Is this Maryland's best sandwich?

  • Proclaiming itself as having "World Class Pit Beef," Pioneer Pit Beef in Woodlawn serves up hearty sandwiches and fries.
Proclaiming itself as having "World Class Pit Beef,"…
August 07, 2012|By Richard Gorelick | The Baltimore Sun

Is this Maryland's best sandwich (pictured above)? It sure looks great. Food Network Magazine has proclaimed the pit beef sandwich at Pioneer Pit Beef the single must-try sandwich in Maryland.

The Pit Beef sandwich joins 49 other notables in the feature "50 Sandwiches, 50 States," available on newsstands Tuesday and online at

On the Pit Beef sandwich, the editors write: “’Pit beef’ is Baltimore’s slang for this beloved classic: sliced slow-grilled beef piled high on a soft kaiser bun.”  The sandwich is available for $5.50 at 1600 N. Rolling Road.


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