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So We All Agree On Borinquen's Jibarito

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Feb 18, 2008 3:30PM

2007_12_jibarito.jpgEsquire Magazine's "Best Sandwiches in America" article is a must-read, if only for us because it gives us a checklist of places to hunt down the next time we're on vacation (btw, Katz's pastrami on rye is really all that). Although we have to question the inclusion of the McRib sandwich, we have no qualms with seeing Chick-Fil-A make an appearance on the list.

Two Chicago staples made the cut. Food lovers across the city should have no arguments about Borinquen's Jibarito (a previous "One Great Sandwich" selection). Here's where we can agree to disagree. Esquire named the Italian beef at Al's as a must-eat. Now, we know Al's is a destination for out-of-towners and some locals, but we've eaten better Italian beef sandwiches. So debate among yourselves in the comments and leave your recommendations, please.

Photo credit: Gary Wiviott.