Sometimes on Thursday Travels we go to the suburbs and sometimes we take a real inter-continental journey. This is definitely the latter, as we bring you a sandwich like no other from Montevideo, Uruguay. The chivito is the national sandwich of Uruguay (and big in Argentina too), and for good reason. It is commonly comprised of thin slices of beef, mayonnaise, black or green olives, mozzarella, tomatoes, bacon, fried or hardboiled eggs and ham on a large round roll. If you are familiar with New Orleans grub, think of it as a distant cousin to the muffaletta. While it is sold all over, we tried (devoured) the definitive chivito at Chiviteria Marcos in Montevideo, thanks to the hospitality of Brad and Lindsey Bridges. This sucker had all the toppings, plus onions, pickles and a variety of sauces. If you’re ever in Uruguay…

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