Thursday, August 06, 2009
A great "'wich" from 'Wichcraft
I know of Tom Colicchio from Top Chef, which is hands down one of my favorite TV shows. I've never had the opportunity to eat at any of his establishments, and being the book junkie I am, I was thrilled when 'Wichcraft came out. It has a clever tagline - "Craft a sandwich into a meal - and a meal into a sandwich". And some of the sandwiches are very clever indeed - I can't wait to try the red wine-braised flank steak with roasted peppers, onions and gruyère, or the fairly simple breakfast sandwich with kumquat-rosemary marmalade on goat cheese.
So far though, I've only made one sandwich, but several times. It's really simple - caramelized onions with a little bit of oregano, and cheese. Colicchio uses gruyère, but I've also used a well-aged Dutch cheese to great success, and honestly, as long as the cheese has plenty of flavor, it should do very well in this.