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    Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    I like me a good reuben. I don't think I've had one in Iowa that's the gold standard, but the sandwich I got at the Scott Street Pub in Council Bluffs once was pretty decent. I've heard about something called the reuben pizza in Iowa, too, that I'd probably try if the opportunity presented itself.

    So where is the best reuben in Iowa?

    Discuss.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Don't.....even....

    Just because you've got some aversion to breaded items on sammiches, don't try and start a competing thread. gawddammit, this is an ISU message board, we should be talking about tenderloins, not Reubens...




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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    There is no such thing as a good reuben. Sauerkraut is one the most awful things known to man.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    There is no such thing as a good reuben. Sauerkraut is one the most awful things known to man.
    This.

    God never meant for man to ferment cabbage. It's an affront to all things holy and just.


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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Sauerkraut is one the most awful things known to man.

    Don't you blaspheme in here, son. You're just asking for a smite-ing.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Love reubens. I tried the Arby's one when it came out and it was awful. The reuben pizza can be bought at blackmarket pizza in ames I believe.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Black market pizza in Ames has a Ruben pizza. Love their pizza although never have tried the Ruben. They were on man vs food a year or two back.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Dublin Bay has the best by far and they don't use kraut...fyi



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    This.

    God never meant for man to ferment cabbage. It's an affront to all things holy and just.
    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Don't you blaspheme in here, son. You're just asking for a smite-ing.

    On the contrary, Janny....if God didn't want cabbage fermented, he wouldn't have put the necessary organisms right there together. You don't have to add anything to the cabbage to ferment it, the yeast/bacteria right in the head already will do it...just some salt to keep the nasties away...I'm going to have to head to the basement to make sure my home made stuff isn't offended by your mean words.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones18 View Post
    Dublin Bay has the best by far and they don't use kraut...fyi
    Then its not a true Reuben
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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Those that don't like fermented cabbage are just uncultured.


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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Speaking of Reubens, I just had one at Culvers. Talk about average.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Don't know that I have had one in IA but the Philadelphia Tavern in old town Manassas VA is pretty good.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    I love a good Reuben, but they are so hit and miss, I hate to order them. I don't know if I've ever had a good one in DM.



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    Re: Let's talk about reuben sandwiches

    Maxies is West Des Moines has a decent one. Good but not great.



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