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Get your Grandwich on 2012: Part 3

I sit down to rate six more of the 28 Grandwich sandwiches.
Underwriting support from:
Stella's Lounge

Stella's Lounge /Chris Freeman


Corazon /Chris Freeman

The Chop House

The Chop House /Chris Freeman

This video analyzes Grandwich entries from Subs N More, Corazon, Rockwell's/Republic, McFadden's, Stella's and The Chop House.

All Grandwiches are open to public voting until Monday, August 13.

According to the Grandwich website, voters are encouraged to consider the following:

  • Use of Local Ingredients. Does the sandwich have ingredients native to the area? Does it feature local ingredients grown by local farms/made by local companies?
  • Uniqueness. Is this something new, fresh, never been attempted before?
  • Taste. Obviously, does it taste good? Do the flavors jump out at you? Do they complement each other? Are there different textures and flavors?
  • Appearance. Does it look exciting? Is it begging to be picked up and devoured?
  • Representation. Does this sandwich represent the tastes and interests of the people of Grand Rapids?

The top 10 Grandwiches will then be tried by a panel of judges on Friday, August 17.

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