We have finally visited Meat and Bread, a local sandwich bistro in Vancouver Crosstown (border of Gastown and Chinatown). My boyfriend had always walked by the shop when he used to work close by. It wasn't until we saw an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives with Guy Fieri that made us actually want to give it a try. The suckling, crispy pork with a simple green sauce coupled with bread was a done deal for us. We are familiar with suckling pig as it is a common Chinese dish but it is usually served with rice and barbeque sauce. Cutting to the chase, the porchetta (signature sandwich) promised the crispy skin that Guy Fieri was so fond of, as did the salsa verde sauce. However the sandwich as a whole was quite dry. I am no expert but I think it would be much more enjoyable if they would just put a little bit more sauce on each side of the bun to moisten it. The chicken sandwich on the other hand was perfection - perfectly flavoured and cooked chicken, the slaw added a nice crunch and the juice from the chicken softened the bread enough that it was easy to chew. The pork chili had generous bite-size pieces of pork and a nice kick to it.
Spicy Chicken sandwich with pork chili