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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Mobile eats: Subpreme

I saw Subpreme while heading to the Aloha Bowls truck. It's eye-catching with its bright red trailer. But with the ordering window flipped up, "Subpreme" looks like "reme." Clearly, they didn't think this through, I smirked. Inside the trailer, a guy was wearing a shirt: "I heart haters." Caught in the act, I thought, "all right, bring it."

Two sandwiches later, I'm a hater no more. Barbecue meets Vietnamese in the sweet and spicy pulled pork banh mi ($6.50): a soft and crusty Vietnamese baguette stuffed with pulled pork and topped with cilantro and pickled daikon and carrots. Just as good is the turkey pesto BLT ($7.50) with sliced roasted turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and a pesto mayo keeping it interesting. Mr. "I heart haters" says he smokes his own ham and roasts his own turkey—it's definitely not your usual deli meat.

Check Twitter @eatsubpreme for Subpreme's schedule.

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 in Permalink

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From five-star restaurants to hidden holes-in-the-wall, Biting Commentary will let you know what’s hot and what’s not. Find out the latest restaurant news—who’s opening, who’s closing, which chef is moving on, where the great special dinners are. Discover the best menu items, fabulous wines, stunning cocktails, hand-crafted beers. Be the first to hear about upcoming food events and festivals.

Food editor Martha Cheng graduated from Wellesley College with degrees in Computer Science and English. She's a former line cook, food truck owner, Peace Corps volunteer and Google techie. Follow her on Twitter @marthacheng.



 

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