Entre Dois Pãoes guys, we’re back! Today, let us rejoice in the world of cooking that is a true work of practical art – Sandwich world. ready? Your stomach and your taste buds will thank you, because we are about to explore the history, curiosities and irresistible flavors of “Sendoba”.
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Before indulging in the amazing sandwiches, we need to know their origins. The sandwich is not just a meal, it is a culinary masterpiece with a fascinating history. Legend has it that the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 18th-century England was so engrossed in card games that he asked a servant to place meat between two slices of bread so he wouldn’t have to put down his cards to eat. ready! The sandwich was born.
The popularity of sandwiches varies around the world, and there is no single place that can be definitively considered the place to eat the largest number of sandwiches. The appreciation for sandwiches is universal, and each region has its own differences and preferences.
For example, in the United States, the hamburger is a symbol of fast food and is widely consumed. In the UK, sandwiches, such as ‘fish and chips’, are the most popular. In France, stuffed baguettes are more popular, while in Italy, panini are a popular choice. In countries like Mexico, the taco can be considered a form of sandwich.
Therefore, the answer depends on the culinary preferences and local traditions of each region. Sandwiches are a versatile form of food that has adapted to different cultures around the world.
If you are in São Paulo or planning to visit the city, you cannot miss the sandwich shops that make the city drool. Here are some options:
Located in Villa Maddalena, Croma Beer is more than just a sandwich shop; It is a brewery and brewpub known for its aromatic hazy beers, and especially its juicy IPAs. His creations are exported to several countries, including China and the Netherlands. Sunshine, one of their beers, was awarded Best IPA in Brazil in 2018. With an industrial and minimalist decor, the place has large wooden barrels in which the beers age and serves a variety of beers with constantly rotating flavors.
Address: Rua Harmonia, 472 – Villa Maddalena
Tel: 11 3032-2061
Working hours: Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 noon to 9:30 pm
The century-old Padaria Basilicata, now located at a new address, has expanded its facilities and included a café and restaurant since 2017. Under the leadership of Rafael Llorente, the fifth generation of the family, the place serves typical southern Italian cuisine, combining family recipes with… Copyright touches. The tradition of the famous Italian bread is evident throughout the house, from the decor to the menu, creating a welcoming atmosphere with elements such as exposed brick walls, hydraulic tile floors and antique items accumulated over the bakery’s 103 years of existence.
Title; Rua Therese de Mayo, 596, Bella Vista.
Phone: (11) 3289-3111
Working hours: Monday and Tuesday, from 8 am to 8 pm. Wednesday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
Located in bustling Brooklyn since 2018, Soul Botequim is a beloved neighborhood meeting point. Under the leadership of businessman Humberto Ribeiro, the institution offers a diverse experience in the field of ethyl gastronomy. The environment is a frequent stage for lively jazz performances, which makes it even more special. Don’t forget to try the pork on bread or the chef’s special roast beef, a real explosion of flavours.
Title; Padre Antonio José dos Santos Street, 812 – Cidade Monques
Phone: (11) 3297-0006
Working hours: Tuesday to Thursday, from 4 pm to midnight. Friday and Saturday from 12 noon until midnight. Sunday, from 12 noon to 9 pm.
This Sandwich Day, let’s celebrate the simplicity and beauty of the food you can hold in your hands. So, get out there, try new flavors, and visit one of the great sandwich shops in São Paulo or anywhere in the world. After all, as the late Anthony Bourdain said, “Food is what we are all about.” So enjoy every bite!