Food Theory: What Makes a Sandwich a Sandwich?

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The Food Theorists

The Food Theorists

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What is a sandwich? Most probably think that is an easy answer. You've eaten MANY sandwiches in your life, right? Well Food Theorists, you may have partaken of tons of food you never knew were a sandwich. Today we are taking the "rules" of what makes a sandwich and seeing what other foods qualify. That hotdog? Your favorite pizza? All sandwiches! Watch to find out why!
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Comments
Taylor Brown
Taylor Brown 26 minutes ago
This should be a Netflix series Because ITS HELLA GOOD
Queen Lynn
Queen Lynn 28 minutes ago
Bread is a large category maybe check out its history ~
Car Shel
Car Shel 34 minutes ago
What.
Star Child
Star Child 42 minutes ago
Here’s what I think. A hot dog is... *drum roll please* A hotdog. Thank you for coming to my TEDtalk.
Thomas Surette
Thomas Surette 46 minutes ago
Anyone else bothered by his horrific pronunciation of “Worcester” at 12:40?
Acting Artist
Acting Artist 55 minutes ago
glizzy
Owen Jones
Owen Jones 58 minutes ago
this is actually real i remember thinking as a joke “hmmm they have game and film theory whats next food theory and instead of yellow it would be blue”
Merubar
Merubar 59 minutes ago
Short answer: no
Tirus Rhokin
Tirus Rhokin Hour ago
I mean.... what about Hoagie rolls? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoagie_roll
YouTube Account
YouTube Account Hour ago
I know the conspiracy theory thing was a joke but I think that would be great channel idea for the future. Like if you agree
Just a person I need a last name why?
Just a person I need a last name why? Hour ago
The Germans invented the hotdog
POOTIS BIRB
POOTIS BIRB Hour ago
are two bricks cemented to eachother a sandwich
juli2solo
juli2solo Hour ago
Have you ever had a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich? So good 🤤
Katie Potter
Katie Potter Hour ago
The intro kinda made me think, the hot doesn’t seem all that happy to be a Hufflepuff
It’s me Jordan
It’s me Jordan Hour ago
Hot dogs are what squares are to rectangles
*Tom Universe*
*Tom Universe* Hour ago
No, a Hot Dog is a sandwich. Dictionary.com Sandwich Definition 2 a partially slit bread roll, pita, etc., with a filling.
glassalgae
glassalgae Hour ago
When you use a court ruling instead of just using the webster's dictionary yourself
Tigerbloody 137
Tigerbloody 137 Hour ago
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Lachtube 8.0
Lachtube 8.0 Hour ago
For some reason I was more disgusted by the spider than the dog and the human heart
Jacob Ben
Jacob Ben 2 hours ago
I think the actual amount of possible Pringle’s flavors would be a decent episode
Liam Gillies
Liam Gillies 2 hours ago
He says no grilled cheese but clearly he's never had grilled ham and cheese itz the best fucking thing
Aaron Conner
Aaron Conner 2 hours ago
My definition of a sandwich: -Must be sealed from the top and bottom by bread or something similar (open faced PB&J, toast , pizza, etc don’t count) -Mustn’t be rolled or folded (eggrolls, omeletes, tacos, and burritios don’t count) Hot dogs are tacos.
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WOO ONE MILLION
Yao Wang
Yao Wang 2 hours ago
Unpopular opinion, Almond milk, cashew milk, and any other “milk” that doesn’t contain dairy, should be called juice. Because that’s literally what it is... almond juice 🙃
ShadowSear
ShadowSear 2 hours ago
The question I never thought that I'd get an answer to Great video, Matpat! I can't wait to see more of Food Theory!
Dreadhead_remii
Dreadhead_remii 2 hours ago
There is a 18 minute video about glizzies...
Treasure Simpson
Treasure Simpson 2 hours ago
I can't wait for the next episode! Thank you for the final piece of the trifecta!
meee
meee 2 hours ago
Hey hear me out conspiracy theorist Conspiracy theorist
James Woodhouse
James Woodhouse 2 hours ago
The ‘sandwich’ is a British invention which gets its name from the 4th Earl of Sandwich who, in the 18th century, had snacks consisting of a of beef between two slices of bread while gambling. His companions began to order food from wherever they were that was ‘the same as Sandwich is having’. Then the order shortened to ‘a sandwich’. Therefore, a sandwich in its original terminology is either a slice of beef between two slices of bread or a slice of meat between two pieces of bread depending on how lenient you are.
WesNohathas
WesNohathas 2 hours ago
People have used the word "sandwich" too loosely and now nobody can agree on what it's actually supposed to mean. The only consistent characteristic is having bread with a filling or spread of some kind. Therefore, just about anything involving bread can technically be considered a sandwich, however impractical that may be for the purposes of communication. Just because something can be considered a sandwich doesn't mean it is best described as such. If you try to pin down a more specific definition of a sandwich you would inevitably come across exceptions that would require a new definition to be categorized properly. Open-faced sandwiches have to be the biggest offenders for what ruined the definition of a sandwich.
Michael Howard
Michael Howard 2 hours ago
So.... Subway also doesn't sell sandwiches, because they start with one piece of bread? Or if I accidentally break the hot dog bun into two pieces, it suddenly becomes a sandwich? Or maybe this is just a stupid question to ask?
LetJackRIP
LetJackRIP 2 hours ago
I don’t put butter on my sandwiches I just have bread and whatever I fill it with so is that not a sandwich? I have never had so many bread related questions
Rogue Rider
Rogue Rider 2 hours ago
Worcester is pronounced as wu· str (blame the British)
Angel Douglas
Angel Douglas 2 hours ago
GRILL CHEESE IS NOT A SANDWICH????????????
Doctor Mimi
Doctor Mimi 2 hours ago
Is a poptart a sandwich?
EzonTheThinker
EzonTheThinker 2 hours ago
6:52 felt like the scene with the fairy godmother from Shrek 2.
Angel Douglas
Angel Douglas 2 hours ago
A hotdog is a pig
Jmike Blue
Jmike Blue 2 hours ago
I wonder is conspiracy theory the next channel it was blue I was hoping it was life theory
Filmsy Animation
Filmsy Animation 2 hours ago
The only two condiment I put in my hot dog is ketchup and mayo
sharki
sharki 3 hours ago
Hotdog isn’t American Yes it was made IN America but it was invented by a German and he got the idea in Germany
Frisk?
Frisk? 3 hours ago
Yo meme theory blue plz
RedPenguin
RedPenguin 3 hours ago
A bun is two pieces of bread attached together. A hot dog is a sandwich. Same reason why a sub is a sandwich.
Adrian Hayes
Adrian Hayes 3 hours ago
I really love all the theorist channels and gtlive
Adrian Hayes
Adrian Hayes 3 hours ago
this is one of my favorite channels on youtube.
Kit Rocks
Kit Rocks 3 hours ago
But technically everyone’s wrong then because a bun is not two pieces of bread it’s one piece of bread with an opening in the middle ergo the definition saying meet between two pieces of bread does not qualify a hotdog
Ryan Holliday
Ryan Holliday 3 hours ago
food theory: answering questions nobody asked for ever since 2020
GamingArmy
GamingArmy 3 hours ago
the favorite thing to do is to grub my lunch and watch a Food Theory video
Digit
Digit 3 hours ago
If a tomato is a fruit is ketchup a smoothie
Ultimate star
Ultimate star 3 hours ago
Waiting for the new video...
mya woodfine
mya woodfine 4 hours ago
I was eating a pb&j while watching this
Life Screen
Life Screen 4 hours ago
okay but under this definition a sub also isn’t a sandwich and that’s not right
Adrian Charron
Adrian Charron 4 hours ago
Isn't a Pizza aka a Pizza Pie?
Nick Nack
Nick Nack 4 hours ago
Ok I'm sorry am I eating different hot dogs to other people. IT CLEARLY HAS ONE SLICE OF BREAD (BUN) SO IT IS NOT A SANDWICH
MidQo
MidQo 4 hours ago
Someone send this to domics. This would help with his PB&J video. A suitable ending.
Jack Martinelli
Jack Martinelli 4 hours ago
Q: what makes a sandwich a sandwich? Ans: food.
TheBeauZ Nat
TheBeauZ Nat 4 hours ago
You are really getting desperate at this point, aren't you?
Fulton Easterwood
Fulton Easterwood 4 hours ago
It makes me sad that there isn’t any new episodes :(
Kaiju Zerk
Kaiju Zerk 4 hours ago
I have subbed
1sh0tkid Btw
1sh0tkid Btw 5 hours ago
It’s a sausage on bread
1sh0tkid Btw
1sh0tkid Btw 5 hours ago
Sandwich