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Best Sandwiches in America 2018: Fish

This year's Best Sandwich winners reflect broader consumer trends as chefs find a new twist on traditional menu favorites. See all the winners >>

Winner: Oregon Tuna Steak

Restaurant: RegionAle, Ellicott City, Md.

Units: 1

Price: $12

Food cost: $3

Ingredients: Center-cut yellowfin tuna cured with sugar and salt and cooked sous-vide in olive oil, lemon juice and basil, served with balsamic Dijonnaise (mayonnaise, whole-grain mustard, balsamic vinegar, red pepper flake and basil), arugula, tomato and red onion on multigrain bread topped with sunflower seeds.   

What makes it special: The owners were inspired by the high quality of canned tuna they found in Oregon. They decided to elevate the product to chef level and serve it as part of a delicious sandwich. 

What others are saying: “Even though the ingredients are simple, that’s what makes this sandwich so good,” one Yelp user wrote.


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