Food & Nutrition

The Best Sandwich in Every State

We teamed up with Taste of Home and our collective readers to find the 50 greatest ways to fill two slices of bread.

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There’s a sandwich out there for everyone: panini, sub, grilled cheese, BLT—you name it! As a crowd favorite, this lunch staple has been perfected to an art form.

When it comes to food across the country, each state has its own specialties. We have evaluated them all, from the best coffee shops and the best pizzerias to the most popular foods, and now we’re serving you the best sandwich in every state. Make sure to file this away before your next road trip.

The Best Sandwich In Every State Alabama

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Alabama: Chicken and white sauce

We don’t know what prompted Decatur’s “Big Bob” Gibson to make a barbecue sauce with mayonnaise and vinegar, but we do know it’s great on hickory-smoked chicken. Nearly 100 years on, that sauce is sold in grocery stores throughout the state.