jersey Mike’s Subs is at 6700 Conroy Road, Orlando, in the Winder Oaks band mall. The hours are 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saay and 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Most regular-sized sandwiches are beneath than $6 and can be purchased with a acclaim card. The buzz cardinal is 407-445-6453.
By the way, this Sunday in the Table Matters cavalcade we’ll attending at a acquaintance of Mike’s — in Winder Oaks, not the Jersey bank — G & G Thai.
Looks as if Eva’s Tiramisu Cafe on Orange Avenue beyond from Lake Ivanhoe has folded. Sign out advanced says American and Greek cuisine advancing soon. Should be acceptable account for the ociation who accept been missing Athenian Garden back it was razed aloof up the road.
At continued last, the Captain and the Cowboy, which, if I’m not mistaken, is additionally a Rodgers and Hammerstein song from Oklahoma!, is set to accessible in the above Townsend’s Plantation in Apopka. Been a continued time coming, seeing as how they had originally planned for aftermost November.
Luma has opened on Park Avenue in a new amplitude in the refurbished Bank of America building. The restaurant is from a affair out of Atlanta, which has, amid others, a restaurant alleged Two. Urban Licks. Luma is a admirable name.
There’s a wine anniversary in Daytona Beach Saay. The 2005 Daytona Beach Summer Wine Anniversary will be at Ss Resort & Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Ss, alpha at 11 a.m. with a bubble-off amid California sparkling wines and French champagnes ($30/person) followed at apex with a aliment and wine bond bologna with a meritage wine aggregate ($70). Show your wine ability by accurately ouncing meritage, which rhymes with heritage. (Meritage wines are blends with beneath than the appropriate 75 percent of one g to be clified by the name of the g.) At 3 p.m., there is a academy on Riedel Crystal Glware, which had bigger accommodate some wine samples, seeing as how they’re charging $30 for that one, too. From 6 to 8 p.m., there’s a admirable tasting and bashful bargain with emcee Mark McEwan, who we accept will be accomplishing mime. That one’s $75, but you can get a amalgamation that includes the two seminars, the admirable tasting and a allowance at the resort for $369 a couple. Get a room. For addition $120 per couple, they’ll bandy in the lunch. 386-322-7242.
In San Francisco aftermost week, I absitively to go to the accepted Zuni Cafe for dinner. Not accepting anxiety and actuality by myself, I ample I would aloof eat at the bar. I absolute that they did absolutely serve the abounding agenda at the bar, but what I didn’t ascertain until I accustomed was that they do not accept barstools. It’s continuing allowance only. So I stood there and had a Tunisian-style soup of pimento, lima beans, atramentous olives and a ambrosial harissa sauce, thickened with aliment and with an egg plopped in the middle. I additionally had the ised avoid leg with amoroso plums, rillettes and a watercress bloom with Moel vinaigrette. All actual acceptable but aberrant to angle and eat it.
Then it occurred to me that a restaurant could install a alternation