The inventor of the sandwich can be considered by John Montagu, the Fourth Earl of Sandwich. Legend goes that he was a gambler and demanded meat between two slices of bread so he wouldnt have to get up from his games. he demanded that he bring a light snack in the form of meat between two slices of bread. Friends of John were also ordered a snack, they really liked it. John Montagu
Every people have devised their own type of sandwich. For example, the French were to him add various sauces and pastes.
The Germans, think of the name "butterbrot"- "bread and butter", they are also invented add as a filling of sausage, to do which were great masters.
Americans under a sandwich at all imply the multi-layered structure with meat, tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise.
But the fact that a sandwich in the literal sense of conquered the whole world and became the most popular and mass food.
In the English city of Sandwich from may 12 will be held festival dedicated to the 250-anniversary of the world- famous snack. Guests and residents of the city will be able to see a play about the legend of the sandwich, listen to the music of the 18th century, to visit the fair of sandwiches and participate in competitions on preparation of sandwiches.