The news that theSpicy Pickle outpost near the University of Denver has closed
came as no big surprise to readers.
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Fact is, many sandwich lovers think the spice went out of the Spicy Pickle long ago. EPL, for example:
Bring back the Boars Head meats and maybe your shops will stop closing. Back around 2004 or so, I'd eat at the Colorado Blvd. shop quite a bit. First time I went after the meat change, the sandwich was bad and I never went back. Sounds like I was on to something.
You won't find Spicy Pickle on our list of the "Five best spots for sandwiches." But are there other sandwich joints that could be contenders?