met⋅ro⋅pol⋅i⋅tan [me-truh-pol-i-tn] –adjective
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Metro Connection talks DC sandwiches. Yes, we have a deserved reputation for being short on authentic delis, but if you are willing to put a few miles under your belt, there are delis worth the drive.
Food with Tim Carman: DC Delis
Washington is not known as a home of great delis and sub shops. But there’s a new Philadelphia-style Italian deli on H street, Northeast. And early indications are that the hoagies at Taylor Gourmet are worthy of the Philly tradition. Washington City Paper food writer Tim Carman joins us to talk about Taylor Gourmet – and to steer us to some of the best sandwich shops in the region.
I would add the sandwich shrine of Mangialardo’s. Under the radar and exquisite in its simplicity.
The good news is, you could check off all stops within a week’s time, before circling back for a more in depth delve.