Sign at the front and Interior, graffiti wall You, my dear readers, may or may not know about my love for Cambodian-influenced sandwiches (called num pang). It all started way back in 2007 when I ate from the (sadly) closed Lower East Side restaurant Kampuchea. Coincidentally enough, one of the chefs of Kampuchea, Ratha Chaupoly, opened with his college friend, Ben Daitz, Num Pang in Greenwich Village in 2009. I have eaten a few of their awesome sandwiches at their original shop since then. Somehow they manage to consistently get the bread to sandwich filling ratio right and toast their..
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If you’re an avid reader of the food blog Midtown Lunch, you would’ve known that AQ Kafe has given out sandwiches for free today. I wouldn’t mind schlepping crosstown for a free lunch. It’s not a secret… Arriving there around 11:25, there was a line out the door but it moves quite briskly (about seven minutes from standing on line ’til receiving my sandwich.) There’s a sign at the registers listing the free sandwiches: Black Forest Ham, Roast Beef, Vine-ripened tomato, and Wild Tuna Salad.
Interior of Porchetta…sort of Probably you’ve read enough food blog posts about Porchetta that your sick about reading it. Well, I’m one of those pesky bloggers who would jump ship to try something relatively new. I’m not saying I’m trying everything new for the sake of being “hip” but more of the idea of loving to get my hands on an awesome sandwich. What made me travel all the way down to East Village from the Upper East Side was for the love of pooorrk. Don’t you know I love pork fat (or any animal fat)?