Best Sandwich in America: The South Pictures
Adam is in the South to taste 3 well-known sandwiches from the region -- the Asian flank steak sandwich, the chicken conquistador and the chicken cheddar biscuit. Which will take the regional title?
Adam Richman, Eddie Williams and the chicken cheddar biscuitAdam and owner Eddie Williams pose with the completed chicken cheddar biscuit. The sandwich includes a crispy piece of fried chicken topped with cheddar cheese resting in between a fluffy biscuit. 960 1280
Time-Out Customers Darnette Newlurk, Natasha Kearns and Alicia ThompsonCustomers Darnette Newlurk, Natasha Kearns and Alicia Thompson make the famous Time-Out sign. Time-Out's Southern cooking is a must-eat in Chapel Hill. 960 1280
South: Chicken ConquistadorAdam heads to Savannah, GA, for a taste of the chicken conquistador sandwich at Zunzi's – a restaurant with a fusion of international flavors due to owners Johnny and Gabriella DeBeer's varied cultural backgrounds: Swiss, Italian, South African and Dutch. 960 1280
Midwest: Al's Italian BeefAl’s Beef is a culinary landmark in Chicago, and the owners have been serving up Italian beef sandwiches in the Windy City since 1938. The sandwich’s tender beef is topped with sweet peppers and crunchy pickled veggies called giardiniera, all on an Italian roll. 960 1280
Mid-Atlantic: CSS Virginia from the Black SheepThe CSS Virginia sandwich at The Black Sheep diner in Richmond, VA, is filled with fried chicken livers loaded into a toasted French baguette, along with shredded cabbage, green onions, Granny Smith apples and remoulade sauce. 960 1280
Northwest: Big-Ass's Roast Beef SandwichBig-Ass Sandwiches is one of the newer food trucks on the streets of Portland, OR. Their roast beef sandwich has slow-cooked roast beef and hand-cut french fries piled onto a ciabatta roll and covered with homemade béchamel sauce. 960 1280
Best Sandwich: The Final Contestants 11 Photos
The W Hotel Club SandwichThe Club Sandwich
Where: The W Hotel in Washington, DC
What: It’s a triple-decker sandwich with grilled chicken, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, avocado, mayo and a sunny side up fried egg, all in 3 slices of sourdough bread.
For more, visit the Best Sandwich in America website. 960 1280
Al’s Combo Italian BeefAl’s Combo Italian Beef
Where: Al's in Chicago
What: The fall-apart tender beef is piled high on top of an Italian Sausage grilled to perfection. It is topped with sweet hot peppers and Giardiniera, and is sandwiched between a hearty Italian roll that soaks up the au jus, giving it that extra burst of flavor. 960 1280