Alright, I’m taking a break from the usual insurance-related topic I normally write about to dive into something I’m really passionate about food. I love food and I love walking from my office to nearby restaurants in Redlands to get it. While I like to eat many types of foods, one thing I’m really into right now – and what this article will focus on – is the sandwich. So, what is the best sandwich in Redlands?
First, I haven’t tried every sandwich in Redlands, so there very well may be a delicious sandwich out there I would love that has not yet met its demise in my mouth. If you know of one, please let me know, and I may consider expanding my list.
Next, you may wonder why such-and-such sandwich doesn’t appear on this list, and, oh my, how could you forget the ABC Sandwich from XYZ Restaurant? Well, here are the rules of the game, i.e., what it took to get on the list:
1) Hamburgers are not allowed. While a burger is technically a sandwich (and delicious), a burger needs a list of its own. Right now, the focus is on non-burger sandwiches only.
2) Breakfast sandwiches are also not allowed. I’m only talking about a sandwich that you would find on a lunch and/or dinner menu. I do love a good breakfast sandwich but like the burger above, that would be a different list for a different day.
3) Sandwiches must be from independent restaurants. Subway makes a great sandwich to be sure, but you can get a sandwich from them in any city on this planet. This is a list about sandwiches made in restaurants based in Redlands – the beloved quaint town in which I work – only.
4) I must be able to walk from my office near State Street on a normal hour lunch break to get it. If I can’t walk there on my lunch break, I can’t include it on this list. Fortunately, I walk fast and have decent endurance for a guy my age, so my walking radius is about a mile out, allowing me to approach nearly every restaurant in Downtown Redlands.
OK, now that you know the rules of the game, here are my favorite sandwiches in Redlands.