Season 1, Episode 2
New York, here we come! Jamie and Bobby Deen take on the Big Apple by sampling traditional Italian dishes. First stop, Arthur Avenue in the Bronx and Robert DeNiros favorite joint, Mikes Deli, home of the original Sicilian stuffed bread. David Greco shows the boys how to make the special dough and fresh mozzarella, which becomes one of the ingredients in the Greco (G-Bread) stuffed bread. Its off to Mill Basin, Brooklyn to meet John Jr. at Landis Pork Store, home of the original rice balls. A dry mixture of different meats, cheese, herbs, spices and rice, the balls are deep fried and served piping hot. And finally, the boys check out the 110-year-old Venieros, a pastry shop located in Manhattans East Village and home of the unbelievable Almond Torte, a Venieros original. Carlo, a master baker, hand crafts 40 tortes in a day.
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