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.

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[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Although Raymi features a prominent ceviche bar and Pisco selection, they've got sandwiches on the lunch menu, and their Pan de Chicharron ($12) measures up well to the other bites we've enjoyed. It's stuffed with confit pork, sweet potato, rocoto (a Peruvian chili) mayo, and a salsa criolla made with oilve oil, red onions, lime, and a touch of micro-cilantro.

The pork is impressively tender, juicy and flavorful, but also fairly salty, so the sweet potato adds some crucial sweetness. The spicy mayo is subtle but complex, and the salsa lends the acidity to cut through it all. It's definitely a sandwich to eat at the restaurant, not to-go—the soft bread will sog up from the moist, porky filling.

Raymi

43 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10010 (map)
212-929-1200
richardsandoval.com/raymi

About the author: Dana Abu-Dayyeh is an intern for Serious Eats.

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