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Sep 21, 2012 07:52 AM

Who makes your favorite Egg Salad Sandwich?

Did a little poking around and it seems like people were recommending Extraordinary Desserts, but, alas, they no longer offer it.

So, I'll open up the floor ... where does one go in San Diego for a kick-ass Egg Salad Sandwich?

(If this topic has already been sussed out and my mediocre search did not turn it up, please direct me to the link.)

Thanks much in advance.

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  1. Here's the first thing I thought of, The Coneheads eating egg salad sammies and washing it down with tang.

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      1. re: ipsedixit

        Saturday Night Live, Dan Ackroid and Gilda Radner!! BTW - Harry's Coffee Shop has a fresh made one on the menu. OOPs... I think it was the nerds with Bill what's his name... Murray!

    1. Remember, I have the lowest standards on this board, and I don't take myself nearly seriously enough.


      I had a very good egg salad sandwich at Rubicon Deli on India street. I'm confident they used hen's eggs.

      Think I'll have one for lunch.

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      1. re: Fake Name

        Darn. I was looking for one with quail or ostrich eggs.

        But on a serious note, I don't see it on their menu?

        1. re: ipsedixit



          Wait- under "meat" the offer:

          Meat ✫✫✫
          Turkey, Black Forest Ham, Salami, Roast Beef, Tuna Salad, Egg Salad
          And their ACHIN’ 4 BACON is served with (hen's) egg salad.

          Whew- I was all targeted for lunch.

            1. re: ipsedixit

              Ok, so we tried the Egg Salad sandwich here (actually the Achin for Bacon), and I must say it left me a bit nonplussed. Maybe because it was towards the latter part of day, but the egg salad tasted stale (if that's even possible, or the right word). And it was a bit too warm.

              The Rich Boy was pretty good, but lets not get carried away and say it's a Po Boy but better. Granola was tast as well.

        2. re: Fake Name

          agree re: your standards, Fakey. Rubicon Deli left me cold. Fakey "fresh-baked" breads and no love in the gulumpy big sandwiches. Lots of faux fakey tastes in the condiments. A real sensory over-blast of fakeness And real eggs in the egg salad? I'd guess fakey there too.

          1. re: pickypicky

            Yeah, yeah- fakey this and fakey that.

            Went down to Rubicon today, but didn't stay. Anyplace that has one sandwich maker with a line out the door is not a place interested in my business.

            1. re: Fake Name

              In San Diego, a line out the door is a very bad sign.

          2. re: Fake Name

            'I'm confident they used hen's eggs.' were they grass fed??

          3. Jimbos. Deli section. Warning: does contain raw red onion.

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            1. re: binkychow

              Thanks. And, no worries, I'm no Scott Conant disciple.

              1. re: y6y6y6

                Just about to suggest that! Which wich! Head there now! ;)

              2. How about an egg salad sandwich made from pastured eggs and house-made mayo on real bread? Wow. What a novel idea for a SD lunch menu. I think there used to be one at Waters when Andrew Spurgen was chef.

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                1. re: pickypicky

                  How about an egg salad sandwich made from pastured eggs and house-made mayo on real bread?

                  Do you mean that all the other egg salad sandwiches recommended thus far are made with fake bread?

                  1. re: ipsedixit

                    Or perhaps fake eggs...(yes, they really exist)

                      1. re: ipsedixit

                        Why not, it's as good as any other description