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Indian Street Sandwiches

These sandwiches are made all over India by curbside vendors. If you like American style grilled cheese, and also are a fan of Indian flavors, then you will love these. They are made using three slices of white bread. The first layer is covered with butter then green chutney, than slices of boiled potatoes are layered on top of the chutney. A second slice of white bread is placed on top of the potatoes. This slice of bread is lathered in warm butter. A spice mixture called garam masala is sprinkled onto the bread and butter. On top of the butter, the chef will place razor thin slices of tomato. Next, sliced green bell pepper is placed on top and then panear (fresh cheese) is grated on to the peppers. Finally, a final slice of bread is spread with more green chutney and buttered and then it is placed on the top. This bread is then placed in a grill and warmed until the cheese has melted and the bread is toasted brown.

You can make these at home, or you can look for an Indian sandwich shop. Most Indian restaurants don't serve these, so you should look for a place that specializes in Indian street food.

Cemita

Not everything in Mexico comes in a taco or burrito. There is a very popular sandwich called a Cemita. It is served on a bun that is very similar to brioche. The ingredients tend to be limited to a few things. The main ingredient is always steak. It's never chicken or fish. A slice of avocado is usually added, as are sliced white onions. Finally, the topping is the classic red salsa that you are familiar with. This is a very popular meal in central Mexico, but has not caught on with huge American based Mexican fast food places. Your best way to get one of these sandwiches would be to go to a small Mexican restaurant that is frequented by people from Mexico.

Bánh mì

This sandwich is native to Vietnam. It has its roots in French cuisine. The French introduced many foods to Vietnam during their time there, one of which was the baguette. It became very popular and is now used to make a Vietnamese-French fusion sandwich. The filling can be anything from lobster, chicken, or tofu. The dressing might include mayo, fish sauce, pickled onions, chili peppers or garlic. It is similar in look to a Louisiana style po'boy.

You will find these in any community that has a large Vietnamese population. They are sold in Vietnamese restaurants, as well as Asian groceries that serve the Vietnamese community.

For other sandwich assortments, visit a local sandwich shop, such as Pickleman's.

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28 September 2015

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When it comes to running a restaurant, it isn't easy to do everything right. When I opened my first place, I decided to fill the menu with family favorites. Unfortunately, my selections fell flat when our place actually opened, which caused a lot of financial trouble. However, after years of trying different foods and testing them out with the public, I have been able to tailor our menu for our customer base. This website is designed to help you to do the same thing. Check out these articles that can help you to learn more about ingredients, food safety, and menu selections.