I miss Doozy’s and its oven-baked sandwiches, particularly the tuna and cheddar. The longtime downtown sandwich shop closed March 15, 2016, joining Firehouse and Goodcents in leaving downtown Lincoln.
Firehouse, however, reopened in East Park, while Goodcents has three other Lincoln locations. But Doozy’s, sadly, is done in Lincoln. There is one in downtown Omaha, near the Orpheum Theater.
Had Doozy’s not closed, it likely would have competed for the top spot on my list of sandwich favorites for Jeff’s Top Five: Second Edition. It was No. 1 when I did a list seven years ago.
Now, the top spot belongs to Danny’s Downtown Deli at the corner of 10th and O streets. Danny’s, too, has become a downtown mainstay, having been in the area since 2001 and at its current location since 2004.
Four of my five picks are one-of-a-kind stores, while No. 3 Bison Witches only has two other locations in the U.S. (Tucson, Arizona, and Norman, Oklahoma).
Bison Witches was a prohibitive favorite among readers, amassing 24.6 percent of the vote. M&N, and its Chicago-style sandwiches, was second at 11.1 percent.
-- Jeff Korbelik
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