Sandwich

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Three modern opportunities with memorable sandwich builds
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Chefs are rediscovering the beauty of white bread—how it offers structure but surrenders to textural elements, like fried chicken, tonkatsu and fried bologna. We bring you 5 modern takes on white bread sandwiches.
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A pickled element introduces bright, beautiful acidity, along with a pleasing crunch and colorful pop. Everything is fair game when it comes to garnishing a sandwich with a pickled ingredient.
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At San Francisco’s Bluestem Brasserie, the Grilled Cheese and Honey is the ultimate comfort food.
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Popular flavor systems can be re-tooled in ways that capture interest and deliver the promise of their original builds. Here are three great examples of creative play around road-tested flavor systems.
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Egg Shop offers its Pepper Boy: Egg scramble, maple-cured pepper bacon, Gruyère, caramelized onion aïoli, bell peppers, panini roll
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Quiznos offers a Lobster & Seafood Scampi Bake: Garlic-baked lobster and seafood, mozzarella, mushrooms and onions, tomatoes, aïoli, served on artisan bread
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True Aussie Beef & Lamb offers Madras Curry Lamb Sliders with yogurt-mint-lime sauce, cucumbers and arugula
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Culver’s offers a Pretzel Haus Burger: Beef, Bacon, Wisconsin Cheddar, Cheddar-Cheese Sauce, Pickled Onions, Mustard Bistro Sauce, Served On A Pretzel Bun
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Bruegger’s Bagels offers its Sweet Heat Turkey Sandwich: Marbled rye with Sriracha-honey cream cheese, roasted turkey, cheddar cheese, bell peppers, Sriracha
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Ted’s Montana Grill offers its Avalon Burger with Gruyère, blue cheese, bacon-caramelized onions, roasted-garlic aïoli, baby arugula on a toasted brioche
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Slapfish offers its Clobster Grilled Cheese: Maine lobster, Dungeness crab, aged white cheddar, mozzarella, sourdough bread, with Jersey sauce
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Schlotzsky’s offers 'The Original': Smoked ham with Genoa and cotto salami, cheddar, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, black olives, red onion, lettuce, tomato, on Schlotzsky’s sourdough bun
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Smack Shack offers a Smack Shack Original: Chilled lobster salad with cucumber and tarragon on griddled milk bread
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Gategroup/Delta Air Lines offers a Short Rib and Pickled Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich
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Avocados From Mexico offers an Avo Reuben with corned beef, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing, pumpernickel bread and avocado sauerkraut
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The Ruin Daily offers a Buffalo Chicken Melt: Parmesan-crusted sourdough, cheddar-Swiss-fontina blend, Buffalo chicken, celery barigoule, ranch sauce
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Blue Oak BBQ offers The Doobin Lubin: Brisket or pulled pork, spicy green-onion sausage, ginger-sesame coleslaw, pickles, onions, sesame seed bun
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Sixth Street Tavern offers a Vegan Nashville Fried Chicken Sandwich: Seitan, Nashville hot spice, vegan brioche, Sixth Street sauce, cider-vinegar slaw
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Having tasted 1,197 dishes for the On Trends 2017 research, these were the three dishes that really stood out
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Condiments, spreads and dressings are the hidden heroes of today’s sandwich innovation
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Bird & Bone offers Chef Hales’ Hot Chicken with Florida honey, house mustard, cucumber pickles
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Norms Restaurants offers a Habanero Jalapeño Bacon Cheeseburger with habanero-jalapeño cheddar cheese, bacon, batter-fried jalapeño, habanero mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, red onions, heat-blistered jalapeño
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Chumley’s 86'D Burger has bone marrow, Chumley's sauce, crispy shallot, cheese
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RAM Restaurant & Brewery features a Buttface Amber Ale Chicken Sandwich.
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Eventide Oyster Co offers the Eventide Brown Butter Lobster Roll with Lobster meat, brown butter vinaigrette, bao-style steamed bun, sea salt, chives
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Bennigan’s offers Lina’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich - fried chicken breast, pepper Jack, Sriracha aïoli, coleslaw, brioche roll
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A dozen ways to reinvigorate this classic category