I'm not much of a list-maker, but this has to be one of the five best sandwiches in Seattle. New Phinney restaurant Martino's does a lot of stuff right, but Jesus Christ, the Santa Maria tri-tip steak sandwich is a whole different level. It's got all the right ingredients—a Macrina roll, tender grass-fed beef, fresh vegetables—arranged in just the right way. The steak is lightly smoked, doused in a chimichurri sauce, and covered with a tomato-and-onion salsa. I almost cried the first time I bit into this sandwich. It's that good. (Martino's Smoked Meats & Neighborhood Eatery, 7410 Greenwood Ave N, martinosseattle.com, 11 am–9 pm, $10)

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