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Get your Grandwich on 2012: Part 2

In this second installment of the Grandwich 2012 Competition, I review sandwiches 6-12.
Underwriting support from:

Hopcat /Chris Freeman


Bobarino's /Chris Freeman


Peppinos /Chris Freeman

The 2012 Grandwich competition kicked off yesterday, and I reviewed five of the 27 sandwiches being offered around town. In this second video installment, I review seven more Grandwiches in the competition: Bobarinos, Hopcat, Ritz Koney, Courtyard by Marriott,Gardellas, Peppinos and Skywalk Deli.

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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