There's something simple and satisfying about a good sandwich, one of the most ubiquitous American foods. 10Best and Sandwich America set out to find the best iconic sandwiches in 10 more U.S. states from coast to coast.
With the help of The Food Channel and panels of local food writers, we nominated 20 stellar sandwiches per state before turning it over to our readers to vote. After four weeks of fierce competition and daily voting, the results are in.
Click on each category below to see the full list of winners.
Best BBQ Chicken Sandwich in Alabama: Smokey C's Bar-B-Que & Wings
The sandwich from Smokey C's Bar-B-Que & Wings comes piled with sliced smoked boneless chicken breast and an award-winning spicy white sauce. It comes in two sizes and is best washed down with a big glass of sweet tea.
Best BBQ Pork Sandwich in South Carolina: Smoky Dreams BBQ
Fresh pork is slow-smoked to perfection at Smoky Dreams BBQ in Greenville. Piled atop a bun, the pork sandwich comes with two sides and a choice of four different sauces, including a mustard-based sauce and a spicy vinegar sauce.
Best Biscuit Sandwich in Tennessee: Bluegrass Grill
The biscuit sandwich menu at Chattanooga's Bluegrass Grill includes just about any combination of bacon, sausage, ham, eggs and cheese inside half whole wheat, half white flour biscuits.
Best Bison Burger in Wyoming: The Senator's Steakhouse
Any burger from the menu at The Senator's Steakhouse in Cheyenne's Terry Bison Ranch can be upgraded to bison meat. Options include a BBQ bacon cheddar burger, mushroom Swiss burger, jalapeño burger or a peppercorn bleu cheese burger.
Best Country Ham Sandwich in Virginia: Turner Ham House & Fulks Run Grocery
While Turner Ham House inside Fulks Run Grocery offers a cooked ham sandwich year round, their signature fried ham sandwich is only available on Fridays.
Best Monte Cristo in New Hampshire: Banners Restaurant
Hungry travelers in Conway can feast on a Mighty Monte Cristo at Banners Restaurant. This hearty 'wich includes thin-sliced ham, oven-roasted turkey breast and Swiss cheese, grilled on Texas-style French toast and served with a side of maple syrup and home fries.
Best Pepperoni Roll in West Virginia: The Donut Shop
The Donut Shop in Buckhannon specializes in two things, donuts and pepperoni rolls. Unlike other rolls in the state, The Donut Shop's pepperoni rolls use shredded pepperoni instead of sliced (and they don't skimp on it either) and melted cheese.
Best Polish Boy in Ohio: The Pit BBQ Grille
The signature Polish Boy from The Pit BBQ Grille in Columbus comes topped with fresh-cut fries, slaw and barbecue sauce, while the Polish Girl has pulled pork as well.
Best Reindeer Sandwich in Alaska: Tiki Pete's Island & Alaskan Dogs
Tiki Pete's Island & Alaskan Dogs in Anchorage specializes in hot dogs and sausages with a range of topping options. Diners can get their reindeer Polish sausage topped with everything from mac 'n cheese to grilled onions.
Best Salmon Sandwich in Washington: Adrift Restaurant
The Salish Burger from Adrift Restaurant in Anacortes can be made with wild caught grilled or Cajun blackened salmon topped with lemon avocado dressing, balsamic glazed red onions and lettuce.
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Editors' Note: The list of winners was corrected on March 7, 2017 after a winner was disqualified for violation of the Official Rules.