Nine Charleston restaurants duke it out for the “Best in Bread” sandwich competition

Which Charleston restaurant will come out on top?

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What’s your favorite type of sandwich?

Bodega, the downtown sandwich spot at 23 Ann St., is hosting its second annual “Best in Bread” sandwich competition.

Each week, three chefs will have the chance to show their skills and create a signature sandwich. Attendees will vote for their favorite to advance to a final showdown. The winning restaurant will receive a trophy + grand prize.

Tickets are $25 for each event and $80 if you want to attend all four. Proceeds benefit the local nonprofit Pay It Forward.

First round - today, Jan. 8, 6 p.m.

Baguette Magic: Troy Timpner and Rachel Ball
Indaco: Chef Mark Bolchoz
Renzo: Colin Marcelli

Second round - Monday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m.

Daps Breakfast + Imbibe: Nick Dowling and Jeremiah Schenzel
Storey Farms: Forrest Hogsette
The Drifter: Michael Zentner

Third round - Monday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m.

39 Rue De Jean: Marcus Shell
Ma’am Saab: Maryam Ghaznavi

Finale - Monday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m.

Finale party showdown at Share House