• The Stranger

Jonny Silverberg, owner of Napkin Friends food truck, claims the most exciting thing he's ever done with a potato is fire one out of a cannon, but as he invented the latke press sandwich, this is debatable. Jonny learned to make latkes from his grandma Sylvia (the truck's logo is an adorable drawing of them together). One day while working as a chef at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond, he made a panino with two latkes as the bread. The first sandwich this yielded was "the OG," with house-made pastrami. When I told him I'd never tried pastrami, Jonny's face looked as if I'd insisted I could shoot lasers out of my eyes...


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