The Absolute Optimal Sandwich to Eat While Driving


It’s Road Trip Week at Bon Appétit! Which means every day, we’ll be sharing stories about food on the long and lonely highway. Or not so lonely if you grew up traveling across the country in a minivan packed with six of your closest brothers, sisters, friends, and Poochie the carsick beagle. So buckle up, and don’t make us turn this car around. Below, No. 7 Sub owner Tyler Kord tells us the absolute best sandwich you should be eating (carefully) in the driver’s seat.

It’s summer and that means it’s time for road trips!! And while my childhood road trips meant eating every meal at McDonald’s (which made me so so super happy!), as an adult I’m admittedly not as thrilled when I see the golden arches. Not because McDonald’s tastes bad, in fact, it’s one of the most consistently delicious restaurants there is, but because the food is made of actual garbage and if you have the choice you should probably eat something made out of food instead. That said, if you’re planning on buying cheap cold cuts, bread, and produce at the grocery store to make a sandwich for eating on the road, you’re not exactly doing the world or your body any huge favors.

So what makes a great road trip sandwich? In my opinion you are looking for a couple of things specifically. You want something that is easy to eat with one hand, especially if you are driving (is it even legal to eat and drive?) and something that can sit for a while at room temperature with minimal risk of making you sick. You definitely don’t want to make a tuna salad sandwich with homemade/raw egg mayo and then let it sit in your non-air-conditioned 2003 Toyota Rav4 until you …read more

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