Most would agree, there is something satisfying about a well constructed sandwich. The first recorded sandwich was made in the 1st Century BC when a rabbi by the name of Hillel the Elder mixed some nuts, apples and spices with wine and slapped it between two matzohs (pieces of flat bread). Fast forward to the 18th Century and a certain John Montague, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich had a meal named after him at a local gambling house where he perhaps spent too much time.
Since then the sandwich has engrossed the world with examples such as the BLT, Monte Cristo, Club, Reuben, Sloppy Joe, Dagwood, and Peanut Butter & Jelly becoming household favourites.
Velvet Espresso on King St (near St Georges Tce) have their own champion weighing in: the Crumbed Veal Sandwich. Originally a favourite spot for our morning coffee, Velvet Espresso offers a range of delicious sangas in a convenient location.
The Crumbed Veal Sandwich includes spinach, red cabbage and carrot coleslaw, cheese and a crumbed veal schnitzel between two thick slices of rye bread. It's just the thing for when you need to scratch that sandwich itch.
As far as sandwiches go. we think most would enjoy this one. Luckily it scrapes in at just under $10 which, for veal schnitzel, is okay with us!