A Sandwich A Day: The Italian from Heritage Meat Shop in Essex Street Market

A Sandwich a Day

A new sandwich every day.

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.


[Photo: Robyn Lee]



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A good Italian sandwich depends so much on the meats inside it, so it's little surprise that Heritage Meat Shop knows how to make one. The Italian ($8) is stuffed with a winning trio of coppa and appealingly fatty culatello (both from Salumeria Biellese) along with American-made prosciutto (depending on the day, either Edwards of Surrey, Virginia or Benton's Smoky Mountain Ham). The bread from Pain D'Avignon is just crunchy enough and a serious drizzle of olive oil finishes it all off perfectly.

Heritage Meat Shop

Essex Street Market 120 Essex Street, New York NY 10002 (map) 212-539-1111