Ralph’s Great Divide 743 E. New York St.
Another old school joint I haven’t been to in a while. They are noted for their house made pies and creamy potato soup, but you really need to try the ham. The soup comes 3 ways. Plain, Hot Pot Aug (as in Ah Gee) which is covered with cheddar cheese or the Hot Pot Pig. As you can imagine the Pot Pig has bacon and hot pepper cheese.
Going in I knew I needed to save room for pie so I ordered one of their combos. A half a ham sandwich and a cup of Hot Pot Aug soup.
Their pit ham is bourbon glazed so that should get your attention. The result is delicious. It makes for a nice and simple sandwich. As good as the ham was the soup stole the show. It had an excellent consistency and the sharpness of the cheese paired nicely with the subtle richness of the soup. It was a tandem I would definitely enjoy again.
For dessert I opted for a slice of Butterscotch cream pie.
It was every bit as good as it looks. Flaky crust and a rich Mousse like filling. It was definitely worth the calories.
As good as the food was I think the service we received may have been even better. I would like to thank Samantha and Libby for their courtesy and hospitality. Next time I am trying the Hot Pot Pig. I am also sure to have some pie.