Best Sandwiches in the World


In honor of National Sandwich Day, here are some of my favorite sandwiches from my travels around the globe. The best of the best span from funky burgers in Chicago to ham and cheese mallorcas in Puerto Rico to the untouchable bread of Paris.

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What’ll Ya Have?



Is there a question as simplistic but simultaneously daunting? It has led me to many panic orders, including chicken wraps and gin and tonics.

If ever there were a moment where I knew exactly what I wanted, it was at 2AM at Cafe du Monde in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Cafe du Monde is the place for beignets. It helped that there wasn’t a menu to scour. The only choice we had was how many beignets and whether or not we wanted coffee.

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A Kiss with Lagniappe

Dr. John – What Goes Around Comes Around

“What’ll y’all have?” Kiss asked after greeting Jill and Alex with across-the-bar hugs and kisses on the cheek.

“I’m not sure. I like whiskey and had an old fashioned and sazerac yesterday,” I responded.

Kiss turned around toward the tiered bottles of liquor along the mirrored wall, grabbed a tumbler glass, poured a glass of Grand Marnier and slid it toward me. Continue reading A Kiss with Lagniappe