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Thursday, July 22, 2010

A National Tour of 10 Strange Musical Sandwiches

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 9:19 AM

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Music celebrities continue to be a fertile source of inspiration for sandwich makers across the nation. Behold some incredibly strange examples of a growing art form; call it an iTunes eatlist.

The star: Lady Gaga

The sandwich: Fried cod sticks, avocado, roll

The location: Hapa Ramen, San Francisco

The skinny: Say fish sticks fast, and remember that there have been tons of rumors that Gaga's a hermaphrodite.

The Luther Burger uses Krispy Kreme doughnuts as a bun. - CHICAGOIST.COM
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  • The Luther Burger uses Krispy Kreme doughnuts as a bun.

The star: Luther Vandross ("Luther Burger")

The sandwich: Bacon cheeseburger, Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnuts

The location: Wiener and Still Champion, Evanston, Ill.

The skinny: This is why you're fat.

The star: John, Paul, George, and Ringo (aka the Beatles)

The sandwich: Corned beef, roast beef, turkey, Swiss, American, cucumber, cranberry sauce, pickle, coleslaw, mustard, mayonnaise, rye

The location: Heimerhaus Deli, Redwood City, Calif.

The skinny: Eat the Beatles in quadruple-meat form. All you need is love. And maybe a bib.

The star: Madonna

The sandwich: Tuna, cucumber, lettuce, olive, tomato

The location: Celebrity Sandwich, Portsmouth, N.H.

The skinny: Like a sturgeon, go on a fish holiday with the Material Girl.

The star: Elton John

The sandwich: Charbroiled chicken breast, cheddar

The location: Flashback Diner, Hallandale Beach, Fla.

The skinny: A rare chance to chomp on Captain Fantastic.

The Elvis: Peanut butter, banana, and bacon - WORTH1000.COM
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  • The Elvis: Peanut butter, banana, and bacon

The star: Elvis Presley

The sandwich: Peanut butter, banana, bacon

The location: Rockabilly's Diner at Graceland, Memphis, Tenn.

The skinny: Quaaludes optional.

The star: Fat Joe

The sandwich: Grilled turkey, fried eggs over easy, American, twin rolls

The location: Stage Deli, New York, N.Y.

The skinny: Word is, the slimmed down hip-hop star won't go near his namesake anymore, and that makes us even more interested to try it.

The star: Dolly Parton

The sandwich: Twin rolls of pastrami and corned beef

The location: Stage Deli, New York, N.Y.

The skinny: The same restaurant that paid tribute to Fat Joe is considering renaming this sandwich, which used to be the Raquel Welch. Don't be surprised if it becomes the J-Lo.

The star: Louis Prima

The sandwich: Hot cappicolla, hot spicy mustard, stuffed peppers, pepperoni, salami, provolone, Swiss

The location: Lioni Italian Heroes, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The skinny: One of the first places in the country to immortalize stars between slabs of bread.

Doesn't this inspire you to eat a big, fat sandwich?
  • Doesn't this inspire you to eat a big, fat sandwich?

The star: Goblin Cock

The sandwich: Bacon, cheddar, quarter-pound Vienna hot dog, tomatoes, onion, neon green relish, sport peppers, pickles, celery salt, mustard

The location: Kuma's Corner, Chicago

The skinny: This is just one of a whole host of burgers and dogs at this metal-leaning spot, where the darkest bands make for the tastiest treats.

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