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Corso Does A Great Caprese Sandwich

I wasn’t completely sold on Corso during my first visit, but I returned the other day to check out their lunch offerings. Imagine my surprise that I was blown away by a simple sandwich: the caprese panini. Normally I wouldn’t sing the praises of a caprese sandwich, the standard option most upscale sandwich joints throw on the menu to satisfy vegetarians. In fact, I’m not really sure why I ordered it. But, I’m glad I did.

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Italian Coffee Bar Corso is Now Open in the Paramount Hotel

Corso is a month-old Italian coffee bar in the newly renovated Paramount Hotel on 46th street between Times Square and 8th Avenue. It being a coffee bar, breakfast seemed like the logical time to check it out, but I was pleasantly surprised to see that they had an Italian sandwich menu for lunch as well, albeit pricey at $9-$12. While I made a mental note to try them, I walked in very ready for a morning cup of joe.

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