Best Sandwich
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010


Best Sandwich
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Durham, North Carolina's Five Points Intersection
Owners Billy and Kelli Cotter turn out inventive crostini (one is topped with shrimp and radicchio). 
April 2013 - Kaitlyn Goalen - Food & Wine

It's Sammie Time - A Southern Sandwich Round Up 
This joint is a sandwich Mecca. Hot or cold, open faced or smashed in a Panini maker, Toast basically has it all. 
April 2013 - Kristina Held - The Local Palate

Durham Dining: Pies, Panini and Barbecue
Daily specials are driven by what Mr. Cotter finds at local farmers’ markets. During my visit, those selections included fantastic two-bite crostini topped with a creamy mix of avocado, lemon and Grana Padano cheese, and a perfectly crisp panino with fresh asparagus, truffled cheese and fluffy, bright yellow egg, a colorful combination of contrasting textures.
June 24, 2011 - Ingrid K. Williams - New York Times

Three Trips to Savor: The Triangle
Toast feels like the kind of restaurant we should have in Virginia-Highland but don't: a stylish little cafe that serves fresh, creative and quickly prepared food with panache.
October 2011 - Bill Addison - Atlanta Magazine

Sandwich a Day: Rapini and Sweet Italian Sausage Panini at Toast in Durham, NC
The bread was a crunchy, olive oil-glossed beauty with perfect grill marks, and the slices of sausage were large, sweet, porky, and studded with fennel. 
August 25, 2011 - Carrie Vasios - Serious Eats

Coming to terms with ricotta; plus, Toast's recipe
June 22, 2011 - Elizabeth Shestak,

Elevate lunch at Toast, a paninoteca that serves its Italian-style sandwiches.
July 15, 2010
 - New York Magazine

Simplicity and heart. That is what I witnessed at Toast Paninoteca in Durham.
February 3, 2010 - Mark Petko, Spoonfed