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A Sandwich a Day: Goat Cheese and Beets at Valley Shepherd

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: Craig Cavallo]

What the Goat Cheese and Beet sandwich ($8.50) from Valley Shepherd Creamery lacks in meat, it makes up for in heft and flavor. There's a heavy smear of goat cheese that's made at the store's farm in Long Valley, New Jersey, and the Park Slope shop gets their pickled beets from just a few avenues over at Brooklyn Brine. They're tender and earthy, with just a subtle vinegary bite; wild arugula adds more. A soft, chewy roll from Grandaisy holds it all together.

Yes, there are caramelized walnuts, too, and even a raspberry vinaigrette. But if we are still to have beet and goat cheese sandwiches, let them be as good as this one.

Valley Shepherd Creamery

211 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (map)
347-889-5508
valleyshepherd.com

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