Serious Eats Sandwich Festival Profile: Gramercy Tavern's Ham and Cheese
We'll be spotlighting all of the delicious sandwiches, desserts, and drinks you'll find at the Serious Eats All-Star Sandwich Festival from now until the big day. Hungry yet? Obvious next question, have you bought your tickets yet?
We love the ham and cheese sandwich that Michael Anthony, chef and partner at Gramercy Tavern, often serves as part of their lunchtime soup-and-sandwich special. We loved the ham and cheese that he created for pop-up cafe Sandwiched at the Whitney.
So we knew Anthony had to create a ham and cheese to serve at the Serious Eats Sandwich Festival. They smoke the ham in-house; it's smoky and sweet and shaved paper-thin. They also pickle a bunch of vegetables, that stay crisp, and go on there too atop cheese with some garlic aioli. It's the ham-and-cheese of our dreams.
Today's giveaway! Most of you know Tom Colicchio for his Top Chef judging skills and his knockout mini sandwich chain 'wichcraft. The fast-casual puts out some reliable sandwiches, and their companion book 'wichcraft is full of the favorites: Tuna with Fennel, Black Olives, and Lemon and Salami with Marinated Cauliflower and Bitter Greens, as well as some fantastic sandwich cookies. Anyone who has purchased a ticket before 6 p.m. EST today will be entered into a drawing for a copy of this sandwich lover's cookbook.