We need to find out. This September Crave Magazine is partnering with The Forks & Spoons and Deliveroo in search of Hong Kong’s best gourmet sandwiches. Eight of the city’s beloved delis and restaurants will battle it out to show us what they’ve got with their prized carby goodness, from classic Reubens to the reimagined Banh Mi.
From September 12 to October 10, you’ll get the chance to make history and sample these limited edition sandwiches. The restaurant selling the most sandwiches (both in store or through Deliveroo) snatching the “Ultimate Sandwich” award.
Here’s the menu:
Bread & Beast
HA-HA Piss Off!
Tsing Tao tempura Mantis shrimp, ginger salt, sweet shrimp paste mayonnaise, scallion and chilli slaw, Ciabatta
Ultimate Smoked Pastrami & Cheese
Rye Bread, Cheddar Cheese, 40 Days Cured Smoke Brisket, Smoked Bacon, House Thousand Island dressing and fried American egg
24-hour braised pork leg, Stonecutter Scottish ale pork jus, cucumber pickles, Ciabatta
Beef Bourguignon Banh Mi
Beef Short Rib / Rib, bacon, bouquet garni, onions, olive oil, Burgundy wine, oyster sauce
Banh Mi – Chicken Liver Pate, baguette, pickled carrots, cucumber, chilli, cilantro
Beef & Liberty
The Gentleman’s Sandwich
Cape Grim sirloin steak, sliced sourdough, English smoked cheddar, shallots, garlic, Dijon mustard, grain mustard, parsley, tarragon, sea salt, cracked black pepper
Straccetti di Manzo
OBE beef, Gorgonzola dolce, artichoke pesto, arugula, anchovy aioli, homemade sub
Steak in Knead
Rib eye, chilli onion jam, roasted garlic aioli, chimichurri, sliced tomatoes and rocket
Bulgogi Roast Beef Sandwich
Sourdough or ciabatta, Bulgogi glazed roast beef, baby rocket, crispy shallots, homemade dill pickle, pickled jalapeños, fresh plum tomatoes, bulgogi marinade sauce