Where to eat this week.
The owners of Southeast Morrison stalwart Robo Taco are planning a beercade two doors east of their taqueria, at 617 SE Morrison St in a former electronics repair store.
Bunk Sandwiches’ Tommy Habetz now has an old-school Jersey-style pizza spot. We like the It’s Always Sunny In Cully slice, which combines beef pepperoni from Old Salt across the street with house-pickled pineapple and local honey for a neighborhood potluck.
“We’re serving a pie featuring vegetables that we grew in our garden at Pizza Jerk.”
Why is deep-dish pizza en vogue? We debated it as we get ready for Pie Harder—WW’s deep-dish pizza fest at Ecliptic Brewing on August 1.
Up in Detroit, where so many Sicilians settled, they bake their pizzas in square pans. The Motown version, which some call “Nonna style,” is currently taking over the pizzaverse.
Cully—the land of satellite dishes and art cars, what-is-he-building-in-there sheds and prefab gazebos, ethnic communities enduring undisturbed for generations, and aspirational cultists—hasn’t entirely evaded the forces of change.
The Jerk is Bunk Sandwiches king Tommy Habetz, who took over the old Magoo’s bar on Northeast 42nd with a large and delightfully convoluted menu.