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“Honey, you’re 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring!”
The blogger behind 300Sandwiches.com
talks about the genisis of her blog and the quest for her that engagement ring, one sandwich at a time.
For over 50 years Save-On-Meats
was a fixture in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. When original owner Al DesLauriers retired in 2009, the building was renovated & reopened
as a modern diner and butchershop under the same name. It was the first Canadian eatery to be visited by that Guy
. New owner Mark Brand gave a passionate TED talk
last year about the ups and downs he experienced integrating with the low income community. Their latest initiative is a controversial breakfast sandwich token
that patrons can purchase and distribute to hungry neighbourhood residents.
Serious Eats would like to show-and-tell you nearly every American sandwich
. They threw in a few other countries' sandwiches
, as well. This was a rather last-minute observance of National Sandwich Month
I’m about to tell you a story about videogames, kitchens, and internet forums that has a happy ending. Stop laughing, I’m serious.
- A woman gamer declares Gaslamp Games's Dungeons of Dredmor forums awesome.
What sandwich should represent your state? [more inside]
The Swedish Chef (Muppet Wiki)
is the incomprehensible preparer of foodstuffs for The Muppet Show. A rather literal variation of the Live-Hand Muppet concept, the Swedish Chef is a humanoid character, with human hands rather than gloves. An annotated list of every televised appearance of the Swedish Chef is after the fold... Børk! Børk! Børk! [Click here to view the thread translated fully into Mock Swedish] [more inside]
! For the past year, the Wait Wait... Don't Blog Me!
team at NPR has been blogging about a different sandwich every Monday. Some highlights include the most expensive burger in the world
, the Kevin Butler
(a "nonfictional sandwich from a fictional person"), , Paula Deen's favorite burger
(it is even more impressive than you expect), and quite possibly the first sandwich ever made
. And, from the Golden Arches, the
, the classic McRib
, and the Mc10:35
(possible only during the magical moment when breakfast and lunch menus are available at the same time).
Beyond PB&J - Sandwiches From Around the World.
And since they left it out, here is the Buenos Nachos Burger
. Basically it's a Whopper with nachos on it; currently only available in the Netherlands.
Once, there was the shooter's sandwich
. Now Tesco bring us a new lunchtime delicacy - the Lasagna Sandwich
. Hungry for more unorthodox pasta products? Then try a Chicken Tikka Lasagne
, or a Lasagna Pie [more inside]
For years, uneven cheese distribution has plagued
Subway customers, but that will soon change. Today Subway sandwich shops will begin tessellating cheese slices
on their sandwiches. [more inside]
The Best Sandwich Ever
How to make your own Edwardian belly-buster
. (Probably not what you think - SFW) You can make
(with cheesy 70s porn music). [more inside]
The Great British Sandwich
is a 'collaborative web project' to build the world's tallest sandwich, one ingredient at a time. It began picking up inedible layers early (20th from the bottom is Cat Hair, 38th is an iPhone 3G) and is now
over 400 layers including the Higgs Boson, Child's Tears and All the Turtles. via the Ridiculant
Often described as Elvis's favorite sandwich
, the Fool's Gold Loaf
has to be seen to be believed
. Not satisfied with mere still pictures? Try the video
from this Spokesman-Review story
Even in its glory, though, the Fool's Gold Loaf is just one (three-pound) part of the Elvis gastronomen
: if you want to eat like Elvis
, the way is clear
. And, of course, there are plenty of cookbooks
: The mystery five-letter word is somewhere between your "highest" guess alphabetically and your "lowest." It's essentially a lexical Guess the Number
Comedian Mitch Hedberg
died two years ago this Thursday. On March 29, see if a local deli
will severely ruin their reputation
as a tribute to his memory.
Harry Olivieri, one of two brothers credited with inventing the Philly cheesesteak
, has died at the age of 90
: "Despite a heart condition, Olivieri had reportedly showed up at Pat's King of Steaks almost every day until about three years ago."
August is National Sandwich Month
and some people are dead serious
about their love for the sandwich, keeping track of every one eaten this month (and for 2004
). Clearly, we could all be doing much more to celebrate and support the sandwich.
Sold, for 28,000!
Remember that Virgin Mary in the Grilled Cheese? Well, an online casino bought the famed sandwich on e-bay for $28,000 and now you too, can put a face on a grilled cheese sandwich
. Blessed Virgin Elmo, perhaps?
I'm studying at Warwick University in the UK, and I had just finished my Computer Science finals (I'm going on to do a PhD in Edinburgh next year). I went out and got drunk, had a nice lie in and bought a couple of new games in town, but I just didn't feel totally liberated.
So I decided to build an enormous f*****g sandwich
Tonight, when the grill is blackened with meat particles," he said
, "I will literally clean it with the marinated onions so that all the flavor from the grill goes into them. That allows me to start the next morning. It's like baking sourdough. You have to save some to start the next batch."
Do you have a sandwich obsession?
Bring back the classic cut!
An online petition to bring back the old "V-shaped canyon" style.