Food Theory: What Makes a Sandwich a Sandwich?

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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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Writers: Matthew Patrick, Luke Barats, and Justin Kuiper
Editors: Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

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  • Wait, it all sandwiches?? It always had been... *pew pew*

    Ducky DoggerDucky DoggerVor 18 Minuten
  • Also is pizza and sandwich or a pie

    chris hudsonchris hudsonVor 34 Minuten
  • Is ketchup a Smoothie

    chris hudsonchris hudsonVor 35 Minuten
  • 1:02 literally one oogle search showed hotdogs were invented in 1880's Germany. G-d I hate Americans so much sometimes

    spike4561spike4561Vor 43 Minuten
  • 'Ketchup is not allowed on hot dogs' Me: "Am I gonna have to choke a whole council?"

    KajunBowserKajunBowserVor 43 Minuten
  • There’s only one piece of bread in a hotdog bun so it’s not a sandwich

    Landon DionneLandon DionneVor Stunde
  • Are there foods in real life that gives me buffs?

    Eric WoodwardEric WoodwardVor Stunde
  • You know he's not from New England when he pronounces Worcester, "Warchester" lol

    Luke WigginLuke WigginVor Stunde
  • Only half way through but wouldn't a sandwich literally be described as anything between 2 items? At least when going off of the phrase "being sandwiched". Oh also you can make a Hotdog a sandwich if you mess up and rip the bun in half lol.

    FatheredPuma81FatheredPuma81Vor 2 Stunden
  • maybe they meant fried chicken. still stupid but it has breading.

    PeartatoPeartatoVor 2 Stunden
  • What about a subway sandwich?

    Mushroom BloomMushroom BloomVor 3 Stunden
  • Speaking of hot dogs and the definition of "dab":

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    Shelton TheaterShelton TheaterVor 4 Stunden
  • Can someone loop the intro of all the channels in same or separated videos please?

    Random CreatorRandom CreatorVor 4 Stunden
  • i disagree a bun is one piece of bread not two

    alex parkeralex parkerVor 5 Stunden
  • Glizzy

    Ḡ̴̙l̶̜̒itchro XTḠ̴̙l̶̜̒itchro XTVor 5 Stunden
  • So mayonnaise isn't an acceptable topping for hot dogs?! Well, that won't stop me from eating them how I like... WITH MAYONNAISE!!!!

    Mario MendezMario MendezVor 5 Stunden
  • a hotdog in a bun is a sandwich. anything inside a bun is a sandwich

    Renzo FernandiniRenzo FernandiniVor 5 Stunden
  • I don't know... the two sides of a hot dog bun can easily separate while still functioning as a bun, thus meeting the "two slices" part, the ketchup, mayo, or mustard used meets the "spread" part, most people don't butter sandwiches unless they're being grilled so that part's thrown out, and we also have to throw out both uses of "thin" or else subs and meatball sandwiches wouldn't qualify. Considering that's every part contradicting hot dog's being sandwiches...

    ShadwSonicShadwSonicVor 5 Stunden
  • USDA: "Grilled Cheese, we have approved your appointment to the Council as the FDA's personal representative. You are on this Council, but we do not grant you the Rank of Sandwich." Grilled Cheese: "What? How can you do this? This is outrageous; it's unfair. I'm more powerful than any of you. How can you be on the Council and not be a Sandwich?" USDA: "Take a Seat Grilled Cheese."

    gunbladeuser19gunbladeuser19Vor 6 Stunden
  • Waldo is inside the magnifying glass near the top at 5:21

    Jacob StruppJacob StruppVor 6 Stunden
  • this is the definition of sandwich: an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light meal (this is what google told me)

    Jason ZhangJason ZhangVor 6 Stunden
  • Are hot dogs a sandwich? What's next is cereal soup? Actually I'd like to know that one

    BtrackxBtrackxVor 7 Stunden
  • according to that definition, submarine sandwiches aren't real sandwiches, so the shopping center could lease space to a subway because they're "not a sandwich store", and that definition also implies that your sandwich isn't a sandwich if you slice the bread too thick

    SalamiSalamiVor 7 Stunden
  • My definition is bread, buns, or bagels with a filling in the middle This therefore includes hotdogs, burgers, and even calzones while not including burritos, wraps or tacos

    Jack GirouxJack GirouxVor 7 Stunden
  • Can we get Conspiracy Theory channel next? That would be awesome!

    Papa TrollPapa TrollVor 7 Stunden
  • Hotdogs are subs

    doomsday smoothiedoomsday smoothieVor 7 Stunden
  • Well 70% of my buns break and create 2 pieces of bread, so are they are then sandwhiches when I use them anyways?

    JO BobJO BobVor 7 Stunden
  • I agree with the FDA definition, if it hasn't meat or poultry it isn't a sandwich, and poultry is not meat. Tuna is more meat than poultry (but neither of them are meat)

    Roman Di MaggioRoman Di MaggioVor 7 Stunden
  • Hey matpat, you think it's weird that king sized cookies and cream Hershey bars are bigger than most other king sized Hershey bars.

    FreddyBaxtonFreddyBaxtonVor 7 Stunden
  • Thank. God. I was ready to strangle you if you had decided otherwise, MatPat.

    Merry MaryMerry MaryVor 7 Stunden
  • In the original meaning of mister conde sandwich, a sandwich its a content between two pieces of bread so you can grab it. Im writting this before seing the video lets see how it goes

    fella monaccifella monacciVor 7 Stunden
  • Hotdogs are sandwiches if and only if the bun has separated into two parts.

    Elorah BennettElorah BennettVor 7 Stunden
  • Imma comment this question every time until you answer it: Would you rather know the whole FNAF lore or know the recipe to Diet Coke?

    Natnay 2020Natnay 2020Vor 8 Stunden
  • Crying that we don't have the KFC double down in the UK

    AmaZing PurpleGirlAmaZing PurpleGirlVor 8 Stunden
  • WORCESTER!? Matt ya big dumb, it’s pronounced “Wuster” (or “Wusta” if your accent is strong)

    Ty ReddTy ReddVor 8 Stunden
  • I am from Colorado, and I have never heard anyone in my family call a chicken wing a sandwich. I don't know what my state is thinking 😂!

    Ember UwUEmber UwUVor 9 Stunden
  • They have hot dog sandwiches though. Cut two hot dogs in half (longways), put between two pieces of bread, add your condiments.

    camautobotcamautobotVor 9 Stunden
  • Pizza is a pie!!!!!

    Piia PesonenPiia PesonenVor 9 Stunden
  • My personal opinion... the hotdog bun is 2 slices of bread connected by a thin layer (I point to Subway for proof) and the definition provided at the end still does not include any pb&j (or similar) sandwiches. And what defines a thin layer? Like, if I go to a restaurant and get a turkey club sandwich and they have thick-cut slices stacked together is it no longer a sandwich? Do slices of leftover turkey or ham from holiday meals not count as a sandwich filling? If I cut a hot dog in half and stick it on/on top of one half a bun does that then make it a sandwich? Still so many questions.

    HoneyBeeQueen33HoneyBeeQueen33Vor 9 Stunden
  • Chicken is not considered meat by many people.

    TimBee100TimBee100Vor 9 Stunden
  • Do a vid with rossana on this channel

    abigail Pinedaabigail PinedaVor 9 Stunden
  • What about Ice cream sandwich? I know those are called sandwiches, but by definition they aren't. Are they?

    Romina ReinosoRomina ReinosoVor 10 Stunden
  • is a crustable a sandwich?

    cloudcloudVor 10 Stunden
  • MatPat.... It's pronounced Wooster. Not Worchester.

    Shannon MalloyShannon MalloyVor 10 Stunden
  • Honestly I’m not surprised

    AndddrewAndddrewVor 10 Stunden
  • Ok open faced sandwiches are bs if you sandwich something together you aren’t putting sauce on bread

    I’m mad and Your correct butI’m mad and Your correct butVor 10 Stunden
  • im just saying, you should have put on the thumbnail, "is a hot dog a sandwich" instead the thumbnail says pizza not complaining just pointing something out

    who am Iwho am IVor 11 Stunden
  • Wait So Subway isn't sandwich since its 1 bread and doesn't have thin layers or butter

    matson hakomatson hakoVor 11 Stunden
  • I binged few videos! I started with McDonald monopoly, which sounded fascinating to me. Cake mix episode was more meh, I remember having cake mixes occasionaly, when I was a kid. When it was novelty mostly. But making your own cake from ingridients isn't so hard, not so common around my country. This one - sandwich theory - speaks to me the most. My country, Czechia, is obssessed with chlebicek - so called open sandwiches. Most of celebratory occasions can't go without them. God, I have to stop binging these videos. I am hungry!

    TimirenTimirenVor 11 Stunden
  • why does everyone hate hufflepuff this is coming from a grifindor

    who am Iwho am IVor 11 Stunden
  • I love Food Theory

    Mitch BishopMitch BishopVor 11 Stunden
  • 1:03 get ready 1:08 giggity sorry that was just wrong. please don't dislike.

    santos serranosantos serranoVor 11 Stunden
  • 👁️👄👁️

    Rusty SpoonsRusty SpoonsVor 11 Stunden
  • Ayyy my country at 0:56 it's Egypt ayyy

    Invisibility bloxInvisibility bloxVor 11 Stunden
  • At the end of the day, just try to keep an open mind.

    Ayomide BolorunduroAyomide BolorunduroVor 11 Stunden
  • So then they’re tacos ?

    GregC1113GregC1113Vor 12 Stunden
  • I was asked a question in class today, this video helped me get my grades up, THANK THE FOOD LORD 🤣🤣🤣

    Electriq ViolxtElectriq ViolxtVor 12 Stunden
  • Sandvich make me stroooong!!!!

    Quazar ZantornoQuazar ZantornoVor 12 Stunden
  • 12:41 goddamnit, he did the thing. he did the thing you're not supposed to do. he mispronounced Worcester

    lIBeastIllIBeastIlVor 12 Stunden
  • Bro chicken wings are in bread crumbs so yeah it's a sandwich

    Alex VanceAlex VanceVor 12 Stunden
  • merch merch merch

    Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 12 Stunden
  • this is is a hotdog a sandwich

    Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 13 Stunden
    • wtf are you doing

      lIBeastIllIBeastIlVor 10 Stunden
    • ya

      Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 13 Stunden
    • ya

      Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 13 Stunden
    • ya

      Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 13 Stunden
    • ya

      Ender HoeflinEnder HoeflinVor 13 Stunden
  • I may have talked about this like one year ago and had a different answer

    Doglover TravisDoglover TravisVor 13 Stunden
  • I hate this so much

    XevichoXevichoVor 13 Stunden
  • So when u rip ur bun into 2 ( I know it’s happened to me more then once 😂) by accident then I guess it’s now a sandwich by accident!

    liz Ponceliz PonceVor 13 Stunden
  • 1:00 thats what she said

    XtremeGamer972XtremeGamer972Vor 13 Stunden
  • Am i the only one who’s confused by the fact that the United States Department of Agriculture only is focused on labeling Meat, Poultry, and Egg products? Those aren’t agricultural…? Are they…? Am I stupid…?

    The_Weaver’s_BladeThe_Weaver’s_BladeVor 13 Stunden
  • *cries in Hufflepuff*

    The Woodly CreatureThe Woodly CreatureVor 13 Stunden
  • It's pronounced "Wooster" Massachusetts not Warchester Massachusetts.

    Ray RuckusRay RuckusVor 13 Stunden
Food Theory: What Makes a Sandwich a Sandwich?