This banh mi misses the mark.
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Sloppy, but balanced.
This sandwich gets a rare 5 out of 5 rating!
The Sandwich: Smoky Pulled Pork Where: Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring Price: $11 Bread: White sandwich roll Stuffings: Pulled pork, cider vinegar slaw, house-pickled onions, sauce #5 (a sweet and smoky Kansas City–style barbecue sauce) Thickness: 4.5 inches Pros: The guys behind the BBQ Bus food truck, who’ve expanded into the kitchen […]
The Sandwich: Ma’s Meatloaf Where: Lunchbox, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW Price: $11 Bread: Chive biscuit Stuffings: Meatloaf, pineapple ketchup, red onion marmalade, blue cheese Thickness: 4 inches Pros: Building a seemingly messy sandwich on a biscuit takes guts, and Lunchbox deserves props for creating a pastry that’s fluffy yet durable, with just the right amount […]
The Sandwich: The Chermoula Where: G Street Food, multiple locations Price: $7.95 Bread: Baguette Stuffings: Grilled chicken, bacon, roasted tomatoes, basil chermoula Thickness: 3.5 inches Pros: Chermoula—a Moroccan spread made from herbs, oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and salt—brightens the sandwich’s relatively bland grilled chicken breast. Though similar to pesto, chermoula is more acidic; the […]
The Sandwich: The Hindu Nightmare Where: Beer and Welding Sandwich Shop, inside Oasis Market, 2024 P St. NW Price: $9 Bread: White baguette Stuffings: Pulled beef chuck and brisket, gouda, melted onions, chimichurri sauce Thickness: 3 inches Pros: The onions, cooked low and slow, really melt in your mouth, adding a pleasant sweetness to the […]
The Sandwich: The Kim-Cheese-Steak Where: GCDC, 1730 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Price: $11 Bread: Sliced white bread Stuffings: Cheddar blend, Number 1 Sons’ kimchi, spicy sauce, Korean-style roast beef Thickness: 1 inch Pros: The salty and sour kimchi, created by the local fermentation experts at Number 1 Sons, boosts the bland bread and cheese combo and […]
The Sandwich: The Sunday Supper Where: Red Apron Butcher, 709 D St. NW. Price: $10 Bread: White baguette Stuffings: Pot roast, horseradish mashed potatoes, beet horseradish slaw, Duke’s mayonnaise Thickness: 3 inches Pros: Rich bites of tender pot roast anchor the sandwich and somehow stay in sliced form before dissolving in your mouth. But it’s […]
The Sandwich: The Pernil Especial Where: Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine, 1134 19th St. NW Price: $8.49 Bread: Cuban bread (similar to French bread) Stuffings: Roast pork, sweet plantains, onions, and mayonnaise Thickness: 2.5 inches—the sandwich press smushes it a bit Pros: Like any legit Cuban sandwich, this one gets toasted post-assembly, melding its parts into a hot […]