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18 Great Chicken Sandwiches in NYC

A really good chicken sandwich can be hard to find; so many are dry or stringy or downright boring. But great chicken—juicy, flavorful, maybe with some crisp skin in the mix—is perfect sandwich fodder. You can't really beat fried chicken on a bun, but it's just as good grilled and stacked with avocado, roasted and slicked with fat...or, well, we'll let this list of chicken sandwich stars speak for itself. More

Lunch Today: The Smile To Go

We've written about The Smile before, just close enough to the Serious Eats World Headquarters to merit a trip or two for a casual sandwich lunch. Naturally, when we heard the Bond Street restaurant was opening a take-away outpost right around the corner from our office on Howard Street, we just had to pop our heads in and say hello. More

SE Staff Picks: Our Favorite Recent Sandwich Finds in NYC

We write about a different sandwich every day on Serious Eats: New York. (And we eat even more than we write about!) But let's be honest: some sandwiches are much better than others. In our daily eating adventures, we come across plenty of good sandwiches, but just a few that are truly memorable. Here's a look at some of the sandwiches we're still dreaming about—our favorite recent finds in the city. More

The Brunch Dish: Smoked Salmon & Lemon Caper Cream Cheese from The Smile

The nice thing about brunch at The Smile is that despite its prime NoHo location, it's still relatively under the radar—you won't have to fight through the hordes just to grab a seat for half an hour before the next reservation comes in to boot you. It's tough to explain why, because the food is excellent. Perhaps its the preponderance of skinny jeans, or maybe the restaurant is just a bit too far underground (in the literal sense)? More

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