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The “Meatball Sliders,” for $7.49.
“Bread is part of the trick.”
The chicken Meatballs come dressed with a ginger-spiked tomato sauce.
For $9, you get three golf-balled sized crispy octopus meatballs
We ordered “Pork Meatballs,” a $20 main course.
The “Meatball Parm,” at $7.50, is a hefty sandwich.
For $15 we got four huge meatballs, sizzling as they arrived in a cast iron pan accompanied by garlic bread.
The specialty is the $6.50 “Torta,” a sandwich made on house-baked rolls and wrapped inside a thin paper sleeve.
You get two baseball-sized meatballs made of short rib and pork.
We ordered the “Meatballs Al Forno” ($14).
The best was the Classic, which had a wonderful soft texture and multi-layered taste.
They come to the table in a little cast iron pan, a plate of three big ones for $11.
Nan Zhou’s Noddle House is a vibrant Chinatown favorite.
Order the $12 “Meatballs and Toast”
Two things on the menu drove us to this upscale Jersey restaurant.
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Pure ecstasy. One of the elite meatballs that I’ve encountered during this contest.
We opted for the $9.50 “Sunday Morning,” which comes on a fresh, oversized Sarcone’s roll.
We got a couple of meatballs on bread for just $3.
What makes this work is the “Romesco sauce”
For $12, I got a baseball-sized meatball, served over a salad with a dollop of ricotta cheese.
The $11 “Meatball Grinder” comes with four mid-sized meatballs.
We thoroughly enjoyed a meatball parm sandwich ($8.50) with melted provolone.
The meatball appetizer at Modo Mio is the classic blend of beef, pork and veal mixed with parsley, garlic and Pecorino.
It’s all beef, with some cheese, bread crumbs, a few spices.
For $4.99, we got more than a dozen small beef-and-pork meatballs.
It took us two months to get reservations, and we’re not complaining.
At just $4.59 for a Shorti, it’s a bargain.
They’re baked over olive oil at 450 degrees, flipped four times to make sure the entire meatball gets seared and then cooked in gravy.
At Stogie Joe’s they come on a Liscio Kaiser roll, and it’s a bargain of a sandwich at eight bucks.