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Chuko Team to Open Sandwich Shop

The duo that brought gourmet ramen to Vanderbilt will bring "the Chuko style" to a new cuisine.

Jamison Blankenship and David Koon, the team behind Vanderbilt Avenue’s Chuko, are set to open a premium sandwich shop, the Brooklyn Paper reports.

The duo said the new shop will offer simple quality food with "great bread and meats roasted daily."

“Honestly, really great sandwiches are difficult to find around here, so that’s what we want to do—in the Chuko style of course,” Blankenship told the paper.

According to the article, the owners are still in negotiations “for a nearby space,” so we’re keeping our fingers crossed that this still means Prospect Heights.

after Blankenship and Koon honed their skills under Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto for five years in Manhattan.

In November, the duo’s menu got , with the reporter calling the ingredients “top-notch.”

cara June 07, 2012 at 03:01 PM
Re Chuko itself, the ramen is delicious but the music is horrible and way too loud. Spoiled my enjoyment of the food entirely. Doubt I'll go back there.

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