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If you've ever frequented your local neighborhood sandwich shop, you likely appreciate the ability to buy a made-to-order sandwich loaded with tantalizing toppings in a short amount of time. Whether you're running errands on a weekend or you're racing to a business meeting, grabbing a sandwich to enjoy on the go can be highly convenient. However, you may occasionally be interested in checking out a different type of sandwich shop to expand your palate — and, if you live in a large city, you may find several available options to consider. Here are some types of sandwich shops that should appeal to you.
The popularity of grilled cheese has resulted in a number of sandwich shops focusing largely on this often-homemade favorite. Although you can probably find a simple grilled cheese sandwich on the menu that reminds you of your childhood, these establishments are commonly known for their creative twists on grilled cheese. Whether it's grilled Brie and pears on a crusty roll, a sandwich featuring the pungent notes of blue cheese, or something a little more wild — for example, a triple-decker with five unique types of cheese — you'll find something that you enjoy here.
Technically, bao isn't exactly a sandwich, but it's awfully close to it. Bao is the Asian term that commonly describes barbecued pork inside a steamed bun, and if you've never had it, there's no better time than now. Bao shops are common in many cities, and if you head to a part of the city with Asian markets, you shouldn't have any trouble finding several bao shops from which to choose. A straightforward bao will leave you full and satisfied, but many restaurants put their own twists on this traditional recipe.
Barbecue restaurants are increasingly popular in many cities, and although you'll find non-sandwich items on the menus, you'll commonly have a choice of a long list of mouthwatering sandwiches featuring barbecued fare. Often serving a variety of meats that are smoked on-site — in many cases, you'll be met with the enticing smell of smoke wafting through the air when you exit your vehicle — these shops offer up brisket, pulled pork, smoked meat, and even smoked sausages, all piled high on bread or buns. Add some common barbecue sides to the mix, such as mashed potatoes, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, and more, and you'll be ready to deem your local barbecue shop one of your favorite sandwich shops by the time you finish your meal.