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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Today in Questionable Sandwiches

Posted by on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 9:05 AM

NPR reports on the sandwich known as the Ignatius R., "with enough calories to get us to the end of winter," from Jerry's in Chicago. It does seem like it would have a deleterious effect on one's pyloric valve—it's got:

• fried chicken
• cold hickory-smoked sirloin
• applewood bacon
• fried shrimp
• fried green tomato
• mortadella
• country ham
• fresh mozzarella
• pickled okra
• American cheese
• tomato
• Carolina vinegar
• and "southwest mayo"

...on a potato bun for $24.95. But then again, it's -2 degrees in Chicago right now, and Jerry's might be delivering—they say to call and try them. Chicago Fan, why don't you see if they'll bring you one for lunch?

Thanks, rob!

 

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TomJohnsonJr 1
That looks like fun at a party or after a long day of body dysmorphia.
Posted by TomJohnsonJr on January 7, 2014 at 9:35 AM · Report this
MacCrocodile 2
Also see if they'll bring me one, please? I'm in downtown Seattle, thanks.
Posted by MacCrocodile http://maccrocodile.com/ on January 7, 2014 at 9:40 AM · Report this
Posted by Theodore Gorath on January 7, 2014 at 9:47 AM · Report this
T 4
That's not a sandwich, it's a buffet on a bun.
Posted by T on January 7, 2014 at 10:03 AM · Report this
Phoebe in Wallingford 5
Food is not served well if it cannot be eaten easily and the avalanche of messiness is overpowering. It's an insult to a good sandwich. It's an insult to all good cooks. It's an insult the wait staff to end up tossing a good part of it away.
Posted by Phoebe in Wallingford on January 7, 2014 at 11:19 AM · Report this
rob! 6
It's gloomy enough where I am today that I was totally on board—'til I got to the pickled okra.
Posted by rob! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZBdUceCL5U on January 7, 2014 at 11:41 AM · Report this
the duster 7
If only there were a bottle of Dr. Nut to wash it all down.
Posted by the duster on January 7, 2014 at 12:04 PM · Report this

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