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A Sensational Sandwich: Royal Carribbean's Kummelweck

A Sensational Sandwich: Royal Carribbean’s Kummelweck

3Jan13 • 0 comments

Slices of slow-roasted beef, flavored with secret seasonings and sliced to perfection create Royal Caribbean’s signature Kummelweck sandwich, an onboard sensation that makes the perfect snack for guests at Park Cafe.

In Memoriam: Sandwiches in the Movies

In Memoriam: Sandwiches in the Movies

18May11 • 0 comments

(But where was the Big Kahuna Burger?)

Happy National Sandwich Day!

Happy National Sandwich Day!

3Nov10 • 0 comments

It’s a great day to eat a Big Fat Sandwich!  November 3, 2010 is National Sandwich Day.  John Montagu the Fourth Earl of Sandwich was born on November 3, 1718.  He was the British first lord of the Admiralty during the American Revolution (a good thing for us U.S. citizens, as he was considered quite […]

Izzy's Favorite Sandwich

Izzy’s Favorite Sandwich

8Oct10 • 3 comments

Here is world famous chef–Izzy–demonstrating how to make a perfect Fluffernutter sandwich.

Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales

Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales

3Aug10 • 0 comments

Wheat Sandwich Bread Surpasses White In Sales Good news:  Shoppers are more likely to buy sandwich bread with a label displaying “natural” or “whole grain.”  According to a Nielsen study, wheat sandwich bread sales increased to $2.6 billion in the last year; white bread sales declined to $2.5 billion.  White bread still wins in overall […]

Horseradish - A Healthy Sandwich Condiment

Horseradish – A Healthy Sandwich Condiment

14May10 • 0 comments

Horseradish is a very healthy sandwich condiment and it packs such a unique and distinctive flavor. So flavorful, yet horseradish  has zero fat.  One tablespoon of prepared horseradish has only 6 calories, is low in carbohydrates and sodium and is a good source of potassium and calcium.  And did we already mention this condiment has zero fat? The […]

Beef On Weck Sandwich - A Buffalo, New York Favorite

Beef On Weck Sandwich – A Buffalo, New York Favorite

13May10 • 1 comment

The Beef On Weck Sandwich—hand carved, rare roast beef on a Kummelweck Roll (top half dipped in au jus), with a dollop of sinus-clearing horseradish—is one of the oldest signature foods of Buffalo, New York.  It is now served in other parts of Western New York and beyond. We have searched the Internet and our […]

Healthier Lunches (and sandwiches) For School Kids

Healthier Lunches (and sandwiches) For School Kids

26Apr10 • 0 comments

Healthier Sandwiches For Kids The Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously approved a bill to update child nutrition programs (Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act).  The bill will now go to the Senate floor hopefully by mid-April. The bill strengthens nutrition standards for all the food (including healthier sandwiches ) at school, effectively kicking junk food out of school vending […]

Jack's Favorite Sandwich

Jack’s Favorite Sandwich

31Mar10 • 0 comments

I like to make the “monster”…dog, mex cheese, cheddar, turkey, ketchup and mustard.

Healthy Super Bowl Sandwiches & Snack Recipes

Healthy Super Bowl Sandwiches & Snack Recipes

5Feb10 • 0 comments

Healthy Super Bowl Sandwiches & Snack Recipes Here are some healthy Super Bowl sandwiches and snack recipes to enjoy while you watch the Colts get clobbered by the Saints (New Orleans has better sandwiches than Indianapolis–hence our pick). Big Fat Healthy Submarine Sandwich Ingredients foot long Italian or French bread roll ½ lb. of Boars Head Lower […]

For Great Sandwiches and Hamburgers - Le Tub, Hollywood Florida

For Great Sandwiches and Hamburgers – Le Tub, Hollywood Florida

2Feb10 • 2 comments

Is a Hamburger a Sandwich?  We at Big Fat Sandwich have had multiple debates, one cage match and five thumb fights before coming to a conclusion.  Yes, a hamburger is a sandwich!  The bottom line:  meat stuck between two pieces of bread equals a sandwich.   With such a heavy issue resolved (we’re on to healthcare […]

Kevin’s Favorite Sandwich

1Feb10 • 0 comments

By Kevin – Age 10 My favorite sandwich is Meatball Marinara. It’s cheesy and I like cheese.  I like meatballs too.  The best one is from Subway…eat fresh!  It’s only $5 and a foot long.

Great Sandwich In Boca Raton?

29Jan10 • 1 comment

Great Sandwich Boca Raton Talia’s Tuscan Grill is one of my favorite places to go for a great sandwich in Boca Raton and, for that matter, all of South Florida. The owner, Andrew Bennardo, is an award winning chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.  I’ve spoken with him a few times, and he’s […]

One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas ...

One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas …

29Jan10 • 0 comments

One Of The Best Hot Dogs In Las Vegas – Pink’s My wife and I just returned from a quick trip to Las Vegas.  While strolling the strip we ran into Pink’s, a world famous place for hot dogs.  The original Pink’s, located in Los Angeles, California has been dishing out the best hot dogs […]

Mediterranean Pan Toasted Sandwich

Mediterranean Pan Toasted Sandwich

27Jan10 • 0 comments

Here is a simple and delicious low calorie Mediterranean style sandwich recipe. Makes two sandwiches – Ingredients 4 slices of whole grain bread 2 slices of ham 2 oz of thinly sliced mozzarella cheese 1 thinly sliced tomato 2 teaspoons of fresh chopped basil sea salt and black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon of extra […]

Madison's Favorite Sandwich

Madison’s Favorite Sandwich

25Jan10 • 0 comments

By Madison V. – Age 6 1/2 My favorite sandwich is grilled cheese.  It’s warm and all the cheese is melted.  The bread is soft and buttery.  You can add bacon or ham to make it like a ham and cheese sandwich, but warm and melted.

William's Favorite Sandwich

William’s Favorite Sandwich

22Jan10 • 0 comments

By William M. – Age 7 My favorite sandwich is a cheeseburger.  I have had them from Five Guys, Outback, McDonald’s and Wendy’s.  Wendy’s has weird ketchup and it tastes like pickles. My favorite sandwich is from Outback.  It tastes a little bit like grilled cheese and if you taste the meat it tastes awesome! […]

Boar's Head Healthy Sandwich - An Assault on Salt

Boar’s Head Healthy Sandwich – An Assault on Salt

21Jan10 • 0 comments

Americans continue to eat salt (sodium) with reckless abandon despite the known health risks including high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, osteoporosis and cancer.  Boar’s Head has chosen an opportune time to launch their assault on salt with a new line of low sodium and lower sodium cold cuts and cheeses.  Hooray—more options for a […]

Pljeskavica Sandwich Anyone?

Pljeskavica Sandwich Anyone?

20Jan10 • 3 comments

Pljeskavica (pronounced PLYESS-ka-vee-tsa) is a very popular burger-like food item in Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia and has recently gained popularity in Germany and Austria.  In addition, it has become popular in Queens, New York and Chicago, Illinois where many Bosnians, Croatians, Serbs and Montenegrins are residing after the break-up of Yugoslavia.  […]

Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?

Is Bread Crust Healthy For You?

19Jan10 • 3 comments

Growing up as kids, many of us were told by our parents to “eat the crust” of our bread, not just the soft center.  Well, it turns out our parents were giving us healthy advice.  (Thanks Paul Betz!) Researchers at the German Research Center Of Food Chemistry have determined that the crust of bread contains rich […]

Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)

Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)

18Jan10 • 0 comments

There are so many available diets out there—some good, some not so good, some outlandish.  At the very least, most make entertaining reading (at least we think so). Here’s a diet that caught our eye today that advocates an extreme version of the paleo lifestyle.  The theory is that our prehistoric ancestors were hunter / […]

South Beach Sandwich Shop – La Sandwicherie

14Jan10 • 0 comments

When you think of food and South Beach, images of high-end dining establishments and expensive wines come to mind.  Next time, however, take a pass on being fancy, do what locals have been doing for the past twenty years, and go have a Big Fat Sandwich at South Beach Sandwich Shop:  La Sandwicherie My wife, […]

Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

13Jan10 • 1 comment

Here is a healthy and flavorful vegetarian sandwich recipe that we just tried and tasted.  Even non-vegetarians will be impressed.  We’ll bet you a big fat sandwich. Herbed Ricotta Cheese and Portobello Mushroom Sandwich – makes 2 healthy sandwiches Ingredients: 4 ounces ricotta 1 tablespoon dry parsley 1 tablespoon grated shallots 1/8 teaspoon of lemon […]

Great Grilled Cheese - Book Review

Great Grilled Cheese – Book Review

11Jan10 • 0 comments

If you love grilled cheese and want some great recipe variations for this classic American sandwich then we recommend Great Grilled Cheese, by award-winning cookbook author Laura Werlin.  Besides two classic grilled cheese recipes, Werlin demonstrates the sandwich’s versatility with many variations.  Here are a few of Werlin’s recipes that we have made and eaten: French- Styled Grilled Ham And […]

Ariela's Favorite Sandwich

Ariela’s Favorite Sandwich

6Jan10 • 0 comments

By Ariela A. – Age 14 My favorite sandwich is the BLT. First, my most important reason why I like the BLT Sandwich is because it has bacon on it, like what kid doesn’t like bacon cause I know I do. Next, the second most important reason is that this is my favorite sandwich and […]

Taylor's Favorite Sandwich

Taylor’s Favorite Sandwich

6Jan10 • 0 comments

By Taylor A – Age 11 My favorite sandwich is ham and cheese it is so good.  It is my favorite sandwich because it is so good.  I eat it at school with my friends.  It has ham and cheese on it.  Who does not like that because I know I love it.  That is […]

The Price You Pay For A Sandwich

The Price You Pay For A Sandwich

5Jan10 • 0 comments

Finally, there is an answer to an age old question:  What is the price you pay for a sandwich made at home as opposed to ordering out? Please check out Rob Cockerham’s web page—How Much Inside A Sandwich.  There you can try out Rob’s sandwich calculator, which calculates the cost of: bread – condiments – […]

Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set

Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set

5Jan10 • 0 comments

Develop your child’s sandwich making skills early with the Melissa and Doug Sandwich Making Set.  It includes 16 sliceable, wooden pieces that “crunch” when cut with the included wooden knife. This set contains two kinds of bread, cheeses, vegetables, meats, sliceable wooden bread rolls, tomatoes, lettuce, meats, an apple and more. This is an instant […]

Getting High And Eating Sandwiches

Getting High And Eating Sandwiches

4Jan10 • 0 comments

Getting high and eating sandwiches—at least that’s what construction workers will do as they build the Freedom Tower, the main building of the new World Trade Center. A shipping container will house a Subway sandwich shop that will move up the tower about one story every week or two as it reaches its final 1776 […]

Bauru Sandwich - Famous Sandwich Of Brazil

Bauru Sandwich – Famous Sandwich Of Brazil

30Dec09 • 0 comments

The Bauru sandwich is the namesake of the city of Bauru.  With a population over 360,000, Bauru is located in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.  It’s where Pelé began playing soccer and where Brazilian astronaut, Marcos Pontes, was born. The Bauru sandwich actually originated in the city of Sao Paulo at the Ponte Chic restaurant […]

Tomato Seed Gel May Prevent Blood Clotting

Tomato Seed Gel May Prevent Blood Clotting

29Dec09 • 2 comments

Interesting health news from the UK—a derivative of tomato seed gel called Fruitflow is being touted as a natural alternative to aspirin and may prevent blood clotting. Apparently, British scientists have identified a natural ingredient in tomato seeds that they believe to be a key component to a long and healthy life.  Fruitflow may prevent […]

Arepa Sandwich - A Favorite Of Latin America

Arepa Sandwich – A Favorite Of Latin America

28Dec09 • 0 comments

Have you ever had an arepa sandwich?  If no, you are missing out.  If yes, we’d love to know where you had your arepa sandwich or the recipe you used. Arepas are the delicious national food and native bread of Venezuela and Columbia.  Made from corn flour, arepas might have originated as a food staple for poor natives, though […]

Bread Can Make You Happy!

Bread Can Make You Happy!

26Dec09 • 2 comments

Bread can make you happy and not just because it tastes so good. Research at the University of York and Hull York Medical School has found a connection between depression and low levels of folate (folate comes from leafy vegetables, beans, cereal and sunflower seeds).  Dr. Simon Gilbody and his research team examined 11 previous […]

Is A Panini Sandwich at Panera Bread A Healthy Sandwich?

Is A Panini Sandwich at Panera Bread A Healthy Sandwich?

23Dec09 • 0 comments

A trip to the local Panera bakery may be a weekly – or daily – habit, and it’s hard to miss the hot panini’s served up each day, fresh off the grill… Please read the full story by Sabah Karimi at Associated Content.

Healthy Turkey Sandwich

Healthy Turkey Sandwich

23Dec09 • 0 comments

If you want to do something healthy and different with your Christmas turkey leftovers, here is a healthy turkey sandwich recipe slightly adapted from master chef Emeril Lagassee’s, great book 20-40-60.  And, this recipe is so simple! Pressed Turkey, Pesto and Provolone Sandwich Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of prepared pesto (we like Basil Pesto by Elki) 2 slices […]

Easy Way To Bake Bread

Easy Way To Bake Bread

22Dec09 • 0 comments

Here is master bread baker Jim Lahey, demonstrating his very easy way to bake bread—the no-knead method.  Please read our review of Jim Lahey’s new book “My Bread.”

Sandwich Shop Thief Found Dead In A Vent

Sandwich Shop Thief Found Dead In A Vent

18Dec09 • 0 comments

Extra, extra, read all about it…Sandwich shop thief gets caught in vent… In Jacksonville, Florida, according to police, a white, nude man, likely in his thirties, was found stuck in a small vent while apparently trying to rob a sandwich shop—he was dead. According to WJXT-TV, an employee who opened the store spotted the wanna-be  thief’s […]

Charm City Burger Company

Charm City Burger Company

18Dec09 • 1 comment

Jogging on Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach, Florida, about a half mile from the beach, I saw a sign for Charm City Burger Company on the eastbound side of the street. I did a bit of Internet research on Charm City Burger when I returned from my run.  There were many rave reviews and a […]

Famous Chilean Sandwiches - Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa

Famous Chilean Sandwiches – Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa

15Dec09 • 1 comment

The Barros Luco and Barros Jarpa are two famous Chilean sandwiches. The Barros Luco was named after Ramón Barros Luco, President of Chile in the early 1900s.  While President, he ate at a restaurant named Confiteria Torres, where he would order a “steak with melted cheese on homemade bread.”   The Confiteria Torres, founded in 1879, remains open today. […]

Sandwich Lovers and Food Writers - Help Wanted

Sandwich Lovers and Food Writers – Help Wanted

10Dec09 • 0 comments

Big Fat Sandwich needs your help.   We are looking for sandwich lovers and food writers willing to review your favorite sandwich shops and restaurants. Of course, contributors will receive full credit and Big Fat Sandwich will link to any contributing food websites, sandwich websites and diet/nutrition websites.  We will also provide links to the reviewed […]

The Grease Trucks' Fat Darrell Sandwich

The Grease Trucks’ Fat Darrell Sandwich

9Dec09 • 0 comments

Adam Richman, the star of the Travel Channel’s Man V. Food, is finding and eating the best big fat sandwiches in America.  According to Travel Channel, one segment tonight will have Adam doing his local food challenge at The Grease Trucks, Rutgers University, New Jersey. Famous for their big fat sandwiches, The Grease Trucks are […]

Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators

Get The Skinny On Some Sandwich Calorie Calculators

8Dec09 • 0 comments

To keep a healthy body weight, a moderately active guy needs about 2500 calories per day.  A moderately active woman needs about 2100 calories.  Of course these numbers will vary based on how tall or short you are and how much you exercise (in addition to your moderate activity). Here is a neat little sandwich calorie calculator […]

Carla's Sandwich - A Tasty Reading Adventure

Carla’s Sandwich – A Tasty Reading Adventure

8Dec09 • 1 comment

Carla’s Sandwich is available on Amazon and at most major bookstores.  Author Debbie Herman has created insuppressible and rebellious character—Carla, a little girl who creates unusual, scrumptious and healthy sandwiches to bring to school lunch. At first, her fellow students tease Carla, but she keeps her chin up and continues her unconventional lunches: sliced bananas […]

Low Calorie Lobster Bánh Mì  Sandwich

Low Calorie Lobster Bánh Mì Sandwich

7Dec09 • 0 comments

We recently posted several recipes and a little history on the delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich. According to The Daily Plate there are about 596 calories in a Bánh Mì.  Of course, the calories will vary greatly depending on the recipe and sandwich size. Here is a low calorie, tasty Lobster Bánh Mì sandwich recipe (inspired by eatingwell.com): […]

Try A Delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich

Try A Delicious Bánh Mì Sandwich

4Dec09 • 0 comments

A delicious Bánh Mì sandwich is undoubtedly one of the best sandwiches in the world.  In Vietnamese, Bánh Mì means bread but can also mean bread stuffed with meat.  Recently introduced to the USA and many other countries by Vietnamese immigrants, this delicious sandwich is a result of a confluence of cultures between the French and Vietnamese. […]

Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover

Delicious Bacon Sandwich Can Help Cure Your Hangover

23Nov09 • 2 comments

A delicious Bacon Sandwich (also known as a Bacon Butty) is a popular sandwich item in the UK.  In its simplest form, it is two or three slices of bacon between two slices of buttered bread.  Unlike its USA cousin, the BLT, it contains no mayonnaise, lettuce or tomato. Ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce and HP Sauce […]

Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight

Add Tomatoes To Your Sandwich And Lose Weight

18Nov09 • 0 comments

Add tomatoes to your sandwich and you can lose weight and feel fuller.  Researchers at Reading University, Berkshire, England, UK, examined 17 average sized women, aged 18 to 35, to see how full they felt when eating bread enriched with different vegetables.   The woman ate cream cheese sandwiches on white bread with either tomatoes or carrots. The results are […]