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30 NYC Sandwiches We Loved in 2012

The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

It's been a great year for sandwiches in this city. We found new loves in pastrami and patty melts. We celebrated grilled cheese in all its oozy forms. We even hacked a few sandwiches of our own. Here are 30 standout sandwiches we had this year. More

The Best Carrot Cake in New York City

Carey Jones 22 comments

We at Serious Eats have a soft spot in our hearts for carrot cake. And there's no better season for it—it's got those winter spices kicking around, sure, but it's also bright with the promise of carrots and fruits and spring freshness to come. While we all could agree to love carrot cake, none of us felt we had a definitive favorite. So we fanned out over the boroughs, picked up carrot cakes from every corner of New York—over a 29.6 mile geographic spread, to be exact. More

Murray's "Fondue and the City": Cheese and Speed-Dating

Tam Ngo 1 comment

[Editor's note: To commemorate the seventieth anniversary of New York's beloved cheese shop, Serious Eats writer Tam Ngo covers the new roster of fun now offered at Murray's Cheese. Dairy fresh!] Behold, the sumptuous spread. All photos, Tam Ngo and... More

Sandwich Alley: New York's West Village Block of Sandwich Deliciousness

Carey Jones 11 comments

[Photo: Robyn Lee] As Liz Lemon so sagely observed, "All of humankind has one thing in common—the sandwich. I believe that all anyone really wants in this life is to sit in peace and eat a sandwich." So lunchers,... More

Lunch for One: Murray's Cheese

Lunch for One Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

[Photo: Kathy Chan] I'm a big fan of the lunchtime sandwiches at Murray's Cheese in the West Village, both the pre-made and panini-to-order sandwiches, but it wasn't until a friend deemed their quesadilla as his favorite lunch item did... More

Sugar Rush: Zingerman's Zzang Bars at Murray's Cheese

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 4 comments

While perusing the fascinating selection of sweets at Murray's Cheese in the West Village, I stopped in front of a set of Zzang candy bars by Zingerman's Bakehouse in Michigan. Priced at $4.99, each 2.5 ounce bar isn't exactly... More

Sugar Rush: Meltshakes at Murray's Cheese Shop

Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

At Murray's Cheese in the West Village, they call it the "Meltshake". Enter in through the glass doors on Bleecker, and look to your right. There you'll see a big chalkboard offering shakes concocted in flavors of Chocolate and... More

Murray's Cheese Shop Ups Its Own Lunch Game

Carey Jones 5 comments

It stands to reason that a superior cheese shop should serve a superior cheese sandwich. And Murray’s Cheese Shop has long had an excellent sandwich counter. But they’ve really outdone themselves with Murray’s Melts—a design-your-own grilled cheese bar that... More

Great Sandwiches and More at Murray's Cheese Shop

Ed Levine 12 comments

In theory, Murray's Cheese Shop should be seriously delicious sandwich central. Think about it: Great sandwiches depend on great ingredients assembled in balanced fashion, and nobody has a better selection of cheeses and fresh, cured, and smoked meat than Murray's. Further, serious investigation was needed. More

Sugar Rush: Drenched Lemon Cake at Murray's Cheese

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

They are true to their word at Murray's Cheese Shop where the lemon cake is indeed drenched in the essence of tangy sweet lemons. Sticky lemon syrup saturates the cake pores, rendering the body addictively moist. The surface is... More

The week's best bites

Ed Levine Post a comment

It was a week of memorable bites: The prosciutto balls at Joe's Superette on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens. There's still very little else on the shelves in the store, but those creamy, tangy, peppery, crunchy prosciutto balls rock. And... More

A Healthy Snack that Doesn't Suck

Ed Levine Post a comment

Returning from a series of business meetings, I found myself wandering through the food market in New York's Grand Central Station. At the Murray's Cheese shop kiosk I came across a container of Largueta Almonds. Murray's proprietor Rob Kaufelt is... More

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