Eating Adventures

Our Weekly Bread: Fat Jack's SuperSubs

The sandwich: The Fax What's on it: Turkey, bacon, choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayo and mustard Where to get it: Fat Jack's SuperSubs (1245 East Colfax Avenue, 303-830-7827 How much: $6.99

I'm a big fan of quality. But dammit, I like quantity, too.

So the name Fat Jack's sounded more and more attractive today as I ravenously watched the lunch hour slip by, fifteen minutes at a time. And when I finally escaped the office and made it to Colfax, I wasn't disappointed.

Located next to the new Video One location, Fat Jack's has more than twenty subs to choose from, all featuring a traditional, freshly baked sub roll that can hold everything inside, even double meat.

Double meat? That's what comes on the Classic Clubs, including The Fax, which is what I went for. The thick layers of turkey, bacon and Swiss cheese were proportioned perfectly, and the red onions were tasty without being overpowering. Interestingly, even the mayonnaise -- an oft-overlooked item -- was really good.

Fat Jack's isn't fancy. It just does the basics, but it does them very well.

For previous sandwich reviews, see the Our Weekly Bread archive.

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Jonathan Shikes is a Denver native who writes about business and beer for Westword.
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