Update: They now have a website!
Last week, I was charmed by a sandwich. True story.
I stopped by the soft opening of Brass Tack Sandwiches, located on the corner of N Fremont & N Vancouver, and I continue to look back, wistfully. This new deli has creative vegan, vegetarian and omni options, including housemade vegan salami, ham, beanballs, turkey, cold salads & slaws, daily soups, housemade beverages and coming soon – pickles! Both my friend and I ordered the Velveeta Underground, featuring agave smoked seitan ham (yup, I just wrote that) and smoked oat cashew cheese (and that!) and other goodness in between one of Fleur de Lis’ ciabatta rolls. Dare I say, this sandwich was artisan. There’s a build-your-own option amongst other unique named signature vegan sandwiches, too. Here’s the menu.
I’m stoked about returning & trying the Captain Nemo, a white beanball & marinara sub, on my next visit. And believe it: I learned after the fact that this shop was a freaking Kickstarter project come to life! Impressive.
Bonus points for being on my bus line!
Note: They have both vegan and carnivorous versions of their meats – make sure you order the right thing, yo.