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A Sandwich a Day: Sandos at Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver

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[Photographs: Erin Jackson]

Miura Waffle Milk Bar in Vancouver is doing some very interesting things to waffles. The shop sells a variety of savory and sweet waffle "sandos" derived from "sandoitchi," a Japanese word for sandwich.

Fresh waffles are made from scratch, then topped with everything from soy-cured salmon to housemade pastry cream (but not together, obviously).

The Garlic Chicken Waffle Sando ($7.49) is stuffed with juicy garlic-spiked chicken, red miso, cabbage slaw, and a drizzle of mayo. But the meat isn't sandwiched between the two waffles as you might expect; it's cooked directly into the batter. The waffles are crisp and fluffy, but not too heavy. Who knew waffles could be so versatile?

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The first sando was such a success that I made a second trip to the counter for a Tiramisu Sando ($4.49), half of which is pictured above. The sweet (and messy) sando is made with cream cheese custard cream, chocolate sauce, and housemade coffee jelly. If tiramisu and a Boston creme doughnut had a lovechild, this would be it.

Miura Waffle Milk Bar

829 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1B7, Canada (map); 604-687-2909
miuramilkwafflebar.com

About the author: Erin Jackson is a freelance food writer and photographer who is obsessed with discovering the best cheap and tasty eats in San Diego, including all things sweet and sugary, for her dessert blog San Diego Sugar.

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