Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio opened this tiny sandwich shop just steps from his famed molecular gastronomy restaurant, ink.well. It’s a sandwich shop in the truest sense—other than a few drink options and some exceptionally good crab chips (Voltaggio is originally from Maryland), sandwiches are the only menu items here. Each one is made to order and served on the same four-inch loaf, which is a thankfully manageable size that’s filling but not overwhelming. It’s impossible to pick favorites at a place like this, but Voltaggio definitely excels at carnivorous options: Try the cold fried chicken, the Spanish godfather, the Cuban, or one of their egg sandwiches. If you’re a vegetarian or cutting back on meat, the veggie banh mi with bbq tofu is pretty unbeatable. Don’t leave without a chocolate chip oreo cookie, which is every bit as good as it sounds.

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