NPR Team Tries, Critiques Primanti's Pitts-Burgher

The group behind the station's Sandwich Monday blog series orders the iconic sandwich and writes a review.


“The Primanti Brothers are the Wright Brothers of Pittsburgh — except their sandwiches are responsible for several planes never getting off the ground.”

Looks like the self-described humorists from NPR’s “Wait, Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!” program didn't immediately fall in love with Primanti Bros. when they sampled the Pitts-Burgher sandwich yesterday and remarked on its weight and starchiness. However, they point out in their Sandwich Monday blog post that the Pitts-Burgher probably wasn’t that enthralled with the team either: “I look at this thing stuffed with fries and cheese and realize it looks at me and sees the same thing,” said Ian, one of the contributors.

In the end, they'd concluded that they "respect Primanti Bros. as an innovator."

Hat-tip to Adam Shuck for the find


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