A Tale of Two Slices

The Prose and Condiments of the American Sandwich

Category Archives: Research

How to Make Good Sandwiches, Especially When One is a Long Way From a City

Nobody really needs a cookbook to make a great sandwich. This, I believe, is a large part of the sandwich’s widespread appeal. A truly fantastic sandwich can be made with … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Seriously Epic Chips

There are few things that can get me to stop into the grocery store on my way home from working a night shift, few things that can get me to … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Let’s Look at the Chart

It’s been a long time between posts, I know. A year and a half, a little more? Long enough to get a master’s degree in library science–which is exactly what … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

August is National Sandwich Month. Really. (Part 1)

If National Sandwich Month sort of snuck up on you this year, don’t feel bad. If you can’t remember getting the annual announcement, didn’t see your neighbors stringing up their … Continue reading

August 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

Sandwich Excursion #3: Chacarero

There a few ways of knowing that you’re in Boston’s financial district. It might be the austere office buildings or the Banks of America at every turn. Men and women … Continue reading

May 2, 2009 · Leave a comment

Sandwich Excursion #2: High Rock

Saratoga Springs, NY is known for a lot of things: their natural springs, their race track, their sparkling water in the big blue bottles. Even in the history of the … Continue reading

April 20, 2009 · 3 Comments

Where to Begin.

The problem of sandwich genealogy is manifold. Each new look at the project provides another starting point, an additional approach to a sprawling undertaking, and a staggering new narrative to … Continue reading

March 18, 2009 · Leave a comment