An Adam Riff™ Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Sandwich (Ike's Place / SF)
cranberry sauce, havarti, sriracha, turkey, dutch crunch

Thanksgiving Sandwich (No. 7 Sub / NYC)
turducken, roasted brussels sprouts, potato chips, cranberry jelly, duck fat

Two of the more interesting Thanksgiving sandwiches I've eaten, both of which I wish also contained stuffing. If Ike's added stuffing to its Thanksgiving sandwich, it would be perfect.

Mexican Thanksgiving Sandwich (Mexicue / NYC)
house-smoked turkey, chipotle cheddar mashers, chorizo stuffing, chili cranberry relish

The chipotle overwhelmed everything else. All I tasted was chipotle.

Thanksgiving Panini (Bully's Deli / NYC)
turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, ciabatta

I was thankful for the gravy, because bites of this panini lacking it were super dry. This panini needs cheese.

Thanksgiving Croissant (Momofuku Milk Bar / NYC)
white meat turkey, dark meat turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, and the dough is made with celery salt, so it tastes like stuffing

They can be heavenly or just sufficiently Thanksgiving, depending on your luck.

Thanksgiving Donuts (Zucker Bakery / NYC)
spiced pumpkin donut, turkey and cranberry filling
spiced pumpkin donut, turkey and gravy filling

The turkey and cranberry donut [pictured] is the better of the two. The gravy in the turkey and gravy donut tasted oddly mushroom-y.

Thanksgiving Pizza (Pizza by Cer Té / NYC)
turkey meatballs, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy, butternut squash fondue, cranberries

It didn't evoke Thanksgiving, but it tasted pleasant.

Thanksgiving Burrito (La Flaca / NYC)
turkey, mashed potato, stuffing, corn, smothered in gravy and cranberry sauce

A failure pile in a sadness tortilla. Since when is corn a Thanksgiving food?

Thanksgiving Taquitos (Taquitoria / NYC)
turkey and brussels sprouts taquito with gravy and cranberry sauce
+ latka taquito with apple sauce and sour cream

Alas, I am not around to try these.

Thanksgiving Po' Boy (Queens Comfort / QNS)
smoked turkey, stuffing, cranberry chutney, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, remoulade

…and this was unavailable when I visited.

Thanksgiving Macaroni and Cheese (S'MAC / NYC)
turkey, swiss cheese, topped with herbed stuffing, served with sides of homemade gravy and cranberry jelly

Winner, winner, Kraft dinner.

Thanksgiving Chicken and Waffles (Sweet Chick / BK)
confit turkey leg, cornbread stuffing waffle, mashed potatoes, cranberry compote, gravy

I couldn't discern stuffing in the waffle, and the gravy was putrid, but a heap of fried dark meat atoned for their sins.


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