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.
There are orange and yellow-striped umbrellas on the quiet, tree-lined street outside Grey Dog Cafe in Chelsea, and inside, fedora-capped youngsters rub shoulders with buttoned-down businessmen. The lights above the counter are bare bulbs ensconced in huge, rusty whisks, and the sign above the order out counter reads Come Here to Pick Up Orders and Love. It's a spacious place that invites lingering, and the sandwiches are large enough for you to do just that. I'm a fan of the #12 Roast Beef Press, a well-executed French dip sandwich with melted Swiss, sauteed onions, horseradish sauce, and a cup of jus for dunking purposes. The bouillon broth looks scarily similar to sketchy coffee in its to-go cup, but the beefy juices loosen up the roast beef—almost enough to give you the impression you're eating prime rib right out of the oven.
Grey Dog Cafe
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