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Twin Cities: Subs, Grinders, Hoagies

jillbcooks Feb 11, 2010 04:32 PM

I am looking for a really good sub sandwich. If you know Cleveland, think Grumm's. If you know Western New York, think Hoagie Brothers. Not Jimmy John's or Subway....thanks

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    KTFoley RE: jillbcooks Feb 11, 2010 06:19 PM

    Have you been following Teddy Hobbs' Epic Sandwich in the City Pages? Good resource for sandwich-seekers.

    http://blogs.citypages.com/food/epic_...

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      SmartCookie RE: KTFoley Feb 12, 2010 06:00 AM

      Those are all sandwiches, and not subs. Buon Giorno, close to Region's Hospital in St Paul makes some pretty good subs.

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      Buon Giorno Express
      335 University Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55130

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        turtlebella RE: SmartCookie Feb 12, 2010 09:17 AM

        Second Buon Giorno Express. It's the only place that I have found a chicken parmesan grinder like I used to get in Connecticut. Not called a grinder or even a sub, I don't think.

    2. MSPD RE: jillbcooks Feb 12, 2010 01:27 PM

      Gentle nudge: By using examples of faraway places and not describing exactly what it is you consider great, you're pretty much eliminating 99.999% of recommendations you might get.

      Example: I had an outstanding meatball sub from Brianno's last night. Fantastic sauce, giant, flavorful meatballs, gooey provolone, and crunchy/chewy bread. IF you like that kind of sandwich, it's worth driving across town for. I also love their Italian Beef and cold cut sub (Brianno's Special). But I have no idea if that's even close to what you're interested in.

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