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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Bar Pie

Is this a common term? A New Jersey thing? Another place I could easily walk to (but don't) is the Star Tavern - an institution beloved by many, and believed by some to be the source of New Jersey's best pizza. I can't very well eat a whole one, and they don't sell it by the slice, so I never think of going there. But I had a craving today. And I found out that you can sit at the counter and order a smallish (and cheap!) "bar pie" - perfect! Who knew?

On the way I stopped at the high school recycling bins to load up on more big sheets of flattened corrugated cartons. The next phase of the lawn reduction program will be a large round strawberry bed in the middle of the upper back yard - at the base of the deck. To be planted in the spring. Is this getting out of hand or what?


Blogger Lynn said...

What a fun nummy find!

1:41 AM  
Anonymous beecher said...

Now *I'm* craving Star Tavern pizza...I'll have to investigate, but I've never heard of bar pies around here.

9:14 AM  
Blogger sukipoet said...

Never heard of bar pies either. Hey New Jersey woman. I heard two New Jersey guys read today. Alan Cheuse and Robert Pinsky read together at the Brattleboro Literary Festival. Both quite good but I liked Pinsky the best. Very articulate and quite interesting poems.

5:30 PM  

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