Gallic goodness

Roasted Sirloin Dip, 33rd Street Bistro

My mom loved a good French dip. We used to split them, taking turns plunging our halves into the ramekin of deeply flavored au jus, which softened the baguette and added an umami-intensive kick of juicy goodness to every bite. The Roasted Sirloin Dip sandwich ($14.95) at 33rd Street Bistro is a superb example of the form. A warm, soft baguette gets a light smear of mayonnaise, a pile of tender sliced sirloin and a light layer of melted swiss cheese. Served with the heady au jus and crisp, thin-cut fries, it’s a treat Mom would approve of.