Amazing Dagwood Sandwich Facts
Did you know ...
that a Dagwood
Sandwich is a tall, multi-layered sandwich made with
a variety of meats, cheeses and condiments and was named after
Dagwood Bumstead, a central character in the comic strip
frequently makes enormous sandwiches and according to Blondie
scripter Dean Young, his father, Chic Young, began drawing the
huge sandwiches in the comic strip during 1936?
that the actual contents
of Chic Young's Dagwood sandwich remain
obscure, it obviously contains large quantities and varieties
of cold cuts, sliced cheese and vegetables, plus additional
slices of bread with an olive pierced by a toothpick or wooden
skewer usually crowns the edible superstructure?
that a "Dagwood
sandwich" has been included in Webster's New World Dictionary,
and "Dagwood" (referring to the sandwich) has been included in
the American Heritage Dictionary?
Products and Restaurants
that lunch meats featuring
Dagwood and an assortment of meats can be purchased
at grocery stores?
that a counter-service restaurant called
Blondie's opened at Universal Orlando's
Islands of Adventure in May 1999, and serves a traditional
that a Blondie's bills
itself as "Home of the Dagwood Sandwich;" a Blondie-themed
restaurant chain, Dagwood's Sandwich Shoppe, was founded in
2006, with the Dagwood is sold as a 1.5-pound sandwich?
that the Dagwood
sandwich served in the Dagwood Sandwich Shoppe stacked these
ingredients: three slices of deli bread, hard salami,
pepperoni, cappicola, mortadella, deli ham, cotto salami,
cheddar, Provolone, red onion, green leaf lettuce, tomato,
fresh and roasted red bell peppers, mayo, mustard and a secret
Italian olive salad oil?