Far West Chelsea Has a New Sandwich Competitor: Rocket Pig

The Rocket Pig Sandwich. (Courtesy Rocket Pig)

Back in 1996, when most contemporary art dealers were operating out of Soho, David Zwirner told New York magazine that, for the newly ascendent Chelsea neighborhood to become a viable art destination, “you should be able to get a decent meal.” Plenty of strong restaurants have since filled that void—Cookshop, Izakaya Ten, Co. and the whole Tía Pol group, to name a few.

But for art pilgrims and neighborhood workers looking for a quick, delicious grab-and-go lunch, the offerings have remained paltry, with Bottino’s to-go spot one of the rare beacons of light. Read More