Gallery: What to Eat: Our Look at the US Open Food

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Tempura roll ($12)
Tempura roll ($12)

Tasted just like the Japanese take-out food I buy at my local upscale supermarkets. The rice was cold and gummy.

Shumai ($9.50)
Shumai ($9.50)

These dumplings? Cold and gummy.

Samosas ($7.50)
Samosas ($7.50)

Pretty tasty, and relatively grease-free.

Chicken kati roll ($8.75)
Chicken kati roll ($8.75)

Something I would have been happy eating from a cart in midtown Manhattan.

Lamb combo ($10.75)
Lamb combo ($10.75)

Packed a surprising amount of heat in every bite.

Carnegie Deli pastrami ($13.50)
Carnegie Deli pastrami ($13.50)

Not as big as what they serve at in Manhattan, but plenty big nonetheless, and plenty tasty and juicy as well.

Turkey sandwich from Carnegie Deli ($13.50)
Turkey sandwich from Carnegie Deli ($13.50)

Even the turkey in the turkey sandwich was moist, though there was twice as much meat as necessary.

LaFrieda burger ($8.50)
LaFrieda burger ($8.50)

The only problem: my burger was well-done. There were no juices flowing from it when we cut it open for the "autopsy" shot. It was bone-dry. There were hints that the cheeseburger was made of high-quality, LaFreida-sourced meat, but the overcooked patty did nothing for that august meat company's reputation.

Carnegie Deli knish ($5.50)
Carnegie Deli knish ($5.50)

Might be my favorite knish anywhere: well-seasoned mashed potatoes drenched in schmaltz encased by a flaky crust. If you only buy one thing to eat at the US Open it should be this knish.

Niman Ranch apple gouda sausage ($9)
Niman Ranch apple gouda sausage ($9)

Good sausage, but came on an awful whole wheat bun. Tasty slaw, though.

Pulled pork sandwich
Pulled pork sandwich

Tasted like a sloppy Joe with its cloyingly sweet sauce.

Pulled pork sandwich ($10)
Pulled pork sandwich ($10)

Tasted like a sloppy Joe with its cloyingly sweet sauce.

Chicken fingers ($9)
Chicken fingers ($9)

So heavily battered they made the soggy waffle fries seem light.

Crepes ($8.50)
Crepes ($8.50)

A Crepe Suzette, made with strawberries, Grand Marnier, sugar, and orange juice, was leathery and tasteless, and another crepe made with Nutella and bananas was only marginally better.

Hanger steak panino ($9.50)
Hanger steak panino ($9.50)

Made on scorched focaccia.

Tacos ($10.50)
Tacos ($10.50)

Not representative of Mary Sue Millken's and Susan Feininger's abilities.

Carmen Gonzalez's pulled pork sandwich ($9.50)
Carmen Gonzalez's pulled pork sandwich ($9.50)

Suffered from an excessively sweet barbecue sauce.

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