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Heidi’s “Bronx Bomber” an explosion of flavor

Last week’s review of Heidi’s “Hell’s Kitchen” was so well received that I decided a return visit was in order. But with over thirty tempting choices, which of the popular Denver-based sandwich chain’s creations should I try next?

After being denied the Cajun Crab Cake sandwich at the Colorado Blvd. location (they were closing soon and had run out of crab cakes), I blurted out the first interesting-looking sandwich I spotted.

“I’ll have a ‘Bronx Bomber,’” I said.

The “B
ronx Bomber” is another egg-centric double-fister that’s sure to please yolk-lovers everywhere. As I noted last week, the flavor of the “Hell’s Kitchen” was dominated by Heidi’s substantially spicy cajun sauce. That’s a good thing if you’re looking for a sandwich with a hellacious kick, but sandwichers looking to enjoy the subtle mix of avocado, egg and bacon will walk away disappointed.

Not so with the “Bronx Bomber.” This sandwich gives center stage to its ovular star, and Heidi’s high quality pastrami gives a noticeable performance in a supporting role. The meat’s peppery spice blend seasons the egg and ciabatta perfectly. Crisp lettuce, onions and tomatoes round out the sandwich with some much-needed crunch. This sandy’s the complete package. I even tried it with some Mexican hot sauce and liked it nearly as much as the “Hell’s Kitchen.”

Yessir, the “Bronx Bomber” is one sandwich even the most discriminating egg-loving Yankee will enjoy. Only a lack of excitement and “wow factor” keeps this one from being a classic.


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Michael said…
It's about time sandwiches were reviewed on the Internet. Hooray for SandyBlog!

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