Joe Brodsky’s Deep-Fried Steak

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    Appears in
    Everything on the Table

    By Colman Andrews

    Published 1992

    • About

    Driving through Spain some years ago, my friend Joe Brodsky, a Los Angeles businessman and lover of wine and food, found himself around lunchtime in a town whose name and precise location he cannot remember. He noticed a line of people standing outside a small restaurant, so he did the logical thing: He joined the queue. The restaurant’s specialty, he found out once he got in, was deep-fried steak. He tried it, loved it, and figured out how to reproduce it at home. The first time I tried it