Chēba Hut

I’m in all probability a person of only a handful of people who went by way of school and grad school in the 1970s with no ever smoking pot. I’ll likely be invited to be a keynote speaker someday.

It’s not like I was vice adverse. My dorm area experienced a lot of illicitness inside. Just not pot.

So a lot of the insider-jokes and terminology on the menu at Chēba Hut, a marijuana-themed sandwich shop, could possibly be shed on me. (Most, but not all – some of the potheads on my ground ended up my finest close friends, so I experienced it secondhand, so to speak.)

Cheba sign

To be distinct, there is no pot or THC or or CBD in any of the food stuff this is basically a weed-themed cafe. Menu items and other references are only intended as winks and nudges (the word cheeba signifies cannabis).

So you will see the “toasted subs” with names like Jamaican Pink, Acapulco Gold and Dank, or a vegetarian option named Magic Mushroom, which actions off the theme a bit future franchisees are invited to “own a joint.”

The superior information is, the builders didn’t just put all of their efforts into being sweet. They also were decided, evidently, to make fantastic sandwiches.

They commence with excellent bread, as all sandwiches must. The Parisian style white, complete wheat or garlic herb rolls are baked, in accordance to the web page, “by a bakery that has been in the business for over 50 years.” That would appear to propose that the bread is not baked regionally. (The unique Chēba Hut is in Tempe, Ariz., house of ASU, the country’s most significant college it stands to purpose that Orlando’s is in the vicinity of UCF, the country’s 2nd-most significant.) In truth, a supervisor confirmed that the bread is delivered in – the enterprise uses Vie de France – but that did not have an affect on the good quality of the sandwiches I sampled.

Cheba Italian

I purchased the La Canna, a just take on an Italian sub with smoked ham, Genoa salami and prosciutto with provolone and black olives, which gave it a muffuletta form of flavory, furthermore lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles. It also had Chēba Shake, a proprietary blend that is parmesan cheese dependent and on just about all of the sandwiches, moreover a mild vinaigrette.

Cheba kali

I also had the Kali Mist, a spicy option with thinly sliced turkey breast, bacon and a chipotle infused mayo. There had been nice chunks of avocado and pepper jack cheese, which also gave it a little bit of a kick (jalapeño peppers aided, way too). The two sandwiches ended up good but I favored the Italian a small much more.

Sandwiches are out there in a few sizes: nug (four-inch), pinner (8-inch) and blunt (12-inch). (See, appropriate there, I would have assumed blunt would be the shortest.)

There had been 3 or 4 staff powering the counter when I dropped in to area my purchase but only 1 human being seemed to be producing sandwiches. So it took about 12 minutes soon after putting the purchase for my title to be identified as to occur to the counter to decide on it up. The team have been all amiable and every single wore a mask that remaining their noses exposed. (There’s a cause Covid checks use a nasal swab.)

Cheba counter

There is sufficient space indoors if you want to eat your sandwiches there. And there is even a individual bar with a number of beers on faucet, ideal for although you are ready for your buy.

You feel I’d say no to a cold beer? What are you, superior?

Chēba Hut is at 12100 E. Colonial Generate, Orlando (map). It is open for lunch and dinner everyday. The cellular phone range is 407-250-4120.