'Despana' on Serious Eats

A Sandwich A Day: The Gallego at Despaña

What I like most about the various bocadillos at Despaña, the Spanish food market (and prepared food counter) in Soho, is how well they manage the ratio of filling to bread. These are intensely flavored fillings, generally cured meats and powerful cheeses, so you don't need too much of them; at the same time, they're not just a single paper-thin sheet of ham on bread. They're perfectly composed sandwiches. More

Lunch for One: Despaña

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] There are often days when I'm hungry but wholly indecisive. Those are the days when I head to Despaña in Soho. I can nibble and pick, mix and match to my choosing. Their sandwiches are... More

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