We at Brooklyn are always on high alert for excellent sandwiches. And when this excellent sandwich involves a combination of Cambodian sandwich shop Num Pang plus Mile End smoked meats plus Beastie Boy Adam Horowitz, a.k.a. Ad-Rock? Yeah, we’re there.
Horowitz teamed up with Num Pang to create a mash up between a pastrami on rye and a bahn mi. What does that involve, you ask? Mile End Deli’s smoked meat with pickled carrots, cucumbers, cilantro, dill, and a chili Russian dressing on semolina bread. Oh, and not only does that sound insanely delicious, it also goes to a good cause: The sandwich, which comes with a cream soda, a bag of chips, and a spicy garlic dill pickle, will set you back $16, and the proceeds will go to two New York City-based animal shelters, Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue and The Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition.
Here’s the twist: The sandwiches are limited edition. No, I know, but I’m being serious. There are only 30 of them per location per day, through April 15. It’s called the Ad-Rock Pang, which is hard to argue with. Should you want to try to make it at home, Horowitz and Num Pang generously forked over their recipe to the New York Times T Magazine, too.