Subs for Sandy

I dropped by New York’s No. 7 Sub earlier this week for a friendly visit with chef-owner Tyler Kord and a bite of his latest menu item: a limited edition Roasted Cauliflower Sub, courtesy of Breslin, John Dory Oyster Bar, and Spotted Pig chef April Bloomfield. It’s the third guest-chef sandwich to hit Kord’s menu in recent weeks, as part of a fundraiser by the creative-minded sub shop for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

Bloomfield’s creation follows those of Jean Georges Vongerichten and George Mendes, with all proceeds going to Occupy Sandy, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement that is making remarkable strides toward aiding and rebuilding those communities most affected by October’s storm. The $12–$13 subs have been selling out daily, so I arrived just in time to snag the very last sandwich of the day. I couldn’t have been more grateful for what I bit into: Roasted with garlic and coriander, the tender cauliflower is tossed in a richly spiced curry mayonnaise and served with romaine lettuce and a garnish of crispy fried shallots. Read the full story on »