The Best Picnic Sandwiches to Pick-up

It's time to eat outside.  Pick-up sandwiches-to-go at these Edmonton hot spots:

Elm Café, #100, 10140 – 117 Street
Perfectly situated in the Oliver neighbourhood, this gem of a café makes delicious sandwiches to go. With one hot and one cold daily feature, your choice is simple.  The menu rotates daily, but you can look forward to yummy sandwiches such as pastrami (swiss, tomato, grain mustard, pickle), roast beet (spinach, hard-boiled egg, chevre, parsley) or curried lamb (feta, hummus, spinach, cucumber). For daily sandwich offerings follow on twitter @elmcafe

Zenari’s, 10180 101 Street
This Italian cafeteria is worth a quick stop to grab a sandwich. The roasted chicken topped with greens and tomatoes served on focaccia bread is delectable. You might want to pick up some desserts while you’re there. For daily menu offerings follow on twitter @zenaris

The Italian Centre, 10878-95 Street
Order killer panini sandwiches made with your choice of hot or mild deli meats, provolone cheese and vegetable spread. Order a side of marinated olives and roasted peppers. For a sweet finish, buy a Portuguese-style custard tart from the bakery. Be inspired with menu ideas on twitter @italiancentre 

Colonel Mustard's, 10802 124 street
This canteen boosts deli, pressed, triple decker and Italian style sandwiches. With fresh combinations like capicollo (provolone, tomatoes and basil served on sourdough) to favourites like the triple-decker club (
turkey, bacon, cheddar, lettuce and tomato on whole wheat bread) and corned beef, this spot is sure to please. There is also a delicious assortment of wraps and vegetarian options.

* image via earlier post on Elm Cafe