Open-faced sandwiches are actually old-world delicacies. Back in the 15th century the English called these sandwiches “trenches.” The French called them “trenchers.” The idea was that the slice of bread also served as the plate and after you ate the toppings, you ate the “plate.”

Tonight you’ll have Pizza Burgers served open-faced. It’ll be served with a fruit-laced arugula salad. We’ve progressed a bit since the 15th century. A plate will be provided.

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