Feb 5, 2008

Gluttonous Rite Survives Without Silverware

This NY/NJ custom reminds me of a Md Bull Roast.

(NYTimes) - It was Friday evening at V.F.W. Post 4591 in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., and the scene was a vegetarian’s nightmare.
About 350 men, seated shoulder to shoulder at long tables, were devouring slices of beef tenderloin and washing them down with pitchers of beer. As waiters brought trays of meat, the guests reached over and harvested the pink slices with their bare hands, popping them down the hatch. Continued

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