First Look at HBH Gourmet Sandwiches, Now Serving Short Rib Pastrami in Carroll Gardens

In April, we posted on the demise of fresh hummus joint Olga’s on Smith and noticed signage for its replacement. The silhouette of a pig’s head looms over the logo for HBH Gourmet Sandwiches & Smoked Meats like the lid of a bullet smoker, and for good reason: The new café cures its own bacon for BLTs, smokes shoulder for its pulled pork, and for the sandwich-adverse, serves fried pork balls with barbecue sauce as a starter. Meats — including a somewhat Montreal-esque short rib pastrami — are cured and smoked on the premises; pickles, sauces, and mustard are also made from scratch. The owners, who have been friends for thirty years, tell us they’ve been open for a week and plan to sell beer and wine at the 30-seat spot. For now, though, they’d be happy to pour you a made-to-order Vietnamese coffee.

B.L.T. $8
In House Cured & Apple Wood Smoked Bacon & Oven Roasted Tomatoes On White Pullman Loaf

The Wild Smokey Gobbler $10
Sliced, Maple Brined Turkey Breast, House Smoked Bacon & Swiss Cheese on Raisin Walnut Bread

Short Rib Pastrami $11
Sliced, With Swiss Cheese & Horseradish Mustard On Marble Rye

The Big MacDougal $9
Pulled, Smoked Shoulder Of Pork With Kimchi Coleslaw On A Brioche Bun

Smith St. Cheese Steak $12
Braised Short Rib With Taleggio, Pickled Shallots & Chive Aioli On Onion Ciabatta

Bon Ju $10
Walnut Curry Grilled Chicken With Pickled Carrot & Daikon On A Baguette

Grilled Vegetable $14
Grilled Portobello Mushroom, Eggplant & Zucchini With Fresh Mozzarella & Pesto On Onion Ciabatta

Fried Chicken Caesar Salad $12

Fried Pork Balls $4
Twisted Risotto Balls $4
Jalapeño Mac N’ Cheese $6
House Fries $4
House Chips $3
Corn Off The Cob $6

First Look at HBH Gourmet Sandwiches, Now Serving Short Rib Pastrami in Carroll