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.
We hadn't been back to grass-fed beef truck La Cense Beef Burger Truck since it first hit the streets in 2009, but we recently found out they're now doing sandwiches as well as burgers. And a visit for a cheesesteak ($8) turned out to be a very, very good idea.
Griddled up in the truck, the meat, onions, and melted cheese fused together in a single beefy, gooey core, hugged by a barely crusty roll that sopped up all the juices. The onions were sweet and soft, the American cheese totally melted, the meat amply salted and peppered and just, well, beefy—much more so than your average cheesesteak. That meat-cheese-onion trinity totally dominated; the roll was just enough to keep it all in line. We won't weigh in on the grass-fed vs. corn-fed debate (not here, at least), but we will say that this is a damn good sandwich.
La Cense Beef Burger Truck
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