Just like mimes, every city has its culinary strengths and weaknesses. Some mimes are good at showing a man opening a door, but not so good ay sipping coffee. The reverse can be true, too. Applying this POM (Philosophy of Mimes) to eating in cities, I’ve arrived at a few preliminary observations. This is early stuff, not the RCT (random controlled trials) that we’re still running, but at least it’s data worth parsing.
In San Francisco, I seek out Mexican, local, Chinese, and refined American food. Pizza? No, of course not. Irish pubs? Great Italian-American?
In NYC, look for sushi, Italian-American, Italian, and French.
Boston: Bakeries, pizza, inexpensive Asian. Quick question: Why are all the BBQ joints that are popular–Sweet Cheeks, East Coast Grill, Soul Fire, Blue Ribbon–owned by white people? Do white people in New England have a unique talent and cultivated skill for BBQ?
Maybe this man has an answer: