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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
5.0
6.5
$10
Fine, but the least inspiring of Seattle’s fleet of food carts

The concept behind Maximus/Minimus seems simple. There are only three dishes: a pulled-pork sandwich, a vegetarian sandwich, and pork with pozole. Sides include slaw and chips. There are two beverages and two desserts.

But there’s much more to the concept: each selection is available in either Maximus (hot and spicy) or Minimus (sweet and tangy) versions. For example, the Minimus sauce on the pork sandwich has molasses, tamarind, and honey and forgoes the hot peppers of the Maximus.

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From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
5.0
$15
The pork at this tin shack is the best thing between slices of bread in Seattle

Shove a huge pile of expertly grilled pork, thick-cut caramelized onions, jalapeños, and cilantro into a Macrina Bakery baguette slathered in garlicky mayo, and you’ve got the five-napkin enterprise that is Paseo’s signature sandwich.

Most people order the original beast or Paseo’s slight twist on a typical Cuban sandwich, but the menu includes everything from garlicky seared scallops or tofu to the “Onion Obsession,” which is simply those melt-in-the-mouth caramelized onions with some tapenade and cilantro on a baguette. And… [More]