A Sandwich a Day: The Butterfly from Lamazou
In this great city of ours, one could eat a different sandwich every day of the year—so that's what we'll do. Here's A Sandwich a Day, our daily look at sandwiches around New York. Got a sandwich we should check out? Let us know. —The Mgmt.
If you're just handed this Lamazou creation ($8.75) without any warning, the paper-thin slices of pate look like a well-done roast beef. But a bite will quickly clear up any misconceptions: the pate is rich and earthy, melting slowly on the tongue with the lingering notes of black pepper, complimented by munster cheese, pickles, and butter. The bread is equally delicious, providing structure with a flavorful, hearty crunch to contrast with the sandwich's soft, rich fillings. Why it's named the Butterfly, though, is anyone's guess.