Joe House is joined by Pat LaFrieda, CEO of Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, a $200 million company that supplies some of New York’s best restaurants, including: Minetta Tavern, Spotted Pig, Union Square Cafe, and more than 135 Shake Shack locations. House and Pat discuss LaFrieda’s rise from a Wall Street dropout to king of the New York meat industry, elevating the hamburger, and creating the legendary meat blend for Shake Shack (4:45). Then they talk about outside grilling, specialty steaks, and Pat’s new joint, The Pennsy Food Hall, located right outside of Madison Square Garden (27:40). Finally House links up with Juliet Litman for a classic House of Carbs Food News (55:00).
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