Forget the $5 Footlong, It's All About 100 Montaditos

On Thursday night, I got an exclusive preview of the 100 Montaditos restaurant about to open its doors on Bleeker Street in NYC. So in case you're unaware, what exactly is a montadito

According to 100 Montaditos, it's a "unique tapas-sized roll filled with the best ingredients, a very Spanish way of tasting different recipes." And yes, there really are 100+ variations like chorizo, cheddar & red pepper or pulled pork, crispy onion & chipotle aioli for you to try.

If you've ever been to a Subway, you know it's all about the $5 footlong; at 100 Montaditos, it's all about the Take 5 – as in, eat five of their tiny-delicious sandwiches. (And trust me, I probably ate 10.) Their dessert montaditos are highly, highly addictive - you've been warned (Dulce de leche & chocolate and heavy cream with Oreos were my fave, just in case you're wondering).

The Spanish chain has locations popping up all over the U.S. – mostly in Miami at the moment, but you can also check it out in D.C., New York (soon) & there's even a random location in Iowa.

Have you ever tried 100 Montaditos? What's your favorite one on the menu?

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Dan Koday,

Dan Koday is a New York City based writer, editor and digital content expert. His work has been featured in SeventeenLatina, Logo’s NewNowNextCosmoGirl and The Latin Kitchen, amongst many other prestigious publications. Dan is the former Executive Content Director for Latina, responsible for overseeing its digital and print content strategies for Latina – the #1 entertainment, fashion, beauty & lifestyle brand for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women – and – a recipe, entertaining & how-to site that celebrates Latin cuisine.

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