Williamsburg & Sandwiches

It may have taken six hours on a train, an entire bag of peanutbutter pretzels, and 200 pages of my book to get there, but I had an awesome time in Williamsburg, VA last weekend.

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As a student living in a city, I always forget how beautiful and open suburban/rural campuses are. I also forget that it’s not normal to have three Starbucks on campus…but I think the fresh air makes that worth it!

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My cousin goes to school in Williamsburg and she was an excellent tour guide for the weekend. I always forget that not every college is like mine, if that makes sense. People were so friendly and preppy and relaxed (not that they aren’t here! Just… not as much). I kept saying “WOW THERE ARE SO MANY TREES!” and “OHMYGOD IT’S SO CUTE!” I mean, the view out of her dorm is of this adorable little house and some flowers. Mine is of…Chiptotle and a burger place. It was definitely a nice change of pace.

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One of the best places we went to was the Cheese Shop- apparently known for their sandwiches. I, for one, was impressed with my veggie sandwich.

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Don’t ask me what’s in it because I have no idea (other than AWESOMENESS) but it inspired me to do some sandwich experimentin’ once home. I was making a grilled cheese to accompany my salad for lunch (that’s a lie. I really just wanted to eat the grilled cheese but figured that if I put salad next to it, it would become healthy. Rationalizing is my best quality) when I decided to just put some salad…into…my grilled cheese.

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Honey mustard, (vegan) shredded cheddar, and spinach on multi grain.

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That was on Monday and I’ve officially eaten an entire loaf of bread in the form of these sandwiches. They’re sweet, spicy, melty, and healthy-because-they-have-spinach-in-them-right?

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The salad was surprisingly delicious too: baked tofu, mixed veggies (corn, soybeans, red peppers), and spicy peanut dressing on baby spinach.

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And the snow this weekend is perfect grilled sammich weather, in my opinion. Better go buy another loaf of bread!

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