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A Sandwich a Day: Short Rib Grilled Cheese from Saltbox in San Diego, CA

Short rib's fatty flavor profile makes it especially tasty with cheese. Saltbox's short rib grilled cheese sandwich ($11) is a solid argument in favor of the union of these two ingredients. The griddled sandwich on thinly sliced whole-grain bread is stuffed with creamy manchego cheese and juicy short rib finished in a New Orleans-style sauce piquant made with olive oil, tomatoes, and peppers. More

A Sandwich a Day: Short Rib Sandwich at The Golden West in San Francisco, CA

When it comes to sandwiches, Dennis Leary (chef-owner of Canteen and The Sentinel in San Francisco) can do no wrong as far as I'm concerned. Which is why when I learned he was opening a second take-away window, I knew things were going to be creative and tasty. There are only two sandwiches per day at The Golden West, tucked away in a Financial District alley off Sutter Street. One of these, the short rib sandwich ($8.75), basically a grown-up version of the Sloppy Joe, has become near-legend since its inception. More

Dinner Tonight: Hunan Beef with Cumin

I don't know why I never thought about stir-frying short rib before. Sure, the luxuriously fatty cut is the backbone of Korean barbecue, but I just tend to associate it with long, slow simmering. But if Fuschia Dunlop tells me to do something, I usually follow along. This recipe from her Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook results in shockingly tender beef, which is littered with cumin, chili, garlic, and ginger. The aroma is enough to knock you out cold. More

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