While The Meat Show host Nick Solares unabashedly enjoys luxury dry-aged rib steaks and Wagyu, he also has a love for affordable, simple comfort foods like cheeseburgers and breakfast sandwiches. Chef-driven versions of the latter often fall short of the mark. But at White Gold Butchers, Michelin-starred chef April Bloomfield’s New York City butcher shop and restaurant, our host finds his favorite sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich in the city.
Watch the video above to see how this butcher shop grinds pork shoulder to make the sausage and how the sandwich comes together on the griddle. “It has all the positive aspects of top-flight butchery,” Solares says. But give the sandwich a brief squeeze, “and it just oozes grease and fat and all the things that make life worth living.”