chicago magazine
The 50 Best Sandwiches in Chicago
November 2012
<p>To guide you through the bustling sandscape, we fanned out across the city and suburbs, hitting spots high and low in search of anything delicious between two slices of bread. For the purposes of this story, we defined “sandwich” in the strictest of terms: no wraps, dumplings, or open-faced pretenders. Hamburgers and hot dogs didn’t qualify. Italian beef sandwiches did, but not one made this list. (Face facts: Chicago’s spongy grease bomb is not among the better contributions to the genre.) We gave points to the well crafted, the fresh, and the robust, anchored by bread with enough distinct character to bolster the proceedings without overshadowing or interfering.</p> <p>The result: our list of Chicago’s 50 best sandwiches, ranked in order of deliciousness.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">View Article</a></p>