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Ike’s Place is notorious for its fabulous sandwiches as much for its lengthy lines.  (“My advice to you is to call in 2-3 hours ahead of time,” one of the employees told a first-timer.  “Otherwise, it’s one helluva long wait.”)  It’s gotten so problematic that the owner decided to shut down the joint early to appease the disgruntled neighbors.  Thus, I decided to come early.  Really early.  10:40 AM early just in case the line was mad long, and I need to hold my friend’s and my place in line.  (She was running an errand, so she was arriving later.)  However, it was anything but that.  In fact, the street was quiet with Ike’s employees taking turns for a cigarette break.

When my friend arrived, we deliberated and settled on the popular choices.  My friend picked “Name of the Girl I am Dating” (Halal Chicken Breast, Honey Mustard, Avocado, Pepper Jack) while I picked “Eli Manning” (Halal Chicken Breast, Zesty Garlic and Herb Sauce, Mushrooms, Avocado, Cheddar).  Haha, such masculine names, but they’re amusing!  It seems like the thing to do for a quirky anti-establishment kind of business :)

With no place to sit at the shop, we ventured off to find an appropriate place to eat…


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