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.
Smørrebrød are Danish open-faced sandwiches; and the Duck Confit ($13) version from Vandaag needs no second slice of bread. Besides a few thin slices of radish and a leaf or two of parsley, this sandwich is really just a mound of duck confit—fatty, salty, and moist. I would happily eat this confit alone with a fork, though I also enjoyed the thick slice of dark rye bread (spread with juniper-pine mayonnaise) that serves as the base. I couldn't tell you where the pine dust mentioned on the menu actually features in the sandwich, but, being too busy eating, I didn't mind. Bottom line? If you like duck confit, you'll like this sandwich.
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