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

919-545-5505

angelinaskitchenonline.com

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

The Bagel Bar

630 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill

919-929-7700

bagelbarbagels.com

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

Hotpointe Deli

1718 Walnut St., Cary

919-460-6299

hotpointdeli.com

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

919-245-0041

laplacehillsborough.com

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

919-667-9525

oldhavanaeats.com

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

919-903-8958

olioandacetofoodtruck.com

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

919-683-3200

parkerandotis.com

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

919-834-3188

qualitygroceryoakwood.com

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

Skipper’s Fish Fry

1001 E. Williams St., Apex

919-303-2400

skippersfish.com

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

919-833-1006

sostacafe.com

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

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