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JeetJet Feb 13, 2009 09:46 PM

Twice this week I had the veggie sandwich at Subway made with fresh veggies -- not the veggie patty . Yep, I said twice. That makes me wonder how much better a veggie sandwich can be at the places known by Chowhounds for making them extra good. To me bread is the foundation of a sandwich and great bread is needed to build a great sandwich. Who has great bread and builds veggie sandwiches right?

  1. ipsedixit Feb 13, 2009 10:02 PM

    Mendocino Farms. http://www.mendocinofarms.com/

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      fdb Feb 13, 2009 10:38 PM

      Man...this place looks good!

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        sel Feb 14, 2009 07:35 AM

        Mendocino Farms is VERY good, thanks again ipsedixit! Just beware that they are closed on weekends. Now if only I could find another casual place with similar sandwiches, open on weekends life would be good!

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        Mendocino Farms
        300 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA

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          ipsedixit Feb 14, 2009 12:46 PM

          The Drunk'n Goat sandwich is amazing, and I don't even like cheese ...

    2. Foodandwine Feb 14, 2009 06:30 AM

      Not a sandwich but the "Salad Pizza" at Abbots Pizza is very good in my opinion ( only had it at the Venice location ).. Its my go to slice when I dine there. Sometimes I wait for it to be made. Its really good.. I too find myself eating the veggie subs at subway if Im in an area that I dont know and want something healthy..

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      Abbot's Pizza Co
      1407 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

      1. westsidegal Feb 14, 2009 10:13 AM

        way off the beaten path and tremendously expensive, but the Ritz at Dana Point serves a fantastic veggie sandwich on great bread.
        the wonderful view and obsequious service add another $10 to the price, and don't forget that even with a validation, they charge for parking.

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          GK in SO Feb 14, 2009 10:59 AM

          Domingo's Italian Deli in Encino makes a pretty darn nice Italian-style one, on some crusty rolls.

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            nosh Feb 14, 2009 11:28 AM

            The rolls they put the sandwiches on at Bay Cities are superior -- crusty, well-textured, good flavored, fresh. I don't know if they make a veggie sandwich per se, but wow you could construct a great one -- they have sliced cooked eggplant, roasted peppers, a choice of cheeses. Get it with the regular condiments, including the mild or hot pepper spread, or maybe add some other items from the case -- maybe have them slice some of the marinated mushrooms. Or keep it really simple and just do the eggplant parm sandwich there with marinara sauce on their fantastic bread.

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              chownewbie Feb 14, 2009 11:23 PM

              I have had both the eggplant, and also "tweaked" one to become veggie. I will probably get slammed for this but I do like the veggie offerings at Marmalades...(here it comes).

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              macncheez Feb 14, 2009 09:30 PM

              Tender Greens in Culver City has a great grilled vegetable sandwich made with ciabatta. They also have a delicious Happy Vegan plate.

              http://www.tendergreensfood.com/

              Tender Greens
              9523 Culver Blvd
              Culver City, CA 90232
              (310) 842-8300

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                schrutefarms Feb 15, 2009 09:11 AM

                If you ever find yourself in Temecula, there is a great veggie sandwich to be had at Toms Farms, off the 15.

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