December Sandwiches and November Wrapup

Another month, another three sandwiches have gone by (though I have hope that we’ll see another hot dog post in the coming days). November had us tackling the Hot Brown open-faced sandwich from Louisville, Hot Chicken sandwiches of Quebec, and the classic American Hot Dog (which is totally a sandwich, no matter what the trolls…

50 Wurst Dates

Demon Dawgs "Demon Dawg"

What is a guy supposed to write about hot dogs that hasn’t already been written, rewritten, torn up, published, eaten by a dog, vomited back up again, been rolled into a tube, dragged through the garden, and then to add insult to injury, had ketchup added to it? Why not start with a sentence/paragraph of nonsense?…

Louisville’s Hot Brown

Hot Brown

The Hot Brown is a pretty well known sandwich by now. Originating from the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky (hence the unappetizing name), it’s been featured in various media: TV shows such as Man Vs. Food, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, The Mind of a Chef, and the PBS Documentary Sandwiches That You Will Like (the Hot Brown…

Comfort Food: the Quebec-style Hot Chicken Sandwich

Quebec-style hot chicken sandwich

What won’t those lovable Canadian lugs do with gravy? Of course poutine, that Canadian cousin to other calorie-packed drunken foods like chili-cheese fries or a garbage plate, is quite well known these days. Less well known–though known to me now and soon to be known to you–is the simple and comforting hot chicken sandwich. What is a…

surprise egg and bacon

So I went to a small folk festival last weekend, in my capacity as a Morris Dancer. I prepared well, camping next to an Irishman with a full kitchen. I’d brought the bacon. First morning up, a little shaky after the Jameson’s, and he was on to it. Full fry up: eggs; bacon; pork sausages;…

A Sandwich Mock Election

It’s election season, and with Election Day approaching, the Internet is full of speculation over how Tuesday is going to go down. The odds makers, poll takers, and polling place leg breakers are all in a tizzy, and for good reason. Deciding who will lead the US for the next 4 years is a pretty…