Whether it’s a BLT, Reuben, Dagwood, Club, or an open-faced panini, the sandwich is a favorite of Americans everywhere. As National Sandwich Day (November 3) approaches, say hello to the hearty and satisfying sandwich varieties that San Diego has to offer. From barbecued pulled pork to smoked salmon, you’ll never have to settle for a subpar sandwich again!
Check out some of the most unique combinations you could possibly imagine between two slices of bread from these tasty San Diego eateries:
If you’re in the mood for a mouthwatering barbecued beast of a sandwich, head to Brazen BBQ and sample their award-winning pulled pork or sliced brisket sandwich. Topped with their delicious barbecue sauce, coleslaw and tobacco onions piled high on a sweet brioche bun, this is one treat you’ll want to corral into your mouth.
2GOOD2B will cure all cravings with their warm and toasty sandwiches. Their Turkey and Red Pepper Panini with Caesar spread, asiago cheese, arugula and basil all on freshly baked rosemary bread, which is gluten, corn and soy-free, will satisfy the taste buds and make you feel great.
Inspired by local ingredients and farmers’ markets, Kitchen 4140 takes the gourmet sandwich scene to new heights with their Smoked Salmon Sandwich. Using locally grown ingredients and taking pride in their creative concoctions, Kitchen 4140’s Smoked Salmon Sandwich combines house-smoked salmon, heirloom tomatoes, mixed greens, red onion, capers, avocado, crème fraiche and herbed aioli, all between a fresh French roll, making it an undeniably sophisticated sandwich for connoisseurs everywhere.
Prospect Bar & Grill puts a whole new spin on the classic chicken sandwich. This La Jolla restaurant creates a delightful Chicken Caprese Sandwich using marinated chicken breast, buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil on ciabatta bread with a balsamic reduction.
Searching for the perfect tri-tip sandwich? Look no further! Pacific Beach Alehouse is dishing up their juicy Smoked Tri-Tip sandwich that will satisfy your every carnivorous craving. Their smoked house tri-tip is thinly sliced and dipped in au jus with provolone cheese melted on top, then served with your choice of fresh-cut seasoned fries, savory sweet potato fries, tater tots, baked beans or cole slaw. This savory sandwich is one you don’t want to miss!
Bite M.e boasts a twist on one culturally-specific classic, the falafel sandwich. Ordering and promptly devouring the Falafel Bite Sandwich centers around the falafel balls made from garbanzo beans seasoned with parsley, cumin, black pepper, then deep fried to perfection. Wrapped in a flatbread alongside shaved romaine lettuce, tomato, pickled turnip, onion, hummus and Bite M.e secret sauce, the Falafel Bite Sandwich is an Americanized take on the Middle Eastern favorite.