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On the Menu: Meatballs Galore



January 11, 2011


Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow Partners Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow have made a ballsy foray into the Lower East Side dining scene with the opening of their singularly focused eatery, the Meatball Shop. Holzman, whose culinary credits include San Francisco’s Fifth Floor and Jardinière, elevates the humble classic with a meatball-centric menu as cheeky as it is delicious. The duo will prepare a one-of-a-kind luncheon at the Beard House this Friday (book here); here's what's on the menu: Hors d’Oeuvre Miniature Maryland Crabmeat and Potato Chip Meatballs with Old Bay Dipping Sauce Miniature Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce Reuben Meatball Sliders with Sauerkraut and Thousand Island Dressing Pairing: Ca’ Furlan Cuvée Beatrice Prosecco NV Luncheon Mushroom–Lentil Soup with Chicken Meatballs Pairing: Fattori Runcaris Soave 2009 Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Braised Kale and Classic Tomato Sauce Pairing: Cesani Ireos Chianti 2008 Spicy Pork Meatballs and Spicy Meat Sauce with Soft Polenta Pairing: Parusso Barbera d’Alba 2008 Miniature Walnut Meringue Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Ice Cream Pairing: Port Toddy