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Where is the "green sandwich" place?

Bigboy Mar 21, 2006 08:49 AM

Does anyone know where the green sandwich place is? I think it is a sandwich with just different and tasty greens in it, as well as a special sauce. I know it is in Chinatown. Calvin Trillin talks about it in FEEDING A YEN. Any good? Worth the trip? Much thanks

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    Lau Mar 21, 2006 09:31 AM

    Search below I wrote a post on it, I did not like it, its sesame bread with some mustard greens that I thought was very very overrated. If you must try it's below the bridge on east broadway, if you're walking east it will be in a small stand / shop wiht lots of street food.

    I recommend trying the sandwich at Dumpling House which is much better albeit quite different (basically Da Bing with pickled veges, beef and sauce).

    6 Replies
    1. re: Lau
      merry Mar 21, 2006 11:40 AM

      I too thought it was overrated, particularly because the greens weren't washed very well and were very gritty. Also, the bread quickly turns mushy from the moisture so if you don't get there early and eat it quickly some of the bread might be soggy. Of course, it's only $1, so it's not an expensive tasting experiment.

      Like the poster said, it's below the Manhattan bridge, on the right when you're walking east (not the side of E. Broadway with the buses).

      1. re: Lau
        a&w Mar 21, 2006 05:53 PM

        Love that dumpling house sandwich!

        1. re: Lau
          Jane P. Mar 21, 2006 06:32 PM

          It's basically those mustardy greens stuffed in a sesame bun thing. Kinda greasy too.

          Where is this Dumpling House??

          1. re: Jane P.
            Produce Addict Jun 12, 2007 09:41 AM

            Anyone been here lately? I want to make an expedition for lunch but would like some confirmation that it won't be useless.

            1. re: Produce Addict
              Produce Addict Jun 12, 2007 11:12 AM

              Answering my own question, it is there and it was pretty good, but more like "good value and tasty" than "I would trek miles for this.'

            2. re: Jane P.
              piccola Jun 12, 2007 04:20 PM

              My usual question: is there a veggie sammich at Dumpling House?

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