2 Des Moines' sandwiches on ESPN Fanwich poll

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  1. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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    Link to full article: ESPN is featuring not one, but two, Des Moines sandwiches in its latest competition | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs
     
  2. Cyhart

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    Saw the thread title and immediately knew which sandwhich 1 of them would be.

    Jethro's really hit it out of the park naming that sandwhich after Adam. Tons of free publicity. Man vs food, ESPN, word of mouth, etc.
     
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    #3 stateofmind, May 12, 2011
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    My favorite sandwich shop in DSM, and I don't even like cold sandwiches, except this one: And there’s another local sandwich that’s creeping up the top 10 list — “The Zach Johnson,” served at the Manhattan Deli.

    In fact Zach was there eating a couple months after his Master's win, when he took a picture with Vito. Very cool, family-run business.
     
  4. capitalcityguy

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    I haven’t tried either sandwich. Probably not interested in the Emmenecker (for practical reasons), but should try the Zach Johnson sometime soon.

    Last time I checked the standings both were in the top 5. The Emmenecker had actually moved to #1.
     
  5. MeanDean

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    If any CFers are ever in the QCA looking for a great sandwich the reuben sandwich at the Belgian Village (on the hill in Moline) is a local legend. They make their own bread. No kidding, it is the size of a flattened basketball.
     
  6. Wesley

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    Adam is ahead by 80 votes.
     
  7. RayShimley

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    Voted for the Emmenecker. Some of those sandwiches look pathetic in comparison!!
     
  8. TRZA

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    Another Des Moines sandwich will be on Food Network on Friday.
     
  9. capitalcityguy

    capitalcityguy Well-Known Member

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    Assume your avatar is a hint?
     
  10. capitalcityguy

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    I think this is more about a popularity contest regarding sandwiches associated with sport’s figures (thus the ESPN connection) . I’m not sure these are even the two best sandwiches in DM.
     
  11. ItsCyence

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    The Emmenecker is going to win due to the MvF publicity.
     
  12. xboxfever

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    I don't think a normal tenderloin will be worthy of attention.
     
  13. EveryYardForISU

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    I split the Emmenecker with a coworker last fall, and can say that it was absolutely awesome. Very worthy of winning this if it does so.
     
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    I tried the Adam Emmenecker Challenge....got 2/3 of the sandwich done in the allotted....It is the best of all the sandwiches in one.....
     
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    Another Des Moines sandwich will be on the Food Network on Friday.
     
  16. capitalcityguy

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