Heritage Recipes

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Wagyu Chopped Cheese
  • May 5, 2023
Wagyu Chopped Cheese

Formed during the pandemic by Brooklyn natives Sib, Midi & Jordan, Shmackwich began as a pop up concept serving only Wagyu Chopped Cheese — a ground beef sandwich made on a grill. Chef Sib's version features heritage Wagyu beef, cheese, roasted tomato aioli, spice mix, lettuce, and tomato on a freshly baked baguette.

Nutcracker Cocktails
  • May 4, 2023
Red and Blue Nutcracker Cocktails

The nutcracker is to New York City's beaches and parks what the chopped cheese is to our delis — totally ubiquitous and a guilty pleasure that never disappoints. Charismatic “beachtenders” hawk these colorful and boozy concoctions all summer long anywhere crowds gather. I can’t compete with these all-stars on their turf, so I hunkered down behind the bar to come up with these love letters to these NYC icons.

Wagyu Smashed Burger
  • May 4, 2023
Wagyu Smash Burgers

In the 20 years we've been slinging Heritage burgers, we've come to learn that our bold and beefy half-pound Wagyu beef patties are more than a top-notch show-piece layered between a bun. We love seeing them divided to make these smaller amazingly delicious smash burgers. It's a grind that is as good as a standing ribeye roast, but beef that can be incorporated into everyday meals.

Wagyu Meatloaf
  • Apr 26, 2023
Wagyu Meatloaf

Heritage Meatloaf. Hear us out here! Not all loaves are the same. We set out to create a better loaf starting with our rich Waygu ground beef that comes in patty form but is a feed-the-family workhorse, then raised the bar with high-quality ingredients and amped it all up with punches of umami.

Leland's Pork & Beans
  • Apr 25, 2023
Leland's Pork & Beans

Leland Eating and Drinking House in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn serves a delicious rendition of the classic pork and beans. The marinated beans and pickled rapini relish provide a perfect balance of acidity for their cured heritage pork chops.

Blue Cheese and Heritage Bacon Wedge Salad
  • Apr 18, 2023
Blue Cheese and Heritage Bacon Wedge Salad

A stalwart of steak houses and often misunderstood by the iceberg lettuce-sketpic salad world, this classic bacon & blue cheese salad is about two things — texture bolstered by flavor.

Devils on Horseback
  • Apr 14, 2023
Devils on Horseback

Wrapping things in bacon has been a practice throughout history! Devils on Horseback was created in Victorian era working class England, and the hors d’œuvre got its name because it was often paired with the equally popular Angels on Horseback (bacon wrapped oysters). Over time, oysters went from being a poor-man's food to a delicacy and the appetizer pair phased out of style, but the Devils on Horseback has seen a renaissance recently, popping up on menus all over. 

Gramercy Tavern Boston Butt Shoulder Steak
  • Apr 10, 2023
Gramercy Tavern's Boston Butt Shoulder Steak

We are proud to feature Gramercy Tavern's Grilled Pork Shoulder, which is so good we just started selling the cut on our website for the very first time in 20 years! Included is the recipe for their seasonal set, featuring broccoli, bok choy, pumpkin seeds, and cilantro crema.

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