Porchetta

110 E. Seventh St.
New York, NY 10009
212-777-2151
Critics' Pick

Details

  • Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Order Online, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
This single-minded sandwich shop serves only one meat;porchetta, or Italian roast pork. The lush meat is garlicky and rosemary-scented. It's wonderful tucked into a ciabatta roll with a scattering of cracklings that are as crispy as potato chips. The place is tiny and sweet: blue and white tile, a few stools, and a counter where you can gaze upon the large hunks of burnished-skinned pig. Everything in the shop is cooked in one small Electrolux oven, which sits out in plain view. Besides the piggy, you can choose from a short list of sides. Stewed bitter greens are strewn with soft whole cloves of garlic. The roast potatoes are tossed in pork fat and little crunchy bits of pork.

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