Heaven in Vermont Grilled Cheese

This recipe comes from Cabot and our friends at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, which Blast is proud to sponsor! Ingredients 1 tablespoon Cabot Salted Butter 4 slices whole wheat bread, preferably organic 4 ounces Cabot Seriously Sharp Cheddar, sliced 6 slices applewood smoked bacon, cooked until crisp 2 teaspoons maple syrup Directions Melt butter in […]

All-Star Kalamata Olive Salad

Here’s a recipe from Johnny Diamantopoulos, Executive Chef and Owner at All-Star Sandwich Bar and the soon-to-open All-Star Pizza Bar. This olive salad is perfect condiment for a New Orleans’ style Po Boy, or any sandwich. All you have to do is combine all the ingredients in a bowl, then you can put it on […]

Davio’s Lobster Rolls

Ingredients 6 finger rolls top sliced 12 oz. coarse chopped lobster knuckle/claw meat 3 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. finely chopped chives 1 cup finely shaved iceberg lettuce salt and ground pepper to taste 1 tbsp. butter Instructions Place lobster, mayo, chives and lemon juice in a stainless steel bowl. Mix well […]

Pastrami from Scratch

Here’s the recipe from the All-Star Sandwich Bar for their house made pastrami. Impress (or annoy) friends by saying “I made this myself.” Ingredients 1 whole trimmed brisket 1 gallon water 1 1/2 cups salt 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 oz. pink salt 1 tbsp. pickling spice 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup honey 2 […]

Atomic Meatloaf Meltdown

This is a legendary menu item from the All-Star Sandwich Bar in Cambridge. The recipe is enough to please your entire extended family and/or party and the Inner Beauty hot sauce can be used on anything. Feel free to serve the meatloaf on its own, as an entree, with mashed potatoes and spinach on the […]


This is one of the most-requested sandwiches at the All Star Sandwich Bar in Cambridge. The MUFFALETTA is a top-seller and makes for a delicious lunch recipe. The MUFFALETTA is the brainchild of Johnny Diamantopoulos. Ingredients For the sandwich: 3 slices Black Forest Ham 3 slices Imported Genoa Salami 3 slices Imported Mortadella 3 slices […]