The world is full of unique sandwiches, many of them we’ve never heard of.
Those who fancy ourselves lovers of food and travel can usually guess the origins of a sandwich from a few ingredients that are dead giveaways, along with the process of elimination. For example, if a sandwich has tripe in it, you know it’s not from India, and if it’s got cheese and meat in it, you won’t find it in Israel. So where is a particular sandwich from? Test your knowledge of global cuisine and find out.
To find the sandwiches on this list, we looked through our previously published sandwich roundups — 10 Burger Variations Around the World, 12 Life-Changing Sandwiches You’ve Never Heard Of, Andrew Zimmern’s 9 Favorite Sandwiches Around the World — and picked the ones that are, well, ethnically ambiguous. Don’t peek!