Sections

Slope is sandwiched by two new joints

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Park Slope is quite literally on a roll.

Perhaps its the poor economy or perhaps its just something far more primal, but two sandwich shops are now sandwiching the neighborhood — the Crooked Tail Cafe on Third Avenue and the Hanco’s Vietnamese Sandwich shop on Seventh Avenue.

Crooked Tail Café opened at the corner of President Street two weeks ago and is already earning fans for its uniquely comforting speacialty: a lasagna Bolognese sandwich ($5 on a roll, $6.50 on a hero).

Co-owner Louis Turko says there’s nothing better, especially paired with one of his fine coffees.

Meanwhile, the Hanco’s chain has expanded from its base on Bergen Street in Boerum Hill to its larger satellite in the old Tea Lounge space at the corner of Seventh Avenue and 10th Street.

All its fine sandwiches are $7. Start with the classic, which features that uniquely Vietnamese combination of pate, ham, roasted ground pork, pickled vegetables and mayo — all on a crisp French baguette (the one benefit of France’s failed efforts in Indochina).

Hanco’s also has a wide selection of bubble teas, all around $4.

Crooked Tail Café [272 Third Ave. at President Street, (718) 852-1414]; Hanco’s [350 Seventh Ave. at 10th Street, (718) 499-8081].

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Sloper from Park Sloper says:
3rd ave is not, I repeat NOT, Park Slope.
Feb. 26, 2009, 1:26 pm

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!