Sandy, Sharyn, Joel and I went to The Brooklyn Flea + 'Smorgasburg' Winter Market last weekend and we happened to have found what the food world touts as one of the 50 sandwiches to eat before you die.
Truly what impressed me the most as the incentive to try these sandwiches was the imported fresh weekly bread from Venice, Italy...ie..."00" unbromated flour.
It's not easy to be a part of this food world at the Smorgasburg. Startups and seasoned chefs alike must all apply on line and go through a rigorous screening and tasting process in order to assure the high quality, healthy nature and flavor of the food and beverage are worthy of a spot at the Smorgasburg.
Check out these sandwiches we loved and the passion behind these Venetian chef brothers that added to this memorable food experience.
I'd be remiss if I didn't comment about the beautiful little orchids served with each sandwich.
Nice touch fellas!
. Pork Me Up
Slow roasted pork with sage (an old recipe from Treviso, Italy), rosemary, sauteed organic sweet peppers, caramelized onions and aged Grana Padano
Farmers market tomatoes, sauteed peppers, eggplant, mushrooms, caramelized onions and organic cream cheese
The bottom line here...
Between the unique food market, the prepared foods and the very interesting and not typical vintage and craft vendors...this is a day trip worth taking!