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Get your Grandwich (Part III): Eggs are the new black

[VIDEO] Chris Freeman, Grand Rapids Grandwich guru, has checked off 29 Grandwiches from his list, and the finding after this round: Egg is the new black.
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Just 12 sandwiches left on the list after this installment. Chris Freeman, Grand Rapids Grandwich guru, has checked off 29 Grandwiches, and the finding after this round: Eggs are the new black.

  • Founders Brewing Company - Sliced roasted chicken, muenster and pepperjack cheese, jalapeno, chipotle and banana peppers, red onions and homemade chipotle mayo piled on a Nantucket Bakery french roll.
  • Gardella's - A 10-inch sub of pulled pork, Michigan cherry ham, Michigan bacon, Michigan cheese and topped with a local egg.
  • San Chez - Grilled Chicken with bacon, apples, pecans and organic greens topped with swiss and manchego cheese, pesto and horseradish aioli served on whole wheat.
  • Tavern on the Square - Faygo Root Beer braised brisket smothered with Faygo barbeque sauce, topped with local farm slaw on a soft white bun.  Served with hand cut french fries.
  • 25 Kitchen + Bar - Braised Sobie Meats pork shoulder, on Wealthy Street challah bread topped with Michigan cherry apple chutney, smothered with smoked Gouda and Kowalski honey dijon.
  • Grand Woods Lounge - Mounds of stacked ham, topped with a fried egg, crispy fried leeks and smothered with melted Gouda. Served on dark rye with whole grain mustard and spiced cherry preserves.
  • Ottawa Tavern - Grilled marinated chicken breast, sliced proscuitto, Michigan cherry compote, Dancing Goat Creamery goat cheese spread, arugula on Wealthy Street Bakery hearty wheat bread.
  • Riverfront Cafe - Grilled chicken breast, with melted Dutch Gouda, spinach and red onions; topped with our delicious homemade cherry chutney all on a wheat bollo roll.
  • Z's Bar - A 12 inch sub bun loaded with salami, pepperoni, ham, roast beef, and mozzarella.  Baked to perfection then filled with lettuce, tomato, black olives, banana peppers and drizzled with Italian dressing.  Served with fries.
  • O'Toole's - Under a Founders Pale Ale battered onion ring sits a delicious, locally raised chuck patty, topped with aged white cheddar, housemade jalapenos, thick cut Sobie bacon and smohered in our "secret smokey tomato" sauce.  All packed on top of a Nantucket Bakery bun.
  • Green Well Gastro Pub - Slow braised crispy Creswick Farms pork belly, Grassfields gouda, Michigan Apple & Ingraberg Farms cabbage-radish slaw, Nantucket Bakery’s Hopcat spent grain & Michigan Maple hoagie bun, Doodles Sugar Bush maple-Detroit ale mustard and Rawkowski Farms fried egg. Served with in house made El Milagro white corn tortilla chips.

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