Knuckle Sandwiches is unbeatable

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Knuckle's celebrated pork shoulder sandwich/ Photos by Michael Stern
Knuckle's celebrated pork shoulder sandwich/ Photos by Michael Stern
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To call Knuckle Sandwiches a good sandwich shop is like saying the Grand Canyon is a large gorge. Both statements are true, but they miss the point. Other than the fact that it does sell sandwiches, Augusta’s Knuckle Sandwiches has little in common with an ordinary sandwich shop. It is in a league of its own.

Nor should Knuckle be confused with a deli. It sells only sandwiches—just 10 different ones, as well as wings. Exactly what goes into each sandwich is dictated by the restaurant, rather than the customer. There is no shiny silver machine that cuts uniform slices from loaves of lunch meat and bricks of orange and yellow cheese, no pre-sliced supermarket bread, no portion cups of flavorless macaroni salad.

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