While San Francisco's Mission District may be more well known for its burritos and tacos, it's no slouch in the Mexican sandwich section either. Today we continue our search for the best sandwich in San Francisco's Mission District with tortas and pambazos.
La Torta Gorda
I spent five weeks this summer living in San Francisco's Mission District, going to bars that let my dogs roam free, making plans for big hiking trips, and pretending that I was going to learn to surf. Instead, I mostly ate sandwiches. Lots of sandwiches. Over 50 of 'em, from 23 different sandwich shops—that's every single self-proclaimed sandwich shop in The Mission, and then some. Here is my totally personal list of the 9 best sandwiches in the neighborhood.