A Tale of Two Slices

The Prose and Condiments of the American Sandwich

“Today’s MA legislature is brought to you by Fluffernutters and the number 6.”

At the heart of Massachusetts legislative issues today: the Fluffernutter sandwich, and its potential to become the official sandwich of the Commonwealth. Also up for state status this day: Charleston … Continue reading

September 25, 2009 · 1 Comment

Lunchtime Crime

While sandwiches aren’t something we necessarily associate with instances of violence and crime, recent news blurbs seem to suggest that tempers flair during lunchtime. Additionally, a recent lunchtime crime perpetrated … Continue reading

September 15, 2009 · Leave a comment

Elvis, King of Sandwiches

In September 2005, Gourmet published a recipe for “Elvis Presley’s Hot Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich.” The recipe was accompanied by a photograph of a tidy toasted number sitting in … Continue reading

May 8, 2009 · 2 Comments

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

Everything’s Coming Up Sandwiches

Sandwiches are in right now, and sandwich buzz abounds. One might say that my research simply has me more tuned in to all happenings on sliced bread than the average … Continue reading

April 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Sandwich Excursion #1: Bánh Mì

In addition to racking up library hours, the second prong of my two-pronged approach to serious sandwich research involves me eating a lot of sandwiches. Lucky for me, Boston is … Continue reading

March 22, 2009 · 1 Comment