Food & Drink

In Defense of the Meatloaf Sandwich: The Real Representation of Hoosier Food

Published On 03/31/2016 Published On 03/31/2016
Thrillist illustrations, meatloaf sandwich
Jason Hoffman/Thrillist

It should be as individual and handmade as Hoosiers are, not wide and flavorless like people accuse us of being.


Bad tenderloin, even with good toppings, tastes like a hot macramé shoe moments after it sheds its hippie.


If we’re going to have a representational sandwich, it should be made of something pretty much all Hoosiers grew up with in their home kitchens.