Winner: Scrambled Egg & Chorizo Sandwich
Restaurant: The Sycamore Kitchen, Los Angeles
Sandwich Creators: Chef/owners Karen and Quinn Hatfield
Inspiration: The couple wanted to create a sandwich staple beyond the norm using house-made ingredients.
Key Ingredients: Scrambled eggs, Swiss cheese, and house-made chorizo and bread.
Why It’s Special: The perfectly scrambled eggs with hearty chorizo and French-style pan de mie make this a breakfast sandwich that’s a step above.
Food Cost: $1.97
Awards: Zagat named it one of the “10 Must-Try Breakfast Sandwiches in L.A.”
What the Judges Said: “Sandwiches, by their very nature, invite an excess of ingredients. This egg and chorizo sandwich has basically three fillings and they combine into a simply perfect concoction that announces, ‘Throw your best at me, Interstate 405, I just had the Hatfields’ scrambled egg sandwich and you can’t ruin my day!’”
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