Who doesn’t love a good portable meal? Handheld menu items – from sandwiches to burgers to hot dogs and beyond – are beloved and multipurpose. Whether you’re layering breakfast meats, assembling an on-the-go lunch, or adding some simplicity to a sit-down dinner, handhelds are there to pack a flavorful punch. Here, local restaurants share some of their favorite handheld staples and what makes them special.
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