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Is a burrito a "sandwich"?


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Is a burrito a "sandwich"?

Bob Dobalina | Nov 10, 2006 08:18 PM

There was a recent trial court decision in Massachusetts, where the judge ruled that, as a matter of law, a burrito is not a sandwich.

You can read the article on the decision here...

The case involved a dispute between a Panera, which had exclusive rights to sell sandwiches in a mall in Massachusetts. The owner of the mall later signed a lease with the Qdoba chain, and Panera sought to enforce the exclusivity provision of their lease.

The case apparently included expert testimony from chef Chris Schlesinger, a well-regarded Boston restauranteur who recently opened the "All-Star Sandwich Bar."

Notably, there was no indication about whether the subject of wraps came up.

So I put it to you chowhounds - did the judge decide this issue correctly?

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