Food Theory: What Makes a Sandwich a Sandwich?

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    What is a sandwich? Most probably think that is an easy answer. You've eaten MANY sandwiches in your life, right? Well Food Theorists, you may have partaken of tons of food you never knew were a sandwich. Today we are taking the "rules" of what makes a sandwich and seeing what other foods qualify. That hotdog? Your favorite pizza? All sandwiches! Watch to find out why!
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    Writers: Matthew Patrick, Luke Barats, and Justin Kuiper
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  • Max Browning
    Max Browning 6 دقائق قبل

    couldn't it be classified as a meat sub

  • Kara Harkins
    Kara Harkins 34 دقائق قبل

    So what will the fourth theory channel be? Guesses?

  • Harry and friends
    Harry and friends 40 دقائق قبل

    Think you got the thumbnail wrong that’s a pizza not a sandwich

  • Kara Harkins
    Kara Harkins 43 دقائق قبل

    Were-chest-er? Woostah!!!

  • Kimi neko Gaming
    Kimi neko Gaming 54 دقائق قبل

    Hufflepuffs are offended

  • Darrianne Spires
    Darrianne Spires ساعات قبل

    Copying Mythical Kitchen now, are we?

  • Megan Lewis
    Megan Lewis ساعات قبل

    Wow, there's still Harry Potter memes. Ah, my nostalgia.

  • Loopy Galaxy
    Loopy Galaxy 2 ساعات قبل +1

    Is ketchup a smoothie?

  • Pugzy Gaming
    Pugzy Gaming 2 ساعات قبل +1

    no ketup no cheese

  • Yo Human Frisk
    Yo Human Frisk 2 ساعات قبل

    Here is the obvious solution to your issues, MatPat. Just follow the cube rule of food

  • Harry Fowles
    Harry Fowles 2 ساعات قبل +1

    Is a nice cream sandwich a sand witch and is a choc ice a sandwich

  • Lamar Ferguson
    Lamar Ferguson 2 ساعات قبل


  • Lamar Ferguson
    Lamar Ferguson 3 ساعات قبل


  • Harry Bostock
    Harry Bostock 3 ساعات قبل

    I'm breaking the hot dog law then because I have mayo and ketchup but not toghter I have them sepret

  • AsianKoolAid00
    AsianKoolAid00 3 ساعات قبل

    Conspiracy Theory: Matpat works for the food industry and just made this channel for us to get hungry.

  • Puppymax 1298
    Puppymax 1298 3 ساعات قبل

    As long as the topping isn't more bread what about double decker sandwiches

  • the ranch brothers
    the ranch brothers 3 ساعات قبل

    Learn to pronounce
    See definitions in:
    an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them, eaten as a light meal.
    "a ham sandwich"
    relating to a sandwich course.
    "the degree includes a sandwich year"
    insert or squeeze (someone or something) between two other people or things, typically in a restricted space or so as to be uncomfortable.
    "the girl was sandwiched between two burly men in the back of the car"

  • MrGuyGoneGamer
    MrGuyGoneGamer 4 ساعات قبل

    Domics did it first...

  • Flareon king
    Flareon king 4 ساعات قبل

    I'm a hufflepuff. And im a proud pufflefluff. Yes, Pufflefluff.

  • Kaelan Kim
    Kaelan Kim 4 ساعات قبل

    Wait if hotdogs are sandwiches then what about sub sandwiches or philycheese steak? because sometimes they are one piece of bread

  • Kaelan Kim
    Kaelan Kim 5 ساعات قبل

    So... is a pie a sandwich?

  • Gamespective
    Gamespective 5 ساعات قبل

    I've eaten a loaf of bread wrapping around a sausage, and my family calls it a hotdog.
    Hotdog = sandwich, sandwich = hotdog, quesadilla = sandwich. tomato tomato~

  • Dirty Comment
    Dirty Comment 5 ساعات قبل

    New title:
    Are glizzies AYO ? or delicious?

  • Мауи Dp
    Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل

    17:50 you really shouldn’t do that.

  • jessica is here
    jessica is here 5 ساعات قبل

    a hot dogs a roll

  • Мауи Dp
    Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل +5

    Glad that Mexican restaurant didn’t get sued.

  • Мауи Dp
    Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل +3

    Aren’t hotdogs like bratwurst or sausage.
    Just classify hotdogs as a type of bratwurst or sausage.

  • Мауи Dp
    Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل +1

    I’m waiting for the chicken tenders episode.

  • AGuyNamedSmith
    AGuyNamedSmith 6 ساعات قبل +1

    I'm too high for this episode

  • Alexander Altanian
    Alexander Altanian 6 ساعات قبل +1

    Too many people are focusing on the bread aspect. Let me ponder another question, and this one goes out to everyone who knows this: Sausage - real sausage, not hot dogs- with sauteéd peppers and onions on a bun - the same bun you'd use for hotdogs. Is this a sandwich, yes, or no?

    • Мауи Dp
      Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل +1

      I think sausage/bratwurst/hotdogs
      deserve there own category of food.

  • Brittany Luck
    Brittany Luck 6 ساعات قبل

    15:30 By that definition, a Subway Meatball sub is not a sandwich either. And honestly, are Subway sandwiches, sandwiches? I worked there. The bread is literally just one piece of bread (like a bun). And none of them are buttered.

  • Bleubunn
    Bleubunn 7 ساعات قبل

    By 2026 matpat will have made the next piece of the theory puzzle

    ARMY OF PIGLETS 7 ساعات قبل

    My reasoning for a hotdog not being a sandwich: The two pieces of bread (in a sandwich) cover two sides of the fillings. In a hotdog, the fillings are covered on three sides. Also, there is only one piece of bread in a hotdog. The two sides of the bun aren’t separated. I would like to think that hotdogs are in the same family as tacos.

  • Scawsome
    Scawsome 8 ساعات قبل

    I dunno, a chicken wing is a meat product surrounded by breading... sounds like a sandwich to me

  • Dino Boi
    Dino Boi 8 ساعات قبل

    Heavy watches this video and looks at his sandwich like

  • Alex Warner
    Alex Warner 8 ساعات قبل +1

    My definition of a sandwich:
    A food item where two slices of bread or a bun acts as the utensil by which the consumer eats the foodstuffs (usually meat, cheese, vegetables, and/or fruits or fruit spreads) inside.

    • Мауи Dp
      Мауи Dp 5 ساعات قبل +1

      And a wrap is separate from a sandwich.
      It is the ingredients of a sandwich inside of a Tortilla

  • Connor O'Boyle
    Connor O'Boyle 8 ساعات قبل

    We don't need to grow individual ingredients for grilled cheese when I can just go outside and slap some bread on cow udders, then put the cow in a washing machine.
    I feel so smart.

  • King Of Red Leopards
    King Of Red Leopards 8 ساعات قبل

    Except going by the dictionary right now, they are included as a sandwich

    • King Of Red Leopards
      King Of Red Leopards 8 ساعات قبل

      @bouytt guyt Don't see what that has to do with what I said. Just pointing out that Merriam Webster has a different definition for sandwich right now than the one used in the video.

    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt 8 ساعات قبل

      so y'all never make a pbj on one slice of bread and fold it in half then??

  • Raymond Gonzalez
    Raymond Gonzalez 9 ساعات قبل


    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt 8 ساعات قبل

      I want your forth channel to be CONSPIRACY THEORY!!!!!

  • Random animations For fun
    Random animations For fun 9 ساعات قبل

    Please stop making me questions life....Like now I’m thinking if you put any liquid into a bowl the add chunks of some kind of item is it a soup? Does that make cereal a soup....I need answers!

  • mahziel
    mahziel 9 ساعات قبل

    Mat Pat: I don't think I've ever had to declare my footsies when filing taxes
    Me: part of the money the government makes from you, generally via taxation, rates, and fines, goes towards up keep for sidewalks. Furthermore when walking people tend to wear socks / shoes or otherwise risk needing more bandages and foot care products (note "more" not "or"). And guess what... You get charged gst on those.
    Not only are you being taxed for walking, you get taxed for walking even if you don't walk, and more if you walk more. You can't avoid being charged for it.

  • braden7180
    braden7180 9 ساعات قبل

    I think there needs to be more allowance for gray areas. Things that are technically sandwiches by definition but calling them sandwiches, and classifying them as sandwiches, doesn’t work.

  • Diriector_Doc
    Diriector_Doc 9 ساعات قبل

    Is Raman a soup? I mean by definition, a soup is a liquid dish made by boiling its contents, which describes Ramen. However, if you go to Japan and ask everyone there if Ramen is a soup, what would they say?

  • tjl
    tjl 9 ساعات قبل

    But, what about a Jaffa cake? Is it a cake, or a biscuit?

  • Ekt01Lbt
    Ekt01Lbt 9 ساعات قبل

    We finally know.

  • chillpuppy51543 t
    chillpuppy51543 t 9 ساعات قبل

    Is water wet

  • Death By Unicorn
    Death By Unicorn 9 ساعات قبل

    It cannot be a taco unless that "taco" shell is crispy. Although a sandwich is comprised of two SEPARATE pieces of bread product. Hotdogs are thus their own category. Open-faced "sandwiches" are actually hotdogs if they are folded. Folded pizza? That's a pizza hotdog my friend.

  • Nom8Nom
    Nom8Nom 10 ساعات قبل

    Or is a taco a hotdog

  • Iwasneverhere
    Iwasneverhere 10 ساعات قبل

    A sandwich is a means for the Earl of Sandwich to eat his meat whilst gambling without getting the meat on his fingers and thereby leaving his hands clean to hold his cards without ruining them.
    A Hotdog is a sandwich but a Sloppy Joe is not

  • Ekt01Lbt
    Ekt01Lbt 10 ساعات قبل

    The only thing I use ketchup for is hotdogs. Nothing else. I find out the Council of Hotdogs says that it isn't a topping. lE gAsp!

  • Asiah Brown
    Asiah Brown 10 ساعات قبل

    Matpat I can honestly say that I LOVE this new channel, I’ve been here for every channel and this had been a great new addition. I can’t wait for what’s next🥰🥰🥰keep up the great work❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • ICY wifey
    ICY wifey 10 ساعات قبل +2

    Im not the only one that searched up if the national sausage and hot dog council is true

    it is

  • Tom 361
    Tom 361 11 ساعات قبل

    7:12 did anyone else realize that IS THE FORTH CHANNEL.

  • kaleb polly
    kaleb polly 11 ساعات قبل

    I want your forth channel to be CONSPIRACY THEORY!!!!!

  • he4rt5
    he4rt5 11 ساعات قبل

    so y'all never make a pbj on one slice of bread and fold it in half then??

  • Hello Chan
    Hello Chan 11 ساعات قبل

    I am a idiot sandwich

  • Megan Elizabeth
    Megan Elizabeth 12 ساعات قبل

    I will die on the hill that a hot dog is essentially a sub, a submarine sandwich, and is thus a sandwich. I wouldn't consider it a taco unless it has a tortilla as the bread

  • Tank Rocks60
    Tank Rocks60 12 ساعات قبل

    a sub only has on so its not a sandwich

  • NenuBoo
    NenuBoo 12 ساعات قبل

    He Matt, you just named that last ring of yours: Conspiracy Theory.

  • Henrik Arnold
    Henrik Arnold 12 ساعات قبل

    I think you are just overanalyzing food

  • Ashlyn Davis
    Ashlyn Davis 12 ساعات قبل

    Oof. I allredy love this channal!

  • Sensei FN Pirates
    Sensei FN Pirates 12 ساعات قبل

    It's a glizzy not a hotdog

  • Kenny Ford
    Kenny Ford 12 ساعات قبل

    Is it sandwiched between two pieces of bread? Or sandwiched between anything? It's a sandwich...

  • BananaBoi
    BananaBoi 12 ساعات قبل

    food theory is this a joke

  • Chazdell Walker
    Chazdell Walker 12 ساعات قبل

    Hey, hey, hey...what are you trying to say about my Hogwarts House MattPatt...? Also...Pssh...That Hotdog and Sausage Council sounds confused....they didn't even include sauerkraut...smh

  • HumDog
    HumDog 13 ساعات قبل

    MatPat: “The wiener is filled with something resembling meat that no one can entirely vouch for”
    Hebrew National: Hold my Manischewitz...

  • Michael Good
    Michael Good 13 ساعات قبل

    Now we need Film Theory to figure out which will be the next Theory channel. Since we have Film Theory, Game Theory, and this, Food Theory. WHAT IS THE FOURTH THEORY CHANNEL!?!?

  • Cartridge gamer 64
    Cartridge gamer 64 13 ساعات قبل +1

    Music theory Next?

  • Rudraksh Gupta
    Rudraksh Gupta 13 ساعات قبل

    But a hot dog IS a taco

  • Kurei
    Kurei 13 ساعات قبل

    But, is cereal soup? (Yes)

  • Gav P
    Gav P 13 ساعات قبل

    What is the blue part in the logo

  • Abigail Abigail
    Abigail Abigail 13 ساعات قبل

    It’s kinda amazing that people actully go to court for this kinda stuff 😂

  • ann ellie
    ann ellie 14 ساعات قبل

    The art of the trade
    How the sausage gets made

  • Gamercolton 132
    Gamercolton 132 14 ساعات قبل


  • Bozumi
    Bozumi 14 ساعات قبل

    5:25 I found Waldo.

  • Sangius
    Sangius 14 ساعات قبل

    now I am hungry

  • RG Roblox
    RG Roblox 14 ساعات قبل +1

    To me, a sandwich is just some food, stuffed between a pair of another type of food

  • Jack Lazzaro
    Jack Lazzaro 14 ساعات قبل

    I wonder if those Worcestor (which some pronounce "wooh-stir" in Massachusetts) workers are watching this video right now?

  • Renato Ernesto
    Renato Ernesto 14 ساعات قبل

    Here in Chile and many other parts of the world and in some families in the u.s we eat hot dogs with more than just the dog and the bun, I mostly eat "Italian" hotdogs, those being with avocado, tomatoes, and mayo because the make the flag of Italy.
    This just adds up to how broad these terms are.

  • Nerdworms
    Nerdworms 14 ساعات قبل

    Worcester is prounounced wi-ster

  • Sushi Pianozz
    Sushi Pianozz 15 ساعات قبل

    My classification of a sandwich is any filling that is placed between two of the same ingredients and my definition of an open faced sandwich is a sandwich but one of the two ingredients outside of the filling is purposefully not included though originally was included and classified as a sandwich before hand meaning a hotdog is a sandwich a taco is and a burrito is but not pizza

  • zack pap attack
    zack pap attack 15 ساعات قبل

    What he doesn't answer is if it's a taco

  • LitXking Gamer
    LitXking Gamer 15 ساعات قبل

    This is straight facts he’s literally saying straight facts

  • Rainbow Gacha
    Rainbow Gacha 15 ساعات قبل

    Matpat: chicken wings exctra

  • Griffin Neilsen
    Griffin Neilsen 16 ساعات قبل

    wow calling out the hufflepuffs here. gees man go easy on me please

  • Lorrie Johnson
    Lorrie Johnson 16 ساعات قبل

    Is goldfish a fish

  • Kanniese Chen
    Kanniese Chen 16 ساعات قبل

    OMG, why is there a hot dog ad in the middle of this video...

  • Marek Hryc
    Marek Hryc 16 ساعات قبل

    If a chicken wing is breaded it would classify as a sandwich as it's surrounded by bread, like a pita, wrap or burrito.

  • Olivia Montgomery
    Olivia Montgomery 16 ساعات قبل

    an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other filling between them, eaten as a light meal.
    "a ham sandwich"

  • EnvY
    EnvY 16 ساعات قبل

    Me:eating chicken wings
    Stranger:hey nice sandwich

  • lukeDINO / CookedOnion73
    lukeDINO / CookedOnion73 16 ساعات قبل +1

    Person: GIVE ME A SANDWICH! Me: (gives chicken wing) Person: uhhhhhh wut? Me:(shows this video)

  • Nunber X1, The Xyz Master
    Nunber X1, The Xyz Master 16 ساعات قبل

    I made a hot dog while watching this.

  • terri622
    terri622 16 ساعات قبل

    That moment when you’ve never eaten a sandwich

  • tymemaster
    tymemaster 17 ساعات قبل

    Well people thinks that both poultry and fish aren't meat but they are

  • Muse the Insomniac
    Muse the Insomniac 17 ساعات قبل


  • GhostInTime
    GhostInTime 17 ساعات قبل

    And after this video I shall call everything "Food"

  • oscaval5
    oscaval5 18 ساعات قبل

    hot dog is hot dog

  • Kelly Ligman
    Kelly Ligman 18 ساعات قبل

    The next theory should be space theory (never knew I had a channel until now) 😳

  • Dani
    Dani 18 ساعات قبل

    u can take hot dog bun and put salami in it which does not make it a sandwhich

  • Sal Amander
    Sal Amander 18 ساعات قبل

    By that definition, most hoagies aren’t sandwiches because they aren’t typically made on two slices of bread