Friday, February 17, 2012


The best thing on the Upper East Side after E.A.T. is the Butterfield Gourmet Market.  They've been around for almost a century so they certainly know what they're doing.  Besides being a mini gourmet supermarket they make fantastic sandwiches either by request or ready-to-go.  Their chicken salad on challah with chopped celery and walnuts is one of the best in the city.  Sometimes chicken salad gets killed with mayo and you're basically eating a mayo sandwich - not here.  There are big chunks of chicken and the walnuts and celery balance very well with the creaminess of the mayonnaise.  The pre-packed sandwich comes on a challah roll, but if challah is not your thing, they have a bevy of freshly baked breads to choose from.

Butterfield Market
1114 Lexington Avenue  New York, NY 10075
(212) 288-7800

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