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.
Is there anything better than tender roast pork and melty provolone cheese? The answer, the Roast Pork Special ($10), is found at Shorty's. How do you improve on such a luxuriant and delicious combination as roast pork and provolone? Shorty's sandwich doesn't go the hedonism routine—it goes the traditional Philly route, tossing some greens in there. Bedded down with the chunks of pork and heady layers of provolone is broccoli rabe (also known as rapini, also known as a Leafy Green). The wilted vegetable lends the sandwich some chew and a nice bitter bite, reminding you, with each mouthful, of just how wholesome you are. Sort of.
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