Category Archives: Ed Burke

St. Patrick’s Day & Corned Beef

As a grandson of Ireland, the entirety of my youth was steeped in Ireland: history, customs, music, poetry, and food. Though born here, I am born from that Fenian soil and know no other. And of course this all comes … Continue reading

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A Meditation on Spanish Ham

In the furious aisles and chaotic catacombs of Fairway in Paramus, where I’m the general manager, I am surrounded by every specialty food imaginable where all gather with a certain gusto of gladiatorial battle. And anyone would be ready to … Continue reading

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