Grilled cheese. PB&J. Meatball marinara. BLT. Philly cheesesteak. Our mouths are watering at the very mention of these incredible sandwiches. But when it really comes down to it, how much of a sandwich savant are you? Can you tell your Cuban from your Reuben? Your croque monsieur from your croque madame? Your Italian beef from your Italian sub? There's only one way to find out...
This sandwich was associated with a famous deli in New York. You'll want to order it on rye, and it comes with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Thousand Island dressing.
An American icon. A 2003 survey even revealed that the average American will eat 1,500 of these sandwiches before they leave high school. The only question is, do you have your spreads crunchy or creamy?
Take a certain saltwater fish — possibly out of a can — and combine it with mayo. Add some lettuce, pop it between some bread, and you have yourself a delicious sandwich.
How do you like yours in the morning? In this case, they should be hard-boiled. Chop them into mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper, and sandwich it between bread.
You might call this a hero, a grinder, or a sandwich. And you might even call the sandwich a hoagie. Whatever your preference, it'll probably feature cured Italian meats and provolone cheese.
Otherwise known as a beef dip, this sandwich is served hot with lovely, thin sliced roast beef on a French roll. The twist is the little pot of beef broth that comes on the side.
To make this French masterpiece, you need to fill your slices of bread with meat and dairy — and top it with more cheese that is then grilled and melted... and then serve it with a poached or fried egg on top.
This has alternatively been known as a French sandwich, a toasted ham sandwich, and a French toasted cheese sandwich. The sandwich is a ham and cheese sandwich that is then deep fried — and made deliciously crispy.
This sandwich has been named the "signature sandwich of the city of Tampa." But Miami is a big fan of it, too. How could it not, when we're talking about ham, pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, and mustard on bread?
Possibly the most unappetizing name disguises possibly the most lip-smackingly good sandwich. Ground beef, onions, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and bread. Yes, please.
To make this historic Greek sandwich in the traditional way, you'll first have to cook your meat on a vertical rotisserie. You'll then stuff slices of it into pita bread and wedge in tomato, onion, French fries, and tzatziki.
Take some cooked marine crustaceans and serve them in a hot dog roll slathered in butter. The dish famously comes from New England.
Jeff Mauro — of Sandwich King fame — says this is definitively a sandwich, even if some people disagree. He said it belongs in "the class of horizontal-cased meats" in the kingdom of sandwiches.
If you want to make this sandwich at home, you'll need at least four or five hours just to cook the meat. That's how you get the beautifully succulent falling-apart pork filling you need.
Yes, this sandwich really is as tall as you see in the picture. It's multi-tiered and made with everything you want in a sandwich: meats, cheeses, and sauces. It's also named after a comic character.
We have Louisiana to thank for a lot of things — including this incredible sandwich. This is the seafood variety served on New Orleans French bread.
The bread may come from Sicily, but the popularity of the sandwich has its origins with the Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana. You'll find olives, mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham, and provolone inside.
We have Chicago to thank for this combination of roast beef, dripping, peppers, and an Italian-style bread roll. You might find this sandwich at your local hot dog stand.
Is this a sandwich? Yes! You can eat it with your hands and there is bread on both sides. Cutting it into triangles is usually the way to go with this one.
Not a sandwich in the usual sense of the word, but an open-faced sandwich nonetheless. And this one is like if you ordered hamburgers and dirty fries and put them on some bread.