Any recommendations for COLD sandwiches and COLD Drinks? Tuna salad, Subs (Italian or Vietnamese), turkey, egg salad, and – any others? Also, any Cold drinks that are a must have in the heat of Summer?
My fav Summer drinks are Iced tea and Iced Barley. Iced barley is so cooling and refreshing that it is hard to accurately describe it, other than to say it was made for hot weather. I am going to have to try making my own iced barley because I could sip it all day and that will get expensive will no free refills like iced tea. I like the iced barley at Little Malaysia Restaurant. This one is a must try.
In the Summer time I like cold sandwiches also. One cold sandwich I like is tuna sandwich made with white meat (Albacore). It can be fresh or canned but if canned I want the water drained completely (every last drop squeezed out). Then mixed with mayo but extra points for celery, dill pickle and purple onion all diced-up very small. I have tried several Tuna salad sandwiches in the last two weeks but have not found the perfect one yet (thus I really need recs here). The problem is that I can tell when the water has not been completely removed. It dilutes the thickness and flavor of the mayo and can even make a soggy sandwich. I really do not expect to find all the ingredients I like already mixed in the tuna but if they are available on the side that would be OK. Of the several I tried I liked Rinaldi's the most, second would be The Hat and I one I disliked (never to be order again) was from Fresco’s (Frisco's was also over priced).
Two other cold sandwiches I like are Italian subs and Cold Turkey. These two are made very well at Rinaldi's using Boars Head meats. What other Cold sandwiches are good for Summer and where are they?
Original Rinaldi's (Italian combo, Meat Ball sandwich, Hot Chicken sandwich, Tuna)
323 Main St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
5505 Rosemead Blvd
Temple City, California 91780
Frisco’s (Great pancakes,
Cash Only and call for the hours, Red curry chicken or shrimp, shrimp and rice, Iced Barley).
Little Malaysia Restaurant
3944 Peck Rd Ste 8
El Monte, CA