At some restaurants, bread is an afterthought—baskets of chalky, uninspired dinner rolls shuffled out with chilled, foil-wrapped butter. Here, it's the meal. Pillowy potato rolls come slathered with plucky gherkin mayo and padded with thick slices of bologna, Amish cheddar and fried red onions (Hickory Town sandwich). Buttery biscuits popping with pepper and sage hugs a soft egg, sausage and melty aged cheddar (breakfast sandwich).
There’s more to New York’s best breakfast sandwiches than a mere bacon egg and cheese. Doled out at the city’s best coffee shops, New York delis and all-day restaurants, these morning sammies range from smoked salmon piled on bagels to Italian porchetta on fresh-baked bread.
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