'Norman' on Serious Eats

Dear Slice: 'I Was There When It First Opened'

This guy was there when it first opened, too. [Photograph: A. J. Kinik/An Endless Banquet] I got this great email from longtime Slice reader Norman: Was talking to a guy I worked with in England for several years today. I knew he was from Brooklyn, but unsure which part. I got on to mentioning Di Fara's and sent a photo—this was his reply:... More

Dear Slice: Greetings from ...

I love this email I just got from longtime Slice reader Norman. Its subject line was simply "Greetings." I clicked open the email and found the following photo. [You're going to have to click through the jump to simulate opening the message ...]... More

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