On Sundays and Mondays, heaven descends in bite-able form when Nodo exchanges their usually sweet pastries for supremely savory scones with flavors like chorizo-and-chive or bacon-and-cheddar. The Nodo #1, the sandwich shops’ wildly cheesy, mayo-drenched ode to oeufs, is an obvious go-to for sandwhichy greatness, but if you want to lunch like a pro, then there are five things you* must do:
1. Order a Nodo #1.
2. Ask that the honorable sandwich engineers eschew the #1’s usual ciabatta bun for one (split down the middle) or two savory scones.
3. Offer a silent prayer of thanks to the chickens who laid eggs and the pigs who died so that we may nosh in style.
4. Put the ultimate egg sandwich in your mouth, and put a healthy tip in the tip jar.
5. Consider walking home. This off-menu delight tastes so darn good because, in addition to its other funky fresh ingredients, it contains heaps and heaps of butter and oil, and it is in your best interest to keep heart-healthy for a long life, full of sandwiches.
*Assuming you are neither vegan nor vegetarian.
This article originally appeared in Little Village issue 184.