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Best Eggplant Parm Sandwich?

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afinemetsfana Aug 17, 2009 05:37 PM

In my opinion, a good eggplant parm has fried to order, (not soggy) eggplant. Fresh mozzarella is always a nice touch. For anyone who has had it - my ideal sandwich is at the Goodfellas of Brooklyn and Staten Island. Where can I find this in the city?

Many thanks

  1. michele cindy Aug 20, 2009 09:07 AM

    While you can't eat there... I really like the eggplant parm at the Parisi Bakery on Elizabeth St. They also have these really great roasted red peppers which are marinated in fresh garlic that go really well on the sandwich if you choose to forgo the sauce.
    http://scanwiches.com/post/84146232/p...

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      notsochubbychubette Aug 20, 2009 09:12 AM

      cant eat at defonte's?

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        michele cindy Aug 20, 2009 09:18 AM

        From where I am it is too far for me to travel to at lunch. I'm not the original poster on the eggplant quest, I am happy enough with the eggplant closest to me at Parisi, and feel lucky it is so close to me. :)

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          notsochubbychubette Aug 20, 2009 09:24 AM

          ohhh, gotcha. I will have to try parisi then!

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            michele cindy Aug 21, 2009 11:15 AM

            p.s. it's on Mott St. not Elizabeth

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          a_and_w Aug 21, 2009 09:45 AM

          Wow...wish I'd known about that sandwich when I lived in NYC! I absolutely love the combo of fried eggplant with roasted and marinated red pepper.

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          notsochubbychubette Aug 18, 2009 06:17 AM

          Defontes, of course.
          Defonte's of Brooklyn
          defontesofbrooklyn.com
          261 3rd Ave

          1. goodhealthgourmet Aug 17, 2009 06:24 PM

            this might help:
            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/564743

            for future reference, the "Search" function here on Chowhound is incredibly useful. chances are, someone has already asked pretty much whatever question you can come up with...so you can typically find at least one or two answers on the boards already. at the very least you'll usually find a place to start.

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              afinemetsfana Aug 18, 2009 03:45 AM

              saw that post, and had some from Maffie - very disappointed - it was standard pizzeria fare. I should also mention that I am looking for a place that is open outside of Lunch Hours

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                goodhealthgourmet Aug 18, 2009 07:06 AM

                what about Bruno's? it sounded to me like the winner on that page.

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                  notsochubbychubette Aug 18, 2009 07:38 AM

                  meh. good, but defonte's is better.

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                    goodhealthgourmet Aug 18, 2009 07:43 AM

                    hmm, well i think the OP didn't want to have to go back to Brooklyn, but it looks like s/he may not have a choice.

                    ok afinemetsfan, get thee to Defonte's!

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                      notsochubbychubette Aug 18, 2009 07:50 AM

                      Defonte's is in manhattan :)

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                        goodhealthgourmet Aug 18, 2009 12:27 PM

                        you threw me with the name! it's Defonte's "of Brooklyn," right?

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                          notsochubbychubette Aug 18, 2009 12:37 PM

                          yeah that's the name...The original is in Brooklyn....i should have specified.

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