Coppell Deli savors National Sandwich Day

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer

Crispy bacon, fluffy moist eggs, a salty sausage patty and slices of American cheese. All of these ingredients combine to form the delightful smell and fresh taste of Stubbs Special-the highlight of my weekend. 

National Sandwich Day is celebrated on Nov. 3 annually. The interesting history of National Sandwich Day started when John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, England, asked his servants for a quick meal of two slices of bread with meat between them, since he spent long hours playing at the card table. Lord Sandwich’s gambling friends also ordered “the same as Sandwich”. Thus, the sandwich was born.

Located in Old Town Coppell, Coppell Deli is a local destination for Coppell residents to stop by and enjoy a meal. This location also became a favorite restaurant for Dallas Cowboys players.

Jay Khorrami opened Coppell Deli a few months before Jerry Jones spent $140 million to become the owner of the Cowboys on Feb. 25, 1989. Coppell Deli has been managed for approximately 30 years, after being under construction on Jan. 18, 2016. 

The Coppell Deli is famous for its Stubbs sandwiches menu. A fun fact about this menu: Stubbs was named after the Dallas Cowboys defensive end Daniel Stubbs. I first came in and decided to have Special Stubbs for lunch, hoping to understand why this sandwich became a legend. 

By the time I went to the self-serve water station to fill up my cup after ordering, the Special Stubbs was ready on my table. The Special Stubbs has bacon, sausage, scrambled egg and cheese between two slices of Texas toasted bread. As exhilarated as a child who gets candies on Halloween, I tried a bite of it. The Coppell Deli definitely knows how to make my day extra special with the deliciousness of Special Stubbs.

I enjoyed my sandwich quietly while noticing the pleasure on other customers’ faces.

The communal decorations of the Coppell Deli include pictures of the Dallas Cowboys team, a big screen with a live football game and some posters of football players. This location is absolutely a must-stop for Cowboys fans.

The Coppell Deli is open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Wednesday to Saturday. On Sunday, it is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mark your calendar and stop by the Coppell Deli to celebrate National Sandwich Day on Nov. 3.

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