A Sandwich a Day: Carnitas Torta at Choza Taqueria
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.
Watching the Portuguese roll get toasted, smeared with beans, doused with guacamole, and covered in crisp, shredded iceberg was somewhat Groundhog's Day-ish this time around. But the routine preparation yielded different flavors, thanks to the addition of tender pork shoulder and a sweet and spicy tomatillo salsa. Together, the two ingredients mix for a rich, braised-pork-salad sort of sandwich: meaty and salty with the help of crumbled Oaxacan queso.