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Banh Mi San Francisco

Bay Area Banh Mi Sandwiches Worth Seeking

Banh Mi, a sandwich that grew from almost seven decades of French colonialism in Vietnam, has a lasting legacy. Proteins vary, but other core ingredients typically include pickled daikon and carrot, jalapeños, cilantro, mayo,...
Grilled Cheese Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Food culture has hit our generation hard; there are food shows galore, countless food personalities, the next “big” dish or cooking style. While trying that new fun “it” food or restaurant is thrilling, sometimes...
Restaurant San Francisco

Bar Tartine: Sandwiches Star at Lunch in San Francisco [CLOSED]

Do you like obscure European sandwiches as much as I do? Find out at Bar Tartine, the multifaceted restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission from Tartine bread meisters Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson. The couple...
Italian Deli New York City

Faicco’s Pork Store: Gathering Savory Intel in Greenwich Village

Some establishments prove all too easy to bypass. Growing up, we’d always walk by Faicco’s Pork Store on the way to John’s Pizzeria, which was our go-to pizza spot at the time. Years later,...
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J&R Natural Meats: Keeping it Local and Simple in Templeton

How much can one plaza give? So far, the retail oasis just west of Highway 101 at Exit 224 furnished me with high value seafood at Pier 46 Seafood and locally roasted, fresh-brewed pourover...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Fundamental LA: Moving Beyond Basics in Westwood [CLOSED]

For the past few years, we’ve bemoaned the lack of next-level sandwich shops in Los Angeles. Mendocino Farms has been the most ambitious (and consistent) of the bunch, along with stand-bys like Langer’s and...