Lee Klein is the food critic

The name of this site is meant to suggest a heaping helping of my writing that you can take 2go...

 
Cheese Steak Sandwich at Halves & Wholes, photo courtesy Halves & Wholes

 If you love sandwiches, you'll love this joint.

 
Shishito Peppers at Blackbrick, photo by lee klein

Part One of the interview focused on the trials and tribulations of opening Sakaya Kitchen. This...

 
Orca Beans

My greatest culinary creation came about only because I fell victim to an enthusiastic bean...

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