The next time you stop by the TikTok superstar’s bodega in Red Hook, make sure to ask for your sandwich “the ocky way!”
If you head over to the Red Hook area of Brooklyn, you’ll find one of the most creative, viral food artists ever to grace a bodega griddle: Rahim Mohamed, better known as General Ock on TikTok. With so many bodegas around New York City, it’s almost impossible to gain national attention, but that’s precisely what Mohamed has done. So why is this bodega so unique… and why are customers asking for their sandwich “the ocky way?”
When customers come to the Brooklyn bodega, they can request any weird combination sandwich ingredients, and Mohamed will gladly oblige. If a customer also asks for their sandwich to be made “the ocky way,” they not only receive a joyous response from Mohamed, but their sandwich will be made with a little more “pizzaz.” Take a look:
Or, how about this?
To get a more serious, more in-depth look at Mohamed, his bodega, and of course sandwiches made “the ocky way,” watch the New York Times profile below: