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Eating my way through your advice, an ambitious list of vegetarian sandwiches from 24 different restaurants. More Comments Come True.

I previously praised Taylor Gourmet‘s Spring Garden hoagie for its restraint: just two ingredients, broccoli rabe and provolone, piled in proportion to create a simple, satisfying, and spicy sandwich.

Taylor’s Christian Street sandwich, however, falls short in the proportions department. As you can see from the picture, this is basically a salad sandwich. While I appreciate the streamlined list of ingredients—portobella mushrooms, arugula, roasted red peppers and goat cheese—the massive amount of greenery distracts from everything else inside the roll. With scant crumbles of goat cheese, and very few mushroom and pepper slices, the arugula dominates every bite.

Dressed in oil and Italian seasoning, the arugula at least holds some flavor. But it’s just still too much leafy greens in one sandwich.

In order of appearance in the comments

  1. Cork Market
  2. Cowgirl Creamery
  3. Busboys and Poets
  4. Taylor (sandwich 1) Gourmet (sandwich 2)
  5. Booeymonger
  6. Pret a Manger
  7. California Tortilla
  8. Jaleo
  9. Highland Cafe
  10. Jimmy John’s
  11. Greek Spot
  12. Sticky Fingers
  13. Earl’s
  14. Yum’s
  15. Super Taco
  16. Luna Grill
  17. Five Guys
  18. Sidamo
  19. Everlasting Life
  20. Au Bon Pain
  21. Devon & Blakely
  22. Corner Bakery
  23. Potbelly
  24. Black Squirrel