Gerber sandwich

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Gerber sandwich
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Gerber sandwich
Place of origin United States
Region or state St. Louis, Missouri
Cookbook: Gerber sandwich  Media: Gerber sandwich

The Gerber is an open faced sandwich made in St. Louis, Missouri. The Gerber consists of a half section of Italian or French bread, spread with garlic butter and topped with ham, and Provel or Provolone cheese, seasoned with a sprinkling of paprika and then toasted.

First made by the local family-owned Ruma's Deli, and named in 1973 after a customer called Dick Gerber, the sandwich has been duplicated by many other St. Louis restaurants.[1]

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  1. ^ "Gerbergate". 

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