National Sandwich Day timeline
What is a sandwich?
A court in Boston, Massachusetts ruled that a sandwich includes at least two slices of bread, and does not include burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, as they are typically made with a single tortilla.
Subway was founded August 28, 1965 in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Po' Boy for poor boys
The Po'boy was created by two brothers who owned a sandwich shop in New Orleans to feed hungry workers on strike during the Great Depression.
The Earl of Sandwich
John Mantagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, named the sandwich after his town in the county of Kent.
National Sandwich Day FAQs
Is National Sandwich Day today?
National Sandwich Day, a day which celebrates one of America’s most favorite lunch foods, occurs every year on November 3.
Is a burger a sandwich?
Who invented the sandwich?
Though the sandwich has been around for years, it was officially named by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich.
National Sandwich Day Activities
Make someone a sandwich
Give a sandwich to a loved-one, friend, or a complete stranger you pass on the street. Spread the love, because it doesn’t have to be a cold-cut world out there.
Make it your own way
Pick one of the many sandwich recipes online, go to your local deli or grocery store to buy the ingredients, and handle business.
Cruise over to your local deli
You’ll be amazed at all the delis you’ll find nearby. Enjoy a finely crafted sandwich at your fingertips.
Why We Love National Sandwich Day
It’s a great to-go meal
For those constantly on the go, a beautifully crafted sandwich is always the best choice. So feel free to scarf down a sambo while walking to pilates and sharing that same sambo on Tik-Tok.
When we go out to eat, nothing says continuity more than a sandwich. No matter where you go, if you order a ham and cheese, you know exactly what you're going to get.
Looking to have your mind blown? The possibilities are endless as you create your own combination of meats, cheese, Looking to have your mind blown? The possibilities are endless as you create your own combination of meats, cheese, vegetables, seasonings, and sauces to have your sandwich your way. Yes please, with some aioli spread on top., seasonings, sauces to have your sandwich your own way. Yes please, with some aioli spread on top.
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