Why add the to-go case with pasta sauces, meats, desserts?
It gives it the neighborhood feel. It allows anybody to come in and get wholesome food – if they want to prepare it at home, they have the option of doing that. You really are in the middle of a neighborhood. Yeah, this is like the Bronx. Some of the best restaurants are in little neighborhoods, tucked away. We came here to look at the smoker and bought the building. So it was the smoker that got you here. It’s loaded right now; it’s always loaded with somethin’. I’ll smoke something just for the hell of smokin’ ’em. Right now I’ve got duck breast, duckling, Cornish hens and chicken breast on the smoker. I’m gonna put them in my [takeout] case. Tomorrow I’m going to smoke trout, sturgeon and salmon. I pulled brisket off at 2:15 in the morning. What were you doing here at 2:15? Smoking brisket and pork shoulder, pork loin. I don’t know. I figure I’d stay out of trouble if I stay here and smoke meat. Now with the pizzas … We don’t have time for me to start talking about pizzas! I studied