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  • The Great Sandwich Project

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

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    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

    2
    Sloppy Joe
    Jonesy’s EatBar
    The Lamby Joe tops shredded Colorado lamb with bacon and blue cheese. jeatbar.com

    3
    BLT
    Vert Kitchen
    Bibb lettuce cradles fresh mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and crispy bacon. vertkitchen.com

    4
    Grilled Cheese
    Bin 1884 Cheese Bar
    Offerings change daily, but featured incarnations have included cheese curds, tomato, and bacon. bin1884cheesebar.com

    5
    Italian
    Salvaggio’s Deli
    The Italian sub is stacked high with salami, mortadella, and pepperoni. salvaggiosdeli.net

    6
    Vegetarian
    Spuntino
    The Sabroso stars roasted sweet potato, Colorado goat cheese, and house-made focaccia. spuntinodenver.com

    7
    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

    8
    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

    9
    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

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