Cravings: Relish the Reuben

March madness brings with it a hankering for the warm, gooey goodness of a perfectly made Reuben

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March madness brings with it a hankering for the warm, gooey goodness of a perfectly made Reuben

74th Street Ale House
The piping-hot 74th Street Red Reuben is made with Boar’s Head lean corned beef braised in Blackthorn Hard Cider, sliced and piled onto rye bread along with Swiss cheese, pickled red cabbage and house-made spicy Thousand Island dressing. Greenwood, 7401 Greenwood Ave. N; 206.784.2955. $

The Other Coast Café

The supersized Reuben sandwich begins with razor-thin slices of Boar’s Head pastrami, piled with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, mustard and Thousand Island dressing. Everything is heaped onto giant slices of rye bread and served hot. Multiple locations, including Ballard, 5315 Ballard Ave. NW; 206.789.0936. $

The Essential Bakery Café
The vegetarian Portabella Mushroom Reuben comes with Swiss cheese, house-made Russian dressing and red cabbage sauerkraut. It’s served grilled and hot on Essential Bakery’s organic roasted-onion caraway rye bread. Multiple locations, including Wallingford, 1604 N 34th St.; 206.545.0444. ¢

Roxy’s Diner
The delicious classic Reuben isn't all you'll find at Roxy's: For something a little different, try Roxy’s Reuben Spring Rolls. These non-traditional members of the Reuben family are made by stuffing pastrami, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut into a crispy egg-roll casing. Fremont, 462 N 36th St.; 206.632.3963. $

Market House Meats
Half a pound of Market House Meats’ corned beef is piled onto slices of marble rye and topped with traditional sauerkraut. Thousand Island dressing and Swiss cheese finish off the classic Reuben.  Downtown, 1124 Howell St.; 206.624.9248. ¢

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