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Beef on Weck

Beef on Weck is Western New York's response to the French dip: roast beef on a kummelweck bun with horseradish and jus.


If you're truly hungry in Los Angeles, get a torta de adobada, milanesa, or huevo topped with avocado, tomatoes, and peppers on a soft bread.

The Pimento Sandwich

First up is a southern classic that hasn't made it north. The Pimento sandwich is a simple hot sandwich with wonderful pimento cheese between buttered Texas bread.


We owe New Orleans' Central Grocery a Wookiee life debt for the Muffaletta sandwich.

Hot Brown

Okay, we're exaggerating. Kentucky's Hot Brown has more in common with eggs Benedict than any other sandwich on our list, yet leaving it off would be sacrilege.


Louisiana's Po' boy combines fried catfish or shrimp with mayonnaise, tomatoes, lettuce, butter, pickles, and Louisiana spicy sauce on a crusty French bread.

The Cuban

The Cuban sandwich came from Ybor City, Tampa, or Key West, depending on who you ask. 

French Dip

That is the controversy in Los Angeles. Philippe's French Dip comes bathed with au jus, whereas Cole's does not. 

The Reuben

We can all agree that corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing on rye is amazing.

Sloppy Joe

What's left to say about this sandwich? One of the few school lunch favourites that still stands up, the Sloppy Joe isn't just a sandwich, it's an experience that lasts

long after you eat it — mostly because a glob of ground beef spilled on your favourite shirt and you'll have to spend some time getting the stain out.

Italian Beef

Chicago's Hot Italian Beef sandwiches are renowned — double-dipped in jus and stuffed with Italian beef, peppers, and giardiniera. Some places may even add cheese and sausage.

Philly Cheesesteak

Anyone who hasn't had this Philadelphia sandwich is missing out. Philly's famous cheesesteak is ordered by specifying whether you want onions "wit or witout" Ours is "Wiz wit."

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