Restaurants can be broken down into not only different restaurant types but also food types as well. Some examples of these may be – Asian, bakeries, barbecue, coffeehouses, desserts, family style, Italian or pizza, Mexican, sandwiches or seafood.
This page deals specifically with those restaurants serving primarily sandwiches. There are a large variety of sandwich shops in America. In large part, most offer a variety such as subs (short for the submarine sandwich), wedge, hoagie, hero, grinder, and banquettes. This is also a food type that may have different names depending on where you live in the country. Some of the more popular chains are Subway and Firehouse Subs.
Arby’s was founded in Boardman, Ohio on July 23, 1964, by brothers Forrest and Leroy Raffel, of New Castle, PA. Forrest “Fuzzy” Raffel was a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration…View Post
Schlotzsky’s was started by Don and Dolores Dissman in 1971. They should be credited with doing one thing very well. Not many restaurants could pull off a menu with one sandwich but they found a…View Post
Don Newcomb grew up in the small town of Ridley, Mississippi in the 1950’s. As a boy, he worked at the only soda fountain the small town had. That experience impacted him significantly, and after…View Post
They may have fought growing up as brothers will do, but as adults brothers Chris and Robin Sorensen were close. Brothers, firefighters, entrepreneurs and simply doing life together made them that way. After a few…View Post
Success was in the family of Joe (not Jason) Tortorice Jr. More than just success, but also two prior generations of successful restaurant owners. Both Joe’s dad and grandfather had owned restaurants themselves before Joe…View Post