sans bite 2 (best) November 14

Sans Rival Sandwich Bites

The Sandwich Surprise: With Thanksgiving just days away, I had a special dessert on the brain: Sans Rival Sandwich Bites. The Inspiration: Sans Rival is a traditional Filipino cake for big occasions, like graduations, weddings, and birthdays — the theme for this month’s Let’s Lunch. (Check out everyone’s birthday dishes here!) Sheets of baked meringue alternate with healthy smears of buttercream […]

november nine sammy November 10

November Nine Sandwich

The Sandwich Surprise: A kitchen-sink sandwich called The November Nine. The Inspiration: I love love love this time of year, when my favorite ESPN event — the World Series of Poker main event final table, airing tonight at 9pm ET — follows my favorite holiday, Halloween. (Btw, this Halloween, I went to my monthly degens […]

pickles sammy 3 September 19

Spicy Pickles & Pork Sammy

The Sandwich Surprise: Fall is a terrific time for Spicy Pickles & Pork on a Sesame Basil Roll. The Inspiration: I love pickles (especially hot, sour ones) and anything involving vinegar and fermentation, so I declared it the theme for this month’s Let’s Lunch. (Check out everyone’s briny dill-ights here.) Also, Le Bernardin’s bread basket includes […]

IMG_5242 August 31

Peri-Peri Chicken Sandwiches — a.k.a. The 5 Seconds of Sammy

THE SANDWICH: The 5 Seconds of Sammy with 5Sauce! THE INSPIRATION: This sandwich is perfect for Labor Day, because it’s a tribute to 5 Seconds of Summer, a pop-punk band whose name pretty much sums up what the holiday is all about. The fab four from Australia* — Calum Hood, Ashton Irwin, Luke Hemmings and […]

donut sammies and coffee dip July 17

Donut Chicken Snackers with Coffee Sauce

THE SANDWICH: Dude: It’s Donut Chicken Snackers with Coffee Dipping Sauce. THE INSPIRATION: The lavender cake donuts at Doughnut Plant — so. damn. good. Also, I made the coffee sauce with a BBQ bent to it, because I’m already looking forward to next year’s Big Apple BBQ! THE INGREDIENTS: Lavender cake donuts — Get these at Doughnut […]

20130526-134213.jpg July 15

Summer Slaw for Sandwiches

Humidity is bumming me out right now. So I’m revisiting a Summer Slaw I whipped up last year — it’s terrific on burgers, hot dogs and steak sandwiches, and can easily carry a sandwich on its own. (Bonus: It’s vegan!) This slaw is juicy, crisp and refreshing. Plus, you can sub in whatever fruits are the freshest […]

al fresco sammy crop 2 July 11

Peachy Picnic Sliders

The Sandwich Surprise: Easy peasy Fresh Peach and Honey Lavender Goat Cheese Sliders. The Inspiration: Eating al fresco — the theme for July’s Let’s Lunch gathering — which, to me, means reveling in summer’s fresh-picked fruits and herbs. And this is a picnic sammy you can easily prep outdoors. No cooking necessary! The Ingredients: Small organic whole wheat/white rolls: You can, of […]

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