Short Order : My Dream BLT

By Tsz on April 1, 2013

Short Order pork belly BLT

Gastrophoria is a pork belly BLT from Short Order. I'm normally not the biggest fan of BLTs as they're always too something or another. For example, there's the classic too-little-bacon, or the too-much-mayo, or the much dreaded too-sour-tomatoes. I've never found one that was "just right" till an unexpected encounter at Short Order. The BLT there ...

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Taza : Waffle Sliders and Coffee

By Tsz on March 28, 2013

Taza Coffee House Waffle Slider

Gastrophoria is a crispy ham and cheese waffle slider from Taza. An idea so simple, yet so brilliant that I'm surprised no one has thought of it before. What's a waffle slider you ask? Take a slider roll—preferably King's Hawaiian—and fill it with cheese and ham (or any other meat and cheese combo of your ...

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Cochon Butcher : Pork Belly Sandwich that’s Worth the Wait

By Tsz on January 10, 2012

Cochon Butcher

Gastrophoria is a pork belly sandwich from Cochon Butcher. As far as sandwiches go, this is not one of those quickie sandwiches (ahem, Subway) that takes a minute to slap together. This one requires a considerable amount of time to make and thus demands patience. But like all good things in life, it's well worth ...

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4505 Meats : Fried Chicken for Breakfast

By Tsz on January 10, 2012

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Gastrophoria is a fried chicken breakfast sandwich from 4505 Meats. Being the rebel that I am (that is neither confirmed nor denied), I revel in switching up foods that are designated for specific meals. Such as eating breakfast for dinner, or in this case, having fried chicken for breakfast. A plump, juicy and well-seasoned chicken ...

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French Dipping at Cole’s

By Tsz on November 20, 2009

Cole's

Sometimes, it’s good to judge a book by its cover. That was how my friend and I found this historic sandwich shop–as we walked along Main street early one night, Cole’s neon sign caught our attention. We walked closer and upon inspection of the lacquered signs and gold leaf window messaging, I was drawn just ...

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