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A Sandwich a Day: Kitfo Sandwich at Jebena Cafe in Seattle, WA

The best sandwich is the kind that's actually two sandwiches. Order the kitfo sandwich at Jebena Café, a cozy, mint-green-hued Ethiopian café in North Seattle, and that's just what you'll get: two demi-baguettes, stuffed till the sides bow out with an entire McDonald's worth of ground beef. They are available in half-orders as well, presumably reducing your meal to just one forearm-sized loaf of French bread, bursting with spiced meat, which, depending on your preference, can either be raw or cooked. More

A Sandwich a Day: Braised Beef Sandwich from 'wichcraft

The braised beef brisket sandwich ($9.87) is another seasonal favorite of ours at 'wichcraft. What stood out on the beef 'wich was a topping of shredded, lightly pickled veggies—cabbage, carrot, and bell pepper. It served the same function as banh mi veggies; refreshing with just enough acidity to cut through the richness of the beef and cheddar. More

A Sandwich a Day: Pho Banh Mi at Nha Toi

Fred, the owner of Nha Toi in Williamsburg, always has something interesting going on in the kitchen. The consistent high point of his inventive banh mi menu is the phở banh mi, which replaces the ham, pork, pate and pickled vegetables of a traditional Vietnamese sandwich with ingredients from an equally classic Vietnamese soup. More

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