Sando, that's a pretty strange name for a sandwich. Pretty sure you've never heard of a sandwich with THC before either, until now.

The hero, hoagie, a submarine sandwich, open-faced, pocket sandwich, finger, ice cream sandwiches. The club, the Cuban, and the monte cristo. Don't forget the dagwood, the Denver, and the Elvis, too.

Some of those sandwich names may sound familiar to you, and some may not.

It's a pretty safe bet that you've never heard of the sandwich that's getting all kinds of buzz in Chicago and it sounds delicious, but the big question that many ask when they first hear its name is,

Will eating this sandwich get me high?

The answer is,



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You absolutely will feel a certain way after eating this sandwich but you won't be getting high. The THC in this popular Chicago sandwich is not tetrahydrocannabinol (the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. The sandwich's THC is the main ingredient, tandoori honey fried chicken.

The THC Sando at Wazwan Chicago

Midwest Living just named the THC Sando on the 10 trendiest sandwiches in Chicago, and it's not difficult to see why people are raving about this sandwich.

What is the THC Sando at Wazwan Chicago

Tandoori honey fried chicken, gochujang (red chili paste) aioli (mayo, sour cream, and garlic), ach ara (pickled green papaya), and served on a brioche bun.

Having never been to Wazwan yet, just like you, I'm getting kind of excited to check it out.

Once I saw a picture of this THC Sando, I had to start finding out what Wazwan is all about. Wazwan Chicago is inspired by the Kashmiri culinary tradition of the same name. The intense flavors of India & South East Asia with classic French cooking techniques. From Wazwan's Facebook page,

We call it new-wave South Asian cuisine.

The restaurant is located at 1742 W Division St. Wazwan is open six days a week, closed on Mondays.

Wawan's menu looks like several return adventures.

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