A “Sandwich Showdown” takes place today, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. at Whole Foods Market. The contenders are  Three Pickles, Savoy Cafe & Deli and an amateur home cook from New Orleans . They will be competing with a Whole Foods’ pantry and a bag of mystery items and whatever they can buy after a walk through the market. It’s all a lead-up to the main event: Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio, who’s coming out for a special talk on Wed., Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. at UCSB Campbell Hall, with a Food Truck Feast before the lecture.

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  1. mike says:

    I’m curious as to how they decided on these two. I’d take South Coast Deli over either of them. If it is strictly on the sandwich itself and not value, I’d throw Goodland into the mix (too small for what they charge).

  2. Charlotte says:

    Who won the Sandwich Showdown? And what did they make? God, am I the only one out there who is curious?

  3. Don says:

    My brother was there and he said the amateur cook won over Savoy and 3 Pickles.

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