Was Casey Sheehan's fate sealed when he dressed as a sandwich for Halloween back in 1989?

 

Casey wanted to be sandwich back in 1989. So his Mom made it happen. By the way, that's an olive with a toothpick through it on his head.

Casey Sheehan

Fast forward to 2012 when Casey opened up The Local Press on Woodfords Street in Portland.

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The name is clever once you realize that Casey and his crew of sammich magicians offer about a dozen different paninis! I went with the Beacon Street: turkey, avocado, local tomatoes, organic red onion, provolone, mayo, and hot red pepper jelly that made this sandwich one of the best ever. Plus, who doesn't love a panini? Oh, you? Don't worry - they have a cold sandwich selection too with lots of natural ingredients and just a damn good sandwich.

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I also grabbed a huge slice of pecan gooey cheesecake (made there) and Casey threw in some soup! I don't even know what it was. It was a spicy curry veggie delightfulness. Now, I'm trying to be good about what I eat. It was very hard to resist the special of the day - a 'Poutini'. Yes, Boarshead roast beef with POUTINE!

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It's a local favorite. Yes, this sandwich AND this sandwich shop. I love, love, love a good sandwich and a panini? Well, I'm a fan. Careful what you dress up as for Halloween - you may be sealing your fate!

 

 

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