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A Sandwich a Day: Pork Chop at Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter

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[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Majestically moist, well-salted fried chicken is the thing at Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter, but I'd happily tuck into this pork chop sandwich ($9.50) again. The juicy grilled pork chop is on the compact side, but it receives some heft from a sweet squashy bun and a sweet-tart jolt from chow chow, a chutney-relish spiked with turmeric and brine. But none of this distracts from the pork itself: the kind of moist, mighty pork loin that you wish were more common in diners everywhere.

Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter

94 Avenue C, New York NY, 10009 (map)
212-228-2972
bobwhitecounter.com

About the author: Max Falkowitz is the editor of Serious Eats: New York. You can follow him on Twitter at @maxfalkowitz.

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