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Dave and Dan Andelman

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Dave started Phantom Gourmet in 1993. During that time, he completed a 4 year JD/MBA program at Northeastern University. Dave is single, lives alone and eats out for every single meal. He’s a trained boxer known outside the squared circle as the Great White Hopeless.  Dave is an avid historian with a concentration on the great General Gao’s transformation from a fierce leader on the battlefield to a culinary genius. Often mistaken as The Situation from “Jersey Shore,” Dave takes pride in being the tallest and tannest of the Andelman brothers with the greasiest hair.

Favorite TV38 show?  Phantom Gourmet
Favorite season?  Summer
Favorite Massachusetts politician of all-time?  Scott Brown, he calls our radio show.
Favorite pizza topping?  Beer
Best vacation spot?  Upper Revere Beach
Favorite restaurant?  Summer Shack
3 most played songs on your iPod?  I only know how to use the “shuffle” button
Favorite Amendment?  21st!
Favorite vegetable?  Is a steak and cheese sub a vegetable?
Favorite movie?  Big Night
Favorite Tom Cruise movie?  What’s the one where he plays the fat sports agent?

Dan Andelman
Dan is the host of the Phantom Gourmet on TV38 and its Executive Producer.  Known for his great wit, incredible restaurant knowledge and bad hair, Dan is the most gourmet of the Andelman brothers. He has never passed on a passed hors d’oeuvres. Like most Bavarians and hobbits, Dan is a staunch supporter of Second Breakfast. NASA claims on a clear day you can see his overly-sized cranium through satellite technology.  When he is not eating Fluffernutters, he enjoys watching television in his palatial Wellesley estate with no furniture.

Favorite TV38 show?   Judge Joe Brown, that dude can really judge better than those other TV judges!
Favorite season?  Football season / chicken wing season
Favorite Massachusetts politician of all-time?  Mayor McCheese
Favorite pizza topping?  Another pizza
Best vacation spot?  My brother Dave’s Revere Beach condo
Most admirable President?  President Palmer
Favorite restaurant?  I don’t dine out very often
3 most played songs on your iPod?  Me So Horny, Justin Bieber remix of Lady Gaga and Lil’ Wayne Featuring Timberland, and the Hot Pockets jingle.
Favorite Amendment? Separation of Church’s Fried Chicken and State
Favorite vegetable?  Another pizza
Favorite movie?   The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
Favorite Tom Cruise movie?  The Outsiders or Avatar

Pizza

Phantom Gourmet: Upscale Pizzeria Tour

First there was a gourmet burger revolution, and now, it looks like the upscale pizza invasion is here to stay.

08/05/2011

Roof deck of the new Legal Harborside in Boston

Phantom Gourmet: New Harborside Restaurants

Two of Boston’s hottest new restaurants have opened right on the harbor, and tonight, Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet is digging in.

07/15/2011

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Phantom Gourmet: Lobster Dishes

Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet shows us some of the region’s most creative lobster dishes.

07/08/2011

A burger from American Craft in Brookline

Phantom Gourmet: All-American Eats

With the fourth of July just a few days away, the Phantom Gourmet is getting in the patriotic spirit. Dan Andelman shows us where to find some all-American eats.

07/01/2011

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Phantom Gourmet Samples Some Father’s Day Barbecue

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet shows us what a lot of dads are looking for: great barbecue.

06/17/2011

Clam Dish

Phantom Gourmet: Cape Cod Eats

If you’re heading to the Cape this summer, you want to find some good places to eat. Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet has some tasty suggestions.

06/10/2011

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Phantom Gourmet: Restaurants To Kick Off The Summer Season

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and you definitely feel that at local restaurants. Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet takes us to some tasty spots to kick off the season.

05/27/2011

A bacon milk shake from Silly's Restaurant in Portland, Maine

Phantom Gourmet: Portland, Maine’s Booming Restaurant Scene

A New England city is getting national attention for its booming restaurant scene. Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet takes us on a dining tour of Portland, Maine.

05/20/2011

hot-dogs

Phantom Gourmet: Hot Dog Safari Preview

An event this weekend is every hot dog lover’s dream.
Dan Andelman of the Phantom Gourmet has a preview of the Hot Dog Safari.

05/13/2011

hot-dogs

Phantom Gourmet: Hot Dog

With baseball season in full swing and the summer approaching, the Phantom Gourmet has his mind on hot dogs.

05/06/2011

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