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A Sandwich a Day: 'Mixed Chopped' at SCRATCHbread

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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[iPhone photo: Carey Jones]

SCRATCHbread in Bed-Stuy may be known primarily as a bakery, but they now sell quite an impressive menu of stuffed breads, salads, and other edibles from their streetside walkup window. Here's the open-faced "Mixed Chopped" ($5) sandwich. The rich, mustardy egg salad tops a leaf of raw kale and a thick piece of crusty bread, with kale pesto on top and breadcrumbs for crunch. A little sprinkle of chili flakes adds heat. Nothing too complicated, but certainly more interesting than most egg salads out there.

*Sorry about the photo. Sometimes you get stranded by a hurricane and don't have a decent camera with ya.

SCRATCHbread

1069 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn NY 11216 (map)
718-744-8231
www.scratchbread.com

About the author: Carey Jones is the senior managing editor of Serious Eats. Follow her on Twitter (@careyjones).

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