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Little Italy sandwich at Smithsonian

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emcd1954 Jul 10, 2013 08:35 AM

I visited DC recently and liked the Little Italy sandwich they served at both cafeteria and cafe in the American History museum. Anyone have any idea on the contents or recipe?

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    Just Visiting RE: emcd1954 Jul 10, 2013 11:42 AM

    They have something called the Semper Fi which may be what you had as it is your basic cold cut sub.

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      emcd1954 RE: Just Visiting Jul 10, 2013 12:39 PM

      No, this one is grilled boneless chicken with some kind of marinated vegetables (maybe eggplant, peppers, onions, mushrooms?) and possibly cheese on a crusty bun.

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        Just Visiting RE: emcd1954 Jul 10, 2013 02:06 PM

        Sorry - no idea then. And I do not go to the museums during tourist season so I can't offer to stop by and ask them. Guess you will need to call them. Recommend you wait until September when things aren't so crazy over there.

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        jmerchlinsky RE: Just Visiting Jul 10, 2013 06:30 PM

        I believe the Semper Fi is a fistful of beef tartar with a slice of American on top.

      3. ipsedixit RE: emcd1954 Jul 10, 2013 06:23 PM

        Email the museum (unfortunately the Stars & Stripes Cafe has no direct e-mail address).

        info@si.edu

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