Move over Amar’e Stoudemire.
Carmelo Anthony is joining forces with ... Woody Allen?
That’s right. Just as they did for the screwball writer/actor/director, the Carnegie Deli has built a sandwich for the newest Knick.
The behemoth is composed of corned beef, pastrami, salami, bacon, lettuce, tomato and Russian dressing served on rye bread.
"The inspiration for the sandwich was that we may have a championship team in New York," said the
famed restaurant’s owner, Sandy Levine.
The $22 creation went on sale Tuesday as news of the trade between the Nuggets and Knicks broke.
Let’s hope the marriage between Melo and the Big Apple works out. The Carnegie Deli isn’t afraid to drop celebrities off its menu as quickly as it adds them. Just ask King James.
Last May, as LeBron considered where to take his talents, Levine created a sandwich in his honor to sweeten the deal. It was a foot-high monstrosity filled with turkey, pastrami, corned beef, brisket, American cheese, lettuce, and tomato parked on rye. But the midtown Manhattan staple dumped the “LeBron” as soon as he dumped New York with The Decision.
Now it's counting on the former Syracuse star to bring home a championship like he did in college. Whether he can deliver for the title-starved city remains to be seen.
In the meantime, anyone hungry for more than a ring can stop by the Carnegie Deli for a “Melo.”Full Story >>