[UPDATE: This story was originally published on August 10.]
In case you haven’t noticed, we take chowing down pretty seriously. In fact, unearthing the Bay’s greatest grub is something we’re incredibly passionate about. Whether it’s innovative ice-cream flavors or a perfectly toasted pizza pie — trust, our taste buds are happy campers.
This time 'round, we decided to take it back to the basics and hunted down the best lunchtime staple around: the sandwich. Because when a sammy is piled to perfection, each layer provides an extraordinary mesh of magical flavors (we don't think we're exaggerating even a bit, here!). So, we did the dirty work (tough, right?) and tasted a slew of yummy options you need to sink your teeth into, stat. From egg-salad sandwiches to meaty delights at old-school spots and newbie haunts alike, this list has got a delectable bite for everyone. But be warned: This slideshow will make your tummy grumble…nom.
Photographed by Anna-Alexia Basile