June 19, 2018
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Maine sandwich listed by Travel Channel personality as one of the best in America

The zesty lemon lobster roll at The Galley Restaurant & Pub in Naples, Maine
By Marjie Lambert, The Miami Herald

On Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America, which premieres Wednesday night, Richman looks at the first of 30 sandwich finalists. The show premieres Wednesday with back-to-back episodes — Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New York at 9 p.m., Tampa and New Orleans at 9:30 p.m.

In alphabetical order by city, here is the complete list of 30 sandwiches contending for the title of “Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America”:

—Austin, Texas (The Noble Pig) — Seared Beef Tongue with Smoked Green Onions

—Baltimore (Faidley Seafood) — Crab Cake Sandwich

—Chapel Hill, N.C. (Time-Out Restaurant) — Chicken Cheddar Biscuit

—Chicago (The Fifty/50) — The 4-Courser Sandwich

—Chicago (Al’s Italian Beef) — Al’s Italian Beef

—Detroit (Slow’s Bar-BQ) — The Yardbird

—Driftwood, Texas (The Salt Lick) — Sliced Beef Brisket Sandwich

—Green Bay, Wis. (Kroll’s) — Prime Rib Sandwich

—Los Angeles (JR’s BBQ) — Pulled Pork Sandwich

—Minneapolis (Tilia) — Fish Taco Torta

—Naples, Maine (The Galley Restaurant & Pub) — Zesty Lemon Lobster Roll

—Nashville, Tenn. (Mitchell’s Delicatessen) — Asian Flank Steak Sandwich

—New Haven, Conn. (Book Trader Cafe) — A Tale of Two Turkeys

—New Orleans (Domilise’s Po-Boy and Bar) — Shrimp Po Boy

—New York (Katz’s Deli) — Corned Beef & Pastrami Sandwich

—Pittsburgh (Primanti Brothers) — Cap & Egg Sandwich

—Philadelphia (DiNic’s) — Roast Pork Sandwich

—Phoenix (Los Reyes de la Torta) — Torta Del Ray

—Portland, Ore. (Big Ass Sandwiches) — Big Ass Roast Beef Sandwich

—Portland, Ore. (Bunk Sandwiches) — Pork Belly Cubano

—Portsmouth, N.H. (Jumpin’ Jay’s Fish Cafe) — Crab Grilled Cheese

—Richmond, Va. (Blacksheep) — The CSS Virginia

—St. Louis (Crown Candy Kitchen) — Heart-Stopping BLT

—San Diego (Phil’s BBQ) — El Toro

—San Francisco (Wexler’s) — “Pulled” Lamb Sandwich

—Savannah, Ga. (Zunzi’s) — The Chicken Conquistador

—Seattle (Salumi) — The Oxtail Sandwich

—Tampa, Fla. (Aguila Sandwich Shop) — Media Noche

—Tampa, Fla. (Skipper’s Smokehouse) — Grouper Reuben

—Washington (W Hotel) — Chicken Club Sandwich

Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

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