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Say what you will about the suits and the high rises and the Starbuckses proliferating Williamsburg and vampire-sucking out all its charm and affordability. So long as Saltie—the little Moby Dick-themed sandwich shop that could—is still open, the neighborhood hasn’t lost its ingenuity. Here, chef-owner Caroline Fidanza and her small crew have been selling briny and bright sandwiches that spill forth from studio apartment-sized slabs of lush, salty focaccia since 2009. It’s the sort...
When taken at face value, the sandwich is probably the most genius feat of culinary accomplishment in the history of mankind. The sandwich, which was invented in 1762 by England’s very own Earl of Sandwich, John Montagnu--is a paradox: It’s both a beacon of versatility (you can put whatever the hell you want in a sandwich), and a symbol of simple pleasures (two slices of bread intersected by American cheese qualifies). But over the years,...
We’re just going to out ourselves right away: We first heard about “Deflate-Gate” from Nugget Spot in Gramercy, when they pitched us their Super Bowl special of “under-inflated” nuggets (a canny ruse for price gouging popcorn chicken, but whatever). What we’re saying is, we essentially view the world through a limited lens of food, so would never deign to insult the intelligence of football fans by attempting to engage in sports talk. We’ll just...
  There's no food quite like a sandwich is there? I could wax rhapsodic now, extoll the virtues of this inherently humble food, but that would go against everything that makes a sandwich so perfect. What's great about sandwiches is that they can be as simple as you want them to be, but they can also be elevated to such a degree that they'd belong on the menu of the finest of restaurants. Plus, they're...

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