Posts Tagged ‘Comments Come True’

Comments Come True: The Greek Spot’s Vegetarian Gyro

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Healthy it is not. But that's not what vegetarianism is all about. Not all of the time, anyway. (Hello, cheesy tortillas!). Sometimes you've got to stuff chunks of fake meat into a just-grilled pita and smother […]

Comments Come True: The Mona Lisa at Earl’s Sandwiches

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. A streak of customers curved around the perimeter of this tiny sandwich spot on Wilson Boulevard during the lunch hour one Thursday a few weeks ago. The last in line butted up against the door. A good sign. […]

Comments Come True: Jimmy John’s Gourmet Veggie Club

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. As a partial vegetarian, I don't find the need to incorporate soy-based products into my diet. If I want cheese, I eat cheese, not a soy substitute. If I want bacon, which probably happens about six […]

Comments Come True: Super Tacos & Bakery’s Vegetarian Torta

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Young & Hungry commenter Eli warned me that the vegetarian torta at Super Tacos & Bakery fell into the "low-bar options" category among the city's meatless sandwiches. I, like Frances "Baby" Houseman, am not afraid to […]

Comments Come True: Booeymonger’s Pita Pan

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants.  More Comments Come True. Everywhere that Pret a Manger's avocado pine nut wrap succeeded—creaminess, simplicity, abundant avocado—Booeymonger's Pita Pan failed. And it even picked up a bad trait from the last-fucking-resort veggie sub from Potbelly's. Let me explain. The Pita Pan […]

Comments Come True: Potbelly’s Veggie Sandwich

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants More Comments Come True. Whenever my friends Mitch and Jess would visit us from Baltimore, their first request would be to grab sandwiches at Potbelly. I never understood why, and after my most recent tasting there, I still can't […]

Comments Come True: Pret A Manger’s Avocado Pine Nut Wrap

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True. I now know the secret to a good vegetarian sandwich: don't make it a sandwich. Make it a wrap instead. Wraps are much easier to maneuver and can be filled with creamier ingredients because of their unique […]

Comments Come True: Jaleo’s Vegetable Bocata

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True. It's not surprising that the long-celebrated Jaleo made it twice onto the list for best vegetarian sandwich. Spanish cuisine, at least under José Andrés' knife, celebrates vegetables. Small-plate-serving restaurants become quick friends of the non-meat eater. Drawing from a […]

Comments Come True: Black Squirrel’s Vegetarian Burger

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True. Remember when Jack Shephard told Kate Austen not to "let the fear in?" Oh, not a Lost freak? Let me explain. In the first season of the popular ABC series, the protoganist Jack (Matthew Fox), […]

Comments Come True: Battle of the Grilled Cheese

Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True. I witnessed the glory and gluttony that is a vegetarian who refuses to eat vegetables. I don't want a grilled cheese sandwich every time I crave a meatless sandwich. Sometimes, though, that is exactly what I want. While […]

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