Cemita: Get the milanesa de res, beef pounded into thin strips, lightly breaded & fried. Tantalizing flavors: pungent herb papalo, chipotle, Oaxacan cheese, crunchy onion, creamy avocado & mayo.
Of the three sandwiches offered by Estrellita Poblano III, a Mexican holdout on Arthur Avenue that caters to the area's burgeoning Latino community, the clear winner is the cemita ($6.50).
When we think about spiced-up sandwiches, we're not looking for those that blow our faces off with heat. Rather, we're after subtle and smart uses of chilies and hot spices that tickle our tongues and send us back for our bite. Here are 19 of our favorites in New York.