Eat & Drink

The Great Sandwich Project

Celebrate National Sandwich Month with 31 perfect lunchtime companions—one for each day of August.

August 2013

1  
Breakfast
Masterpiece Deli
A bagel or English muffin bookends eggs, cheese, and protein such as Black Forest ham. (For Northeasterners, there’s the beloved minced ham Taylor Pork Roll.) masterpiecedeli.com


Sloppy Joe
Jonesy’s EatBar
The Lamby Joe tops shredded Colorado lamb with bacon and blue cheese. jeatbar.com


BLT
Vert Kitchen
Bibb lettuce cradles fresh mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and crispy bacon. vertkitchen.com


Grilled Cheese
Bin 1884 Cheese Bar
Offerings change daily, but featured incarnations have included cheese curds, tomato, and bacon. bin1884cheesebar.com


Italian
Salvaggio’s Deli
The Italian sub is stacked high with salami, mortadella, and pepperoni. salvaggiosdeli.net


Vegetarian
Spuntino
The Sabroso stars roasted sweet potato, Colorado goat cheese, and house-made focaccia. spuntinodenver.com


Cheesesteak
Pat’s Philly Cheesesteak
The tried-and-true Pat’s Phatty boasts slices of rib-eye, peppers, and onions—all under a roof of American cheese or Cheez Whiz. patscheesesteaks.com


Peanut Butter & Jelly
Hey PB&J
Track down this food truck for the Figgy Piggy: house-made almond butter and fig jam, bacon, goat cheese, and honey. heypbandj.com


Sausage
The Über Sausage
The Hatch’s pepper jack, cabbage, green chile, cilantro, and crema fresca are right at home on pork green chile sausage. theubersausage.com

10 
Banh Mi
Ba Le sandwiches
A baguette stuffed with Vietnamese barbecue pork gets a dose of crunch and spice from
pickled carrots, daikon radish, and jalapeños. 303-922-2129

11 
Pulled Pork
Boney’s BBQ
Drench the meaty, slow-smoked pork shoulder in the fiery Hog’s Hell signature barbecue sauce. boneysbbq.com

12 
Club
Rackhouse Pub
Avocado, a fried egg, and garlic toast share real estate with club classics. rackhousepub.com

13 
Panini
Wafflich
Turkey, Havarti, and avocado are sandwiched between bread that—you guessed it—is pressed in a waffle iron. wafflichworld.com

14 
Torta
Torta Grill
The Enrique adds cactus, eggs, and panela cheese to traditional fillings like avocado, refried beans, tomato, and onion. tortagrill.com

15 
Monte Cristo
Interstate Kitchen & Bar
This ham and cheese gets the royal treatment: It’s battered, griddled, and served with house-made mixed berry preserves. interstaterestaurant.com

16 
Tuna Salad
Cinque Soldi Salumeria
No mayo here. The Italiano is simply albacore mixed with olives, chiles, capers, and lemon, topped with marinated onions. cinquesoldisalumeria.net

17 
Chicken Salad
Wooden Spoon
Tarragon-spiced chicken salad is punched up with cranberries and pecans. woodenspoondenver.com

18 
Croque Madame
Lucky Pie
Gruyère and Mornay sauce lend a creamy touch to smoked ham and fried egg. luckypiepizza.com

19 
Cuban
Buchi Cafe Cubano
This Caribbean classic with roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, onions, and pickles is slathered with mustard and panini-pressed. buchicafecubano.com

20 
Cucumber
House of Commons
Upgrade the traditional high-tea snack with Brie, Irish cheddar, or apricot preserves. houseofcommonstea.com

21 
Falafel
Shish Kabob Grill
The fried chickpea staple gets tucked into a pita with lemony hummus and veggies. shishkabobgrill.com

22 
French Dip
Second Home Kitchen + Bar
Dunk the crusty bun and juicy prime rib into a hefty pool of jus. secondhomedenver.com

23 
Gyro
Marrakech Grill
Slices of lamb, beef, and onion pair well with a side of tzatziki sauce. marrakechgrilldenver.com

24 
Bagel & Lox
Gather
Chewy bagels—strictly crafted according to New York City tradition—cushion delicate smoked salmon and house-whipped cream cheese. gatherdenver.com

25 
Lobster Roll
Steuben’s
An amalgam of Maine lobster chunks and mayo bursts from the seams of a New England split-top roll. steubens.com

26 
Schnitzel
Euclid Hall
Hearty and fried, this double-decker schnitzel is balanced with apple-cabbage-caraway slaw. euclidhall.com

27 
Po’ Boy
Sassafras American Eatery
Find cornmeal-dusted, fried oysters on this classic. sassafrasamericaneatery.com

28 
Tenderloin
Freshcraft
Midwesterners will feel right at home with this massive fried pork tenderloin, which arrives coated in an herb-and-cheese cracker crust. freshcraft.com

29 
Ham & Cheese
Curtis Park Deli
Choose the French for Niman Ranch ham, Brie, and house-made mustard and aïoli. curtisparkdeli.com

30 
Reuben
Continental Sausage
House-made pastrami and sauerkraut neighbor Jarlsberg and Thousand Island dressing. continentalsausage.com

31 
Meatball Sub
Slotted Spoon
The Beef Grinder tucks Colorado Beef meatballs in with San Marzano tomato sauce, caramelized onions, and provolone. slotted-spoon.com