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Grilled beef tongue can be even more flavorful than a juicy rib eye steak.

This story is part of the Food Republic Butchering and Charcuterie Series, which will run through the spring.

Austin, TX's Noble Sandwich Co. has become a huge hit, drawing big lunch lines and inspiring cross-town sandwich commutes. Chef/owners John Bates and Brandon Martinez's points of pride are simple: scratch cooking, using the whole animal, and sourcing locally. And by no means does that imply boring: these guys make a beef tongue sandwich that would make the most steadfast Jewish deli-goer weep with joy. 

Source a whole beef tongue from your friendly local butcher, check out Noble Sandwich Co.'s expert technique below — it's easier than you think — and make yourself a truly delicious, classic sandwich.