The Sandwich Showdown competition was fierce and delicious, but we’ve finally crowned a winner! More than a thousand sandwich enthusiasts cast their votes, and the winner (with a whopping 20% of the vote!) is Calico Cupboard Cafe & Bakery‘s PNW Sandwich!!!!
Y’all really loved their combination of a local farm fresh egg, Tillamook sharp white cheddar, bacon, avocado, tomato and garlic aioli on their Calico Cupboard Rosemary Roasted Red Pepper Focaccia.
Congrats, Calico Cupboard! And thank you to all the participating restaurants, to all you sandwich lovers, and to this epic community for their deep passion for good food!
Sandwiches are — dare we say it? — the bread and butter of a Northwest Washington spring. This classic meal is the perfect way to celebrate the season of fresh veggies and sunny days. We’re featuring the region’s top sandwiches for your culinary enjoyment and inspiration.
All throughout April, sandwich-lovers like you across the region will vote on their favorite sandwich. Will the quality of the bread be superior? Will the cheese and veggie combos outshine the competition? Or do these sandwiches simply have that je ne sais quoi?
Want to win one of our ultimate sandwich baskets full of local sandwich goodies? Vote for your favorite sandwich and you’ll be entered to win! Don’t forget to sign up for our New & Events newsletter and follow us on social media to find out about future events and fun ways to support local businesses.
Aslan Brewing: Spicy Chicken Katsu
Avenue Bread (Fairhaven): Tofu Banh Mi
Avenue Bread (James St): Spicy Philly
Avenue Bread (Lynden): Spicy Cuban
Avenue Bread (Railroad): THE CREATION
Bantam: Line-Cook Fried Chicken Sandwich
Calico Cupboard Cafe and Bakery: PNW Sandwich
Colophon Cafe: Southwest Club Sandwich
The Daisy Cafe: The Box Car Sandwich
Holly's Meat Pies: Spinach and Feta Pasty
Homeschool BBQ: Smoked Brisket Biscuit Sandwich
Smoked Brisket Biscuit Sandwich
Homeschool’s signature salt & pepper rubbed, smoked and slow roasted Brisket, with House Giardiniera Relish, “Otherlands Beer” Dark Lager Braised Onions and House Pan Dripping Dijonaise all atop one of our Scratch Made Biscuits. Served with you choice of side too!
Loca Mocha: Meatlovers Breakfast Bagel Sandwich
Mallard Ice Cream: Poptart Ice Cream Sandwich
Old Town Cafe: Jalapeño Tuna Melt
Shambala Bakery and Bistro: NW Tuna Melt
Shirlee Bird Cafe: The 3B!!!
The Bistro at Shuksan: #6 Spicy Chicken Sandwich
Gochujang house sauce Glazed Fried Chicken, Avenue Bread Bun, Cabrera Farms Cajun Slaw, Garlic Mayo.