Robert Sietsema: The best evocation of the famed Brooklyn roast-beef hero is found not in Bensonhurst, but in Hobokenhome of that Portuguese-surnamed singer, Frank Sinatra. Carved from a steamship loaf at Fiore House of Quality, the pink-tinged beef, caramelized on its surface, is shaved onto a baguette, layered with homemade mozzarella, and inundated with brown gravy.

Sarah DiGregorio: What is more heroic than a banh mi? The best Vietnamese hero in the city can be had at Ba Xuyen, where the grilled-pork optionmy favoritefeatures spicy-sweet caramelized slices of pork along with pickled carrot and daikon, perky cilantro, sliced jalapeos, and generous smears of mayo and liver pat.

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414 Adams St.
Hoboken NJ 07030
201-659-1655

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