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.


[Photograph: Kathy YL Chan]

Quick, before the season is over! There's an open-faced heirloom tomato sandwich with your name on it at The Dutch. The $16 price tag is not cheap, but the portion is generous and it comes with a large side of marinated radishes and cucumbers for a fresh, seasonal meal. Buttered and grilled slices of bread are slathered with house-made toasted pine nut hummus spilling over the edges.

It's warm and creamy with a nutty finish, perfect for catching the mountain of tomatoes. I counted four different tomatoes on the sandwich, including tiny red heirlooms and monster-sized green ones, all simply sliced and piled on top. It's finished with a thin shave of cucumber and grated Parmesan cheese. A fork and knife sandwich for sure.

The Dutch

131 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 (map)

About the author: Originally from Honolulu, Kathy YL Chan blogs at Kathy YL Chan, where she chronicles her eats and travel adventures between Hawai'i, New York and beyond. She firmly believes that there is always room for dessert.

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