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USA wins the World Cup of Sandwiches

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The Bobbie from Capriotti's. (Fritz Hahn/The Washington Post)

Riding a wave of hometown, sandwich-loving patriotism, the USA emerged victorious in the 2014 World Cup of Sandwiches final. The Bobbie, the Capriotti's sandwich appointed as the nation's standard-bearer, defeated the German döner from Döner Bistro, taking 61 percent of the 1,476 votes.

The Bobbie is Thanksgiving on a roll, with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayo. #America. 

Next up for the Bobbie: A string of endorsement deals, a flurry of tabloid headlines and the never-too-early-to-ask question of whether a 2018 repeat is probable, or merely possible.

The World Cup of Sandwiches: FinalSemifinals | Quarterfinals | Round of 16

Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.



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