Rye residents know June & Ho in Rye as a fancy jack-of-all-markets where you can get fresh produce, fresh meats, good bread and the like. It is a lovely place to meet your neighbors, or make new friends all while standing in line at the prepared food section contemplating what delicious gourmet goodies to get.
You can get the most delicious salads and cheese — even dinner entrees and sides — there but you don’t normally think of June &?Ho as a great spot to grab a sandwich. Well, look no further than this sandwich with a twist: country ham with fresh mozzarella cheese, honey dijon mustard, and balsamic onions on a crisp baguette.
The ham is just like you remember from Sunday dinner , with that a hint of maple sweetness. This contrasting with the honey dijon mustard and the balsamic onions have a great balance, and up the ante on a traditional ham and cheese sandwich that one would normally purchase from a delicatessen. The creaminess of the thinly sliced mozzarella cheese ties the whole sandwich together, and will keep you going back for the same sandwich time and time again.
June & Ho, 70 Purchase St., Rye. 914-967-1900.
— Joni Manradge