To celebrate the launch of “Man vs. Food” on Food Network UK, British chef Tristan Welch made the “world’s meatiest sandwich,” according to Eater. I can safely verify that, yes, the sandwich, all 28 pounds of it, is very meaty. It contains 35 different kinds of meat; here they are, ranked by their tastiness in three categories:
VERY BEST: bacon, bratwurst, chorizo, cooked chicken, dry-cured prosciutto, herbed Saucisson Sec de Provence, Italian sausage, nduja, pancetta, pastrami, prosciutto, roast beef, Saucisson Sec de Provence, smoked duck breast, and smoked venison
BEST: cooked turkey, cooked pork, Finocchiona, garlic chicken, and Mortadella
MERELY GOOD: Boiled ham, breaded ham, corned beef, cured ham, French peppercorn salami, garlic salami, German salami, honey-roast ham, Italian salami, Parma ham, roast ham, Serrano ham, speck, and wild boar pork salami (not a big ham or salami guy – it’s my curse to live with)
And now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to buy all the chorizo in New York. Happy Memorial Day.