My friend Lindsey gave me half of her restaurant sandwich the other day. Gesture: nice. Sandwich: terrible. Result: She owes me some fries.
Here are six facts about sandwiches you can buy that are far more interesting than Derek’s ham-and-cheese you pinched from the staffroom fridge. But… two of these foods are fake. What’s a fact and what’s a fake fact?
Unique Sandwiches You Didn’t Know Existed // 4 Facts, 2 Fake Facts
1 | Poutine couverture. Traditional poutine tastes like gravy-smothered french fries topped with cheese curds — because that’s what it is. Poutine couverture? Same meal but wrapped in a “blanket” of back bacon strips. Where? Quebec (bien sûr).
2 | Luther Burger. Can’t wait for dessert? Eat it with your main: swap doughnuts in for hamburger buns. It’s named after R&B singer Luther Vandross.
3 | Yakisoba pan. Fried noodles bedded down in a hot dog bun. Topped with bits of seaweed, smoked tuna and mayonnaise. Japan ballparks do it differently.
4 | Babcia kanapka. This is dough baked in dough: (1) potatoes and cheese form (unbaked) perogis; (2) perogis go inside the (unbaked) sweet bread; (3) sweet bread is baked as a sandwich; (4) babcia sandwich goes into your belly. Polish grandmothers know what you like.
5 | Fairy bread. An open-faced Australian sandwich. First, get white bread. Next, cover it in butter. Third, dump sprinkles all over it. Then, jam it in your face hole.
6 | Fool’s Gold Loaf. Hollow out a loaf of bread. Transfer about a kilogram of peanut butter into the bread loaf. Don’t forget the jar of jelly. Then you’re done — as soon as you insert the pound of bacon. Elvis-tested, cardiologists unapproved.