Tuome is a large restaurant located in Alphabet City that serves up contemporary American cuisine with an Asian influence. One of their more popular items on the menu is the Pig Out, a crispy pork dish that takes three days to prepare. Learn all about it in this video from Eater and host Nick Solares.
This week’s episode of The Meat Show finds host Nick Solares in Manhattan’s East Village to eat a dish that he considers the perfect bite of pork. Tuome is a New American restaurant with strong Asian influences. Chef-owner Thomas Chen leverages both his fine dining experience — he’s a vet of Eleven Madison Park — and his Chinese-American heritage to produce a truly unique dish. Chen takes a pork belly through a three day, multi-step process that transforms it into a dish that evokes classic Chinese dishes like barbecued spare ribs and Peking duck, yet is completely new.
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