Weinbergers Deli, Grapevine, Tex.

My friend and his brother (both of whom are local Texans from Grapevine) brought me to Weinbergers, and it was an awesome place for us to have lunch. I ordered the reuben, and the sandwich was generously appointed. The combination of flavors from the corned beef and Russian dressing, to the fresh baked rye bread,… Continue reading Weinbergers Deli, Grapevine, Tex.

Cheese Blintzes

Chicago's weather is on an autumn rollercoaster, with lows in the twenties and highs in the seventies. I escaped the Midwest altogether for a 4-day trip to visit Aunty Judy, just as the sickness overtook me. At Rein's Delicatessen I ate 3 eggs over easy, roasted potatoes, buttered rye toast, a Hebrew National hotdog with… Continue reading Cheese Blintzes

Gray Dog

The next morning, hungover from several devastating losses at Scrabble, we had breakfast at the Gray Dog Deli in Mineral Point. Even though it was closer to lunch time, they graciously served us egg sandwiches and strong coffee. I admired a small print of "The Sun King," a painting by Marcia, that she carries around… Continue reading Gray Dog