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best sandwich in the city: BLD

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the braised shortrib sandwich. horseradish slaw. a ton of of braised beef. HUGE. worth every penny of the $17 they charge for it.

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  1. I was so excited by the menu description and the fact that there were many choices listed that sounded so good - on paper. The short rib sandwich was Bland. The best part was the slaw but that could have used some more seasdoning as well. A real disapointment. But, not as much of a disapointment as the crab cake sandwich. That really stunk.

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    1. re: biggestal

      Now if it was a soft shell crab sandwich, they might (I say might) be on to something.

    2. I've tried their pork burger, and duly unimpressed ...

      1. I like BLD a lot, and while the short rib sandwich is very good, I actually prefer the pulled pork. That being said, that braised short rib is some fine stuff.

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        1. re: SauceSupreme

          Haven't had the short ribs yet, but agree that the pork sandwich is delish. Love the flavors, though sometimes it's a bit dry, so I have to put some of the dressed lettuce from the side salad on the sandwich to balance it out.

        2. I had a soft shell crab sandwich at Hungry Cat a couple of weeks ago. That would get my vote. It came with really tasty onion rings too.

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          1. re: bsquared2

            That soft shell crab po boy at Hungry Cat is good stuff. Although the best sandwich at HC is the Pug Burger :D

            1. re: SauceSupreme

              Softshell Crab sandy sounds great, but I don't see it on any of their menus....

              1. re: foodmonster

                They recently switched to a summer menu, and probably haven't updated the web site.

                1. re: SauceSupreme

                  what arrives on the soft shell carab po boy a the hungry cat/

                  boy do i miss a good po boy sandwich?

                  how much does it cost too?

                  and do they still make a whole bunch of great fresh fruit cocktails. thanks.

            2. re: bsquared2

              Ah...but even better is the softshell omlette. A bit spicy and pairs well with cucumber martini.