FAIL Slashfood Best Sandwiches But Rock On Watershed In Decatur!

So thanks to Jimmy for pointing this out to me!  I totally glazed over it in my daily reading.

Slashfood is the home to techfoodies.  I myself read it every day (and usually with great attention to detail).  Recently, they asked their readers to name the best sandwich in America.  Well, so long as you made a shout out in the comments, your place got added.  I’ve actually been to five of these spots and sorry folk… I love ya’ll but this list is a joke.  The list and more after the jump!

I got no farther than #2 on the list before I had to try hard to hold back the tears.  Pat’s blows and is nothing more than a tourist trap (Let the tomato tossing begin…I’m ready!).

Zingerman’s Delicatessen in Ann Arbor got some love, TRUE DAT!!!  While their BLT on rye is damn good – there are a number of things I’d grab first.  It’s one of the best shops in the states and they have a kick ass mail order catalog.  I easily ate there 2x a week my junior and senior years at UofM.

Locally, someone gave props to the Watershed.  Unfortunately for me, I always eat there on Tuesdays and always get the fried chicken (MUST WATCH).  Maybe I’ll make a trip out there to try the garlic and thyme roasted pork sandwich now that I’m in the throws of the Atlanta Sub & Sandwich Tour.

Without further ado, here is the Slashfood list for best sandwich in the USofA.

1. Cheesesteak from Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh, PA
2. Cheesesteak from Pat’s King of Steaks in Philadelphia, PA
3. Steak Chacarero, spicy, at Chacarero in Boston, MA
4. Pambazo at Autentica in Portland, OR
5. Cemita at Cemitas Pueblo in Chicago, IL
6. Midnight Cuban at Paseo in Seattle, WA (two votes)
7. Cuban from Dave’s Fresh Pasta in Somerville, MA
8. Milano from The Italian Store in Arlington, VA
9. The Otto at Fraboni’s in Madison, WI (two votes)
10. Porchetta sandwich from Porchetta in New York, NY
11. Italian Beef, wet, at Al’s Beef in Chicago, IL
12. Godmother from Bay Cities Italian Deli and Bakery in Santa Monica, CA
13. Veal and Pepper at California Sandwiches in Toronto, ON
14. The Special at Gandel’s Liquors in Washington, DC
15. Muffaletta at Napoleon House in New Orleans, LA
16. Oyster or Shrimp (or Oyster and Shrimp) Po-Boy at Domilese’s Po-Boys in New Orleans, LA
17. Shrimp Po-Boy at The Galley, Metairie, LA
18. Ipswich Clam Burger at Bigelow’s in Rockville Centre, NY
19. Lobster Roll at The Red Barn in Ghent, NY (two votes, not counting mine)
20. Grilled Grouper at Harbor Docks in Destin, FL
21. Tuna Niçoise at the Bread Peddler in Olympia, WA
22. Jambon Beurre from Farmstead Lunch in Providence, RI
23. Monte Cristo from Milton’s in Del Mar, CA
24. Monte Cristo from the HMS Bounty in Los Angeles, CA
25. Pork Bun from Momofuku Ssam Bar in New York, NY
26. Baoguette Bahn Mi at Baoguette in New York, NY
27. Saigon Bacon Banh Mi at Best Baguette in Portland, OR
28. BLT on Rye at Zingerman’s Delicatessen in Ann Arbor, MI
29. BLB at Meat Cheese Bread in Portland, OR
30. The Fat Darrell, various locations around Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ
31. Sloppy Irishman at The Irish Pub in Massillon, OH
32. Parmageddon at Melt Bar and Grilled in Lakewood, OH
33. Beef on Weck at All Star Sandwich Bar, Cambridge, MA
34. Maid Rite at various locations in Wisconsin and Iowa
35. Roast Pork at DiNic’s in Philadelphia, PA
36. Pork Shoulder at Smoky Jon’s in Madison, WI
37. Pork and Fries at Earl’s Sandwiches in Arlington, VA
38. Pork and Beef BBQ at LC’s BBQ in Kansas City, MO
39. Burnt Ends at Blue Ribbon BBQ in Newton, MA
40. Garlic and Thyme Roasted Pork at Watershed in Decatur, GA
41. Fried Chicken Sandwich at Bakesale Betty in Oakland, CA
42. Coney Dog with cheese and onions at Skyline Chili in Cincinnati, OH
43. Patty Melt at Mic Duck’s, Chicago, IL
44. Crown Burger at Crown Burgers in Salt Lake City, UT
45. Reuben Sliders at Kenny and Zuke’s in Portland, OR
46. Pastrami on Rye at Katz’s Delicatessen in New York, NY (four votes)
47. Jewish Hoagie at Koch’s Deli in Philadelphia, PA
48. Corned Beef Special at Hymie’s Deli in Philadelphia, PA
49. The Natte at Hungarian Deli in New York, NY
50. Market Fried Egg sandwich at Gateway Market in Des Moines, IA
51. Grilled Vegetable at Village Baker in Bend, OR
52. Five Easy Pieces at Littlejohn’s in Charlottesville, VA
53. Chicken Salad Sandwich at Tomato Jam Cafe in Asheville, NC
54. Fern’s Problem Solver at Hi Rise in Cambridge, MA

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