One of America’s favorite food events is National Sandwich Day. There is nothing more American than a good old-fashioned sandwich is the epitome of Americana. Knowing that they first embrace the sandwich as their national food will give you a clear idea of the importance of this meal.
Besides being fun and easy to make, sandwiches are simple to eat. You don’t have to worry about using utensils or washing dishes, making them perfect for home and outdoors. They are also great when it’s time to grab something on the go.
So, without further ado, grab a sandwich and let me tell you the best ways of celebrating this day!
When is the National Sandwich Day?
National Sandwich Day will be observed on November 3rd, 2021.
National Sandwich Day History:
There is no doubt that the “sandwich” has been around for a very long time. Some historians claim that the first written mention of a “sandwich” was in the journals of Edward Gibbon, a British Member of Parliament in the 18th century.
However, this is probably not the earliest mention of the sandwich. It is practically an invention that has been around since 110 BC.
How to celebrate National Sandwich Day:
Here are some great ways to celebrate National Sandwich Day with your friends and families.
- Eating a sandwich is a fantastic way to start your day. But instead of just choosing the most popular sandwich out there, you should choose one that you have never tried before. It’s a great idea to choose something new.
- Use #NationalSandwichDay to share it with your friend and plan a get-together.
- If you are hosting a party, serving sandwiches as snacks or side dishes is a great idea. This is a great way to make everyone happy.
- If you are a fantastic cook, you can also use your talent to make various sandwiches for all your guests. This way, they can enjoy a delicious sandwich while they hang out with you.
- Lastly, if you don’t want to go through the bother of creating all of these sandwiches, you can always purchase them ready-made.
Do you know that more than 48% of adult Americans eat at least one or more sandwiches every day. Crazy Right!!!
Most popular Sandwiches in America:
Since sandwiches are one of our most beloved meals, we thought it would be fun to compile a list of 17 different types of sandwiches for you to try.
1. Classic Hamburger:
A classic hamburger consists of two patties of ground beef. The patties are placed on top of each other, and they are held together by mustard, ketchup, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions.
2. Fried Chicken Sandwich:
Fried Chicken is one of America’s favorite dishes. In fact, it’s probably the most well-known fried chicken dish. This sandwich is made with bread, fried chicken, and an all-American sauce called “Dip”.
Dip is the best dipping sauce to use when eating fried chicken because it’s sweet and savory.
3. Club Sandwich:
It is a simple sandwich that consists of turkey, roast beef, bacon, and American cheese. This is the classic sandwich that every American should try at least once.
4. Seafood Sandwich:
If you love seafood, then you should try this. Without a doubt, it is among the most delicious ones. You can go with a classic fish sandwich or a deep-fried fish sandwich with some extra spices, which will blow you away.
5. Vegetarian Sandwich:
In case you’re a vegetarian, this is your chance to eat something delicious and pleasant. A vegetarian sandwich can be made in a number of different ways.
You can make it by using beans, vegetables, and any other ingredients that you enjoy.
6. Pesto Sandwich:
If you love pesto, you will definitely love this. For starters, pesto is one of the most delicious sauces that you can eat.
This is probably the reason why it’s been used for so many different dishes. This particular sandwich consists of pasta, pesto, and bread.
If you need a fast lunch on the run, this is your perfect partner.
7. Nutella Sandwich:
Have you ever thought of having Nutella sandwiches? If so, you will enjoy this as well.
What’s more, Nutella sandwiches are great for breakfast, but it is also a perfect afternoon snack. You can use anything for a sandwich e.g., bread, peanut butter, cheese, ham, you name it.
8. Croque Monsieur Sandwich:
If you are a true French fan, then you should definitely try this one. They say that the Croque Monsieur sandwich was created by accident when a chef accidentally cooked a beef sandwich that he called a “Croque Monsieur. This tale, however, has been disproved, as there is no evidence that this occurred.
Compared to a traditional French beef sandwich, this is made with a lot more toppings.
9. Roast Beef Sandwich:
This is probably the most popular sandwich in the whole world. It’s not only because it’s delicious, but also because it is extremely easy to make.
As you already know, roast beef is very versatile. It complements a wide range of tastes and spices.
10. Cold Cut Combo Sandwich:
When you think of cold cuts, you may think about deli meats and cheese. But did you know that there are actually Cold Cut sandwiches out there? These are made by mixing cold cuts with different fillings like turkey, ham, salami, etc.
11. Grilled Cheese Sandwich:
If you ask me, I’d say grilled cheese is the most delicious American food that exists in the world. It consists of a melted piece of bread (or other types of bread) on which is placed two slices of cheese.
12. Ham Sandwich:
The bread is then cooked on a griddle or pan until it turns golden brown. Without a doubt, this is one of the best sandwiches to make for your family and friends.
It’s is a common sandwich that we all love. Ham is a delicious meat that you can use for a variety of purposes, including sandwiches. This is a great idea because ham goes well with almost anything.
13. Hot Dog Sandwich:
A hot dog is basically a sausage wrapped in a bun. There are different kinds of buns available, but we’ll stick with hot dogs for now. Hot dogs are a prevalent food in America.
It’s nearly impossible to locate a restaurant that doesn’t provide hot dogs.
14. Bacon and Egg Sandwich:
We know that bacon is a dominant ingredient in sandwiches. But did you know that it’s a common sandwich? The first mention of a bacon and egg sandwich was in the 1920s.
The best thing about this sandwich is that it is one of the best breakfast options out there.
15. Pizza Sandwich:
Did you know that pizza can be used as a filling for sandwiches? The majority of individuals believe that pizza can only be eaten on its own.
But if you ask me, this is an excellent idea because pizza and sandwiches go very well together. This is especially true if you use cheese.
16. Reuben Sandwich:
Did you know that there are Reuben sandwiches out there? Corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese are all included in this sandwich. It is not only delicious, but it also has a great name.
It’s a great idea to make this for your family and friends.
17. Turkey Sandwich:
This may be a bit different from most other sandwiches, but it is one of the best sandwiches that exist. A turkey sandwich is made with turkey meat on top of the bread.
This is very popular in many countries around the world. It’s a great idea to try making one of these for yourself or your friends and family.
You can use any bread. You can even use wheat bread instead of white bread.
National Sandwich Day Deals:
As of now, no deals have yet been announced. But stick around as we are keeping a close eye on all major franchises, so you don’t miss out on the opportunity of a great discounted Sandwich. In the meantime, you can look at last year’s deals from different franchises to take a guess.
One of America’s favorite fast-food chains celebrated National Sandwich Day by announcing that on one purchase of Sub and 30 oz drink, not only you will get one Sub free but also one meal will be donated to “Feeding America”
Last year, Firehouse Subs stated that consumers who use the coupon could obtain a free medium sandwich with the purchase of another medium or large sub.
Jimmy John’s gave free sandwiches to their Freaky Fast rewards members who ordered an “original” or “favorite” sandwich on November 3rd.
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones while also enjoying a wonderful meal.
Lastly, I would like to wish everyone a wonderful National Sandwich Day and good luck. Thanks for reading! Comment below what is your favorite sandwich out there and why?