A Sandwich a Day: #12 at Waffle and Wolf

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.


[Photographs: Lauren Sloss]

In the realm of not-surprising-developments, a spot serving sandwiches on waffles opening in Williamsburg. I mean, sweet and savory options? Hangover-curing potential? Uh huh, I think you're gonna like it here, Waffle and Wolf.

And it doesn't hurt that their waffles are pretty damn tasty. We tried the #12 ($11.50), listed on the menu as "the most popular combination," a giant waffle-taco-gyro filled with tomato, cheddar cheese, arugula, and avocado yogurt. Oh, and bacon—which is chopped up and baked in to the toasty edged waffle. The first bite was a little uneven—I mostly got tomato and avocado yogurt (a nice, tangy cool touch). But as the waffle pressed the ingredients together, the sandwich achieved a nice cohesion, with strong bacon-cheddar flavors balancing the fresh bite of the vegetables and yogurt.

Oh, and as for the hangover curing potential? Starting off with bacon-studded waffles, before you even get to the filling, pretty much confirms that it'll do the job. The things we do for research...

Waffle and Wolf

413 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211 (map) 347-889-6240; waffleandwolf.com