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.
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"Mm, tastes like Italy," said Kenji as we tore into the Modena's ($10) crusty roll. Sandwiched between the bread, which comes from Eli Zabar's bakery, are ruby rounds of coppa, feathery flakes of pecorino cheese, and slivers of shaved fennel that provide a nice licorice-y crunch. The coppa is excellent, and the chewy bread is prepped with olive tapenade and a drizzle of Worcester sauce to keep things punchy.
I've seen a lot of sandwiches in my day, and this one is pretty impressive—if only there were more of it! This isn't what you might think of as a pressed panino (the bread is toasted before it is coppa-laden), and it certainly isn't your typical outsized Italian hoagie. This is a dainty sandwich, so if you're blindly hungry, get a second. Or a third.