The Top 10 Tailgating Sandwiches Across the U.S.
Copy these tried-and-true sandwiches from restaurants across the country at your next tailgate party.
College football season kicked off last weekend, and with football comes tailgating. Whether you go all out for your tailgate party or you prefer something low key, one thing is true — there will be food and plenty of it.
Sandwiches are a staple food because they're portable and filling. The experts at TravelChannel.com sampled sandwiches from restaurants across the country, and they've shared some of their favorites below.
Slow's Bar-BQ | Detroit
Amish chicken is drenched in mustard sauce and tossed with sauteed mushrooms and cheddar cheese in this juicy sandwich.
Make This: The Yardbird
La Torta del Rey
Los Reyes de la Torta | Phoenix
With 12 total ingredients, there is something for everyone.
Make This: La Torta Del Rey
Big-Ass Roast Beef
Big-Ass Sandwiches | Portland, Ore.
No need to keep the fries on the side — this sandwich has French fries piled right on top of slow-cooked roast beef.
Make This: Big-Ass Roast Beef
Pork Belly Cubano
Bunk Sandwiches | Portland, Ore.
Thick-sliced, caramelized pork belly is the star in this classic sandwich recipe.
Make This: Pork Belly Cubano
Faidley Seafood | Baltimore
Filled with 6 1/2-ounces of jumbo lump crabmeat, these fried patties are super tasty.
Make This: Crab Cake Sandwich
Al's Beef | Chicago
You may not see it, but there is Italian sausage underneath the fall-apart tender beef, making it the perfect sandwich for meat lovers.
Make This: Italian Beef Sandwich
Crown Candy Kitchen | St. Louis
This isn't your odrinary BLT — a mountain of thick-sliced, crispy bacon will keep you full for hours.
Make This: Heart-Stopping BLT
The Fifty/50 | Chicago
It's surprising what all you can fit between a smoked pretzel bun. The 4-Courser consists of smoked pulled pork, gouda bechamel sauce, pickles, jalapeno chips, sweet potato chips and waffle-ized macaroni and cheese.
Make This: 4-Courser Sandwich
Chicken Cheddar Biscuit
Time-Out | Chapel Hill, N.C.
Fluffy biscuit, gooey cheddar cheese and crispy fried chicken — this sandwich is delicious no matter what time of day you're tailgating.
Make This: Chicken Cheddar Biscuit
Aguila Sandwich Shop | Tampa, Fla.
If you love a classic Cubano, you'll love Aguila's twist. The egg roll is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, giving it the perfect texture.
Make This: Media Noche Sandwich