Pizza and tacos may be the reigning food sultans of the Internet, but let's be real here: nothing — and we mean nothing — beats a good ol' mouth-watering sandwich.
Outlasting centuries, continents and political revolutions, sandwiches have undergone a finer cultural evolution than either meme-worthy fares. Because of its easily adaptable nature, the sandwich has remained a meal both supremely palatable and aesthetically satisfying, no matter its ingredients.
Those behind Food, People, Places, the Web video series about food culture, know exactly what we're talking about. They made a video detailing 13 delectable sandwiches from around the world and just watching it could make any tummy growl.
1. Australia: Chicken Avocado-Aioli
2. South Africa: The Gatsby
3. The UK: Cucumber Sandwich
(Hold on ...)
4. The U.S.: Peanut Butter And Jelly
5. Denmark: Smørrebrød
6. Italy: Panini
(We've actually already keeled over in hunger ...)
7. France: Croque Monsieur
8. Turkey: Döner Kebab
9. Vietnam: Báhn Mi
(Wait, there's more.)
10. The U.S.: Sloppy Joe
11. South America: Choripán
12. Poland: Zapiekanka
13. Germany: Toast Hawai
If you've learned anything from this, it's that the sandwich is the dark horse in this food race and you know who we're rooting for ...