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Remember waaaaaaaaaay back yesterday when we told you Eddie Huang, BaoHaus owner and "Fresh Off the Boat" blogger, had acquired somewhat of a "bad boy" reputation in the culinary world? It's not entirely unmerited - he's known to dabble in la vida loko.
Most of us - twenty-one and over, bien sur - have had our fair share of Late Night Cheeseburger Doritos, piled high pastrami sandwiches and drive-thru buckets of fried chicken. We could tell you about it, but we'll let Eddie do the honors.
Five Late Night Meals: Eddie Huang
My mom would kick my ass if I got home before she went to sleep, but if I managed to come home at four or five, she'd just wait 'til the next day and leave me a bowl of minced pork on rice.
Back then, I didn't know if it tasted good cause it was good, or if it was because it felt like my last supper every time knowing I was going to get it the next day. Now, I eat it stone sober and it's still the best.
The key to a good minced pork on rice is to stew the ground pork on medium heat until most of the water is cooked off, then you deglaze with rice wine and pick the flavor back up. A lot of people try to speed up the recipe, but when you haven't cooked off the first, the flavor isn't as sharp."
3. Primanti Brothers Sandwich
Regardless, Primanti's was the sandwich of my freshman year at Pitt. My favorite was the corned beef with extra cheese and an egg. Primanti's is the jump because they stuff every sandwich with vinegar slaw and french fries. So, picture corned beef, extra cheese, an egg, coleslaw, fries and Italian bread. Yes, I'm still wearing this sandwich."
4. Steak-n-Shake with Og and Dutch Van Sickle
When Og wasn't pissing on himself, he was licking his fries so no one else would bum off his plate. Genius. But, the best was when we got totally hammered for Og's birthday. He was smarter than all of us and was in this five-year MBA program he always bragged about. When we were still taking classes like 'Tennis' or 'Social Problems,' Og was getting a graduate degree. He had this big presentation he kept talking about so we decided to play tic-tac-toe on his face when he passed out.
Fool rolled into his class for the presentation with X's and O's all over his grill. FTW."
5. 'Iron Chef' chimichanga
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