Lunch at Cochon Butcher

p1260066Pictured is today’s lunch at Cochon Butcher, the latest venture from chef Donald Link:  a pork belly sandwich with cucumber and mint (left), and a pressed cuban sandwich (right).  Both sandwiches were tasty, but the accompanying pickle stole the show.  Homemade potato chips held their own, too.

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In addition to the sandwiches, small plates, and short wine list, Cochon Butcher is (obviously) a meat shop.  More than the usual suspects fill the cold cases:  in addition to the duck confit, pork rillettes, and boudin, chef Link offers a nice selection of house-made air-cured sausages like lomo, spanish-style aged chorizo, coppa, and soppressata.  The NY Times took notice of the opening; so should you.  930 Tchoupitoulas Street, open M-Sat, 11 am to 10 pm or later.

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2 thoughts on “Lunch at Cochon Butcher

  1. Pingback: Another good Cuban sandwich, in Houma « Bouillie

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