'Dutch Crunch' on Serious Eats

A Sandwich a Day: The Golden Gate at Back Yard Kitchen in San Francisco

Back Yard Kitchen is a tiny sandwich shop that makes solid sandwiches in the San Francisco style. In other words, they're veggie-laden with killer locally-sourced meats and everything's available on Dutch Crunch. The Golden Gate ($7.50) is a grilled chicken sandwich with gruyere and guacamole. The so-called "guacamole" is actually just avocado that's so ripe it's scooped out of the shell and spread on the roll like butter. The gruyere is melted over the chicken before it's added to the sandwich, which preserves the crispness of the romaine, onions, and tomatoes. More

California Eatin': Dutch Crunch in the Bay Area

Growing up in the Bay Area, there was a single bread of choice for sandwiches. No, not San Francisco sourdough--lunches came on Dutch Crunch, a dense, doughy bread with a moist crumb. But what sets it apart from other breads? The crackly top, with crunchy little bits growing from the paler crust underneath. More

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