Hot dogs are sandwiches, folks.
The dictionary dropped the news just as everyone was heading out for Memorial Day weekend, and if you missed out, now you know. If you were grilling dogs at your BBQ, you were grilling sandwiches.
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there for traditionalists who claim a sandwich requires two separate slices of bread. If hot dogs are sandwiches, are tacos also? Where do wraps fall into the equation? If a wrap is a sandwich, what about a burrito? And if you're counting any protein that's wrapped in a carb, then what happens to sushi? Is sushi a sandwich, too?! HELP.
Is the dictionary correct? Is a hot dog really a sandwich? Before spiraling into complete chaos, we turned to the experts to see what they thought. Here's what they had to say:
It's a sandwich https://t.co/Nm11sOfj4J— alex guarnaschelli (@guarnaschelli) May 31, 2016
Bread + Meat = sandwich— Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern) May 31, 2016
So of course it is
Hot diggity dog, putting me on the spot here! I'm on team "Not a Sandwich." Anyone else have thoughts? https://t.co/m6cTiDpnrq— Karen Palmer (@KarenLPalmer) May 31, 2016
True. Sure as God made little apples, a hot dog is indeed, a sandwich. https://t.co/pqeurNohmj— Duff Goldman (@Duff_Goldman) May 31, 2016
So we've got team sandwich and team "not a sandwich." Where do you stand?
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