Cheap Eats: Break out of your sandwich rut

08/28/2014 8:00 PM

08/27/2014 12:55 PM

A monthly roundup of ethnic eats, counter service chow and other tasty bargains. In this month’s edition, we break out of the Reuben rut with some refreshingly different sandwich alternatives.

Angelina’s Kitchen

23 Rectory St., Pittsboro


Break out of the rut with: Gyro sandwich made with slow-cooked local beef.

The Bagel Bar

630 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill


Break out of the rut with: Guac & Squawk bagel – pulled chicken, avocado, lettuce, tomato and cheddar.

Hotpointe Deli

1718 Walnut St., Cary


Break out of the rut with: Thanksgiving on a Bun – smoked turkey, cranberry relish, stuffing, bacon and mayonnaise.

La Place

111 N. Churton St., Hillsborough


Break out of the rut with: Oyster or shrimp po’ boy. If you can’t decide, flip a coin. You can’t lose.

Old Havana Sandwich Shop

310 E. Main St., Durham


Break out of the rut with: The Havana – classic Cuban sandwich made with slow-roasted local pork and house-cured ham.

Olio and Aceto Cafe

400 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill


Break out of the rut with: Maple-roasted pork loin with braised kale, signature mayonnaise and provolone on a pretzel roll.

Parker and Otis

112 S. Duke St., Durham


Break out of the rut with: Grilled pimento cheese on sourdough. Splurge $2 on the optional bacon? Do you have to ask?

Quality Grocery

701 E. Lane St., Raleigh


Break out of the rut with: Slow-roasted baby back rib sandwich.

Skipper’s Fish Fry

1001 E. Williams St., Apex


Break out of the rut with: The fish sandwich – and prepare to be amazed at the size of the fish filet.

Sosta Cafe

130 E. Davie St., Raleigh


Break out of the rut with: Poulet – curried chicken salad with lettuce, tomato, multigrain bread.

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