Sandwiches have always offered a familiar platform for creative signaturization, says Flavor & The Menu, a restaurant trend magazine for chefs. Good chefs play with each layer to create tempting flavor combinations. What meat, cheese, and/or vegetables; what type of bread; what condiments; what raw vegetables (lettuce vs. arugula, tomatoes vs. roasted red peppers, for […]

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[1] Ice cream sandwiches are now made with every type of cookie and cookie substitute. See our list below (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Getting creative: an ice cream sandwich with churros, at Boqueria | Brooklyn. [3] Strawberry shortcake sandwiches, made with whoopie pie-shaped “shortcake” by David Venable | QVC. [4] Who needs cookies? […]

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[1] A conventional submarine. Save carbs with the cucumber versions below (photo courtesy Wikimedia).   How cute are these bites, from Pierce Abernathy of Tasty.co? A better-for-you snack for the Super Bowl or other nibbling occasions, the concept puts submarine and other sandwich fillings between cucumber halves instead of bread. Vegetarian sandwich, with mozzarella, with […]

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November 3rd is National Sandwich Day (August is National Sandwich Month). Since grandma’s day, the American sandwich has evolved from meat, cheese or fish, on bread or a roll, with a schmear of mustard or mayo, to…anything goes. Here’s what some of America’s chefs are doing with sandwich spreads, courtesy of Flavor And The Menu, […]

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