Sandwich King

Turkey and roast beef like you've never tasted

RoastBeast_FarinaPhoto: Kristen Farina

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ith apologies to Dr. Seuss, Roast Beast is the little-known home to some of the city’s best roast-beef and turkey sandwiches, thanks to topnotch ingredients and homemade condiments in Seussical combinations on warm rolls—and also because that’s all they make in this tiny, out-of-the-way find. Create your own and pick a size (these sandwiches are huge). Or take the Thermonuclear Challenge by trying to finish a sandwich with the deadly Thermonuclear Sauce, with ghost chili peppers—some of the hottest in the world. Winners get a T-shirt and their photo on the wall, and the satisfaction of a completely pointless job well done. Warne

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Dr. Seuss, whose real name was Theodor Geisel, was born in Springfield, and based some of his stories and characters on people and places there.

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