November 30, 2023

Chubby Unicorn’s Truffle Philly

By Anna Faller | Oct. 29, 2022

Do you believe in magic? If the answer is no, we’re about to change your mind, because we’re pretty sure Chubby Unicorn is sneaking fairy dust into their sandwiches. The brainchild of Traverse City restaurant veterans Justin Chouinard and Ashley Moore, this gourmet lunch bus has been slinging paninis since July; and, much like its tutu-clad mascot, it’s never in one place for long. When you do manage to catch them, the Truffle Philly is a must. Built on herb butter-crusted ciabatta, this delightfully-plump panini is stacked with Philly-style beef, gooey cheddar, caramelized onions, and dueling green bell and roasted red peppers. Finished with house-made truffle aioli—and a few melty minutes on the press—it’ll make a believer of you. Experience a magical handheld yourself for $12 per panini. For current menus, locations, and hours, check Chubby Unicorn’s social media (@chubbyunicorntc). Psst—they’re also available for private events and catering! Reach out at chubbyunicorntc[at] 


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