We Want to Eat This Decadently Meaty Mac 'n Cheese Sandwich Every Single Day

You'll need a bib (make that two) to tackle this juice-bomb of a sandwich.

Smokin'-good, Central Texas-style ‘cue may be what Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque in Houston is known for, but that's not all the restaurant has to offer.

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If the alluring maple-syrup-glazed pork spare ribs, beef rib burnt ends coated in sweet barbecue sauce, tender hot-and-fast brisket and colossal Saturday-only, bone-in beef ribs don’t get your attention, the Elkins sandwich surely will.

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Pitmaster Wesley Jurena, who cut his teeth on the competitive barbecue circuit and started Pappa Charlie’s out of a small trailer, gets creative with the hearty meatloaf sandwich, so good it rivals the brisket and ribs. But while meatloaf often gets a bad rap for being hum-drum, this isn’t your middle-school cafeteria recipe. 

Jurena ups the ante with a bacon-wrapped version, smoked and served between two slices of crunchy toasted bread. And that's not all. Tuck a napkin into your collar and get ready to drool: The slab of meatloaf, drizzled with tangy barbecue sauce, is served atop a mound of housemade mac ‘n cheese that combines five cheeses: cheddar, mozzarella, provolone, Asiago and fontina. In short, this is the mother of all meatloaf sandwiches. 

Let's be honest: There's no need to settle for just meatloaf, or just mac ‘n cheese, when you can have both. At the same time.

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