Everybody loves a good sandwich, but making a good one is an art. Our next Foodster category will honor those who have dedicated themselves to fine sandwichery.

These are the nominees for Best Sandwich. You may vote for as many as five nominees. You may also write in a candidate, but please, make sure the name isn't already on the list -- if it is, your entry and any subsequent votes for it will be deleted. Also, do not nominate a restaurant with more than three locations.

The top vote getter will advance to the finals.

Nominations will be accepted through July 4.

See the nominees below.

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Photos from Enzo's on the Lake website.

I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of our classic restaurants, venerable dining spots that have withstood the vagaries of the industry and the fickleness of the public to endure and even thrive. Today: Enzo's on the Lake.

Enzo Perlini opened the restaurant in 1980 along with his then wife Jo Anne. They bought a private home on Lake Fairy and converted it from a house to a restaurant. The couple divorced in 2000 but they remained business partners. When Perlini was diagnosed with leukemia, he relinquished day to day operations to Jo Anne. Perlini died in 2006 at the age of 61.

Jo Anne is still at the Longwood restaurant. So are a lot of servers who have been working there for decades. And Enzo's has maintained a loyal base of customers, many of who drive great distances to dine there. When I wrote Perlini's obituary for the Orlando Sentinel, I quoted a couple who said they drove to Longwood every weekend from Daytona Beach just to dine at Enzo's on the Lake.

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What made it all so particularly galling was who started it. What made it so satisfying was who ended it.

For those not part of the Twitterverse and for those who may have missed this particular tweet storm (easy to do these days), Brett Anderson, the restaurant critic for the Times-Picayune newspaper in New Orleans who was attending a journalism conference in Orlando last week, made a prejudiced and stereotypical lament on his Twitter feed:

Of course, New Orleans, as a community, has a collective smugness about its restaurant scene. Yes, it has good restaurants, and many of them. But the only thing it has on Central Florida is the number of good restaurants. We have several fine places to eat that I would gladly pit one-on-one against New Orleans' finest.