Drove to Sausage King to pick up a quick lunch today..
Close friends had told me they served little sandwiches on a roll which either I never knew or was a relatively new thing.
I did always think that if Sausage King had a small propane grill up front cooking up some of their meats I'd be so all over it.
Mmm, my favorite Weisswurst. According to the lady behind the counter it is occasionally listed here as Bockwurst.
I'll have to come back for them. I needed to order up a few of those little meat sandwiches to bring over to friends (who just had their first baby.. Congrats G.R.A.!!).
Today's special was a German Meat Loaf. The lady spoke out the actual German name of it but for the life of me I can't recall. Might have been because as I was trying to put the name to memory I was distracted by a tasty sample given.
Was still warm from being just made up fresh. It was like an airy low sodium quality Bologna, but with a coarser texture maybe closer to Spam or luncheon meat. The flavoring was simple but good.
These smaller sandwiches ($3) come on chewy sesame rolls with choice of mustard and mayo spread on it if you like. One with the Pepper Meat Loaf for friend as a request, and I chose the fresh Meat Loaf for his Missus. Head Cheese for me.
On hindsight probably best to mix and match meats cause I didn't know it would be packed with so much of it.
The pic above was a result from the classic sandwich fillings being pushed out as you eat but still.. Anyhow the Head Cheese here was not very gelatinous but more livery in texture with pieces of what looked like tongue (could've been heart), hard boiled egg yolks, and few pickled vegetables. Reminds me to mention that we also had them with some pickles picked up here previously in a pickle jar. Was a perfect match.
A few landjaeger links for the road back ($1 a link). Like good pepperoni as described on Dave's Cupboard, if you air dry them for a few days the flavors become more intense. Also doubles as a great air freshener for your car.. ;)
Just kidding of course and should be stored wrapped in paper in a cool location with good air circulation. Hey it's almost Oktoberfest! :)
Sausage King, 811 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103