A Sandwich a Day: 'The Figgy' at Culture Espresso Bar

A Sandwich a Day

A new sandwich every day.

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.


[Photo: Carey Jones]

Walk into Culture Espresso Bar and you'd swear you weren't on 38th and 6th, but in the West Village—Intelligensia coffee, a chalkboard menu, sandwiches on Sullivan Street Bakery bread. "The Figgy" ($7.75) is a sandwich characterized by freshness and restraint: prosciutto di parma, Vermont goat cheese, arugula, and just a touch of fig spread. It's a well-balanced sandwich, not overtaken by the peppery arugula or sweet fig. Nothing you haven't eaten before, but tasty nonetheless.

Culture Espresso Bar

72 West 38th Street, New York NY 10018 (map) 212-302-0200