Was the sandwich indeed invented by a genteel earl averse to smearing mutton gravy on his hand of whist? Did Apicius once enjoy a hoagie made with flamingo tongues, rhinocerous and gold? Alas, we shall never know the answers to these pressing questions. We can, however, take a run at this week's sandwich quiz.
Jonathan Gold quiz: Sandwich time
Bánh mì, the Vietnamese hoagie, comes with many different fillings. This one has sliced BBQ pork, grilled beef, chicken and pickled carrots and cucumbers. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times / March 7, 2013)