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hero (sandwich)

A sandwich served on a long roll of bread, typically six inches to several feet in length, filled with a variety of ingredients including meat, cheese, and vegetables. Primarily heard in US. This restaurant across the road from our office makes the best hero sandwich in the city. I've gotten to where I go there two or three times a week for lunch. I'm ordering a few four-foot heroes for the party this weekend, so if you have any food allergies, let me know before tomorrow.
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Participating in lunchtime fundraisers, such as ice cream socials, pizza parties and "Be a Hero Day" where employees purchased a March of Dimes "Be a Hero" button and received a free hero sandwich.
When I got that raise, it helped me pay bills," said Strasshofer, 20, as she cleaned tables at the Big Town Hero sandwich shop on Crescent Avenue in Eugene Friday afternoon.
Chef Kenny's Margarita Pork Roast recipe also offers the flexibility to treat your guests to a more "gourmet" Super Bowl dining experience or, on the flip side, keep things casual with a mouthwatering hero sandwich.
Wells on Wednesday opened a Big Town Hero sandwich shop in north Eugene on Crescent Avenue, east of Coburg Road.
Among the myriad offerings are Brooklyn clam chowder, pasta ``fazul,'' grandpa's chicken noodle soup, Nunzio's nachos, Brooklyn chicken wings, a turkey ``burga,'' and steak-and-onions hero sandwich.
The hero sandwich was big (a foot long) and filled with three varieties of Italian cold cuts, shredded mozzarella cheese, chopped tomatoes and onions, all seasoned with mustard and mayo and Italian vinaigrette.