Taylor Swift Gets New Jersey State Sandwich Named After Her Pre-Eras Tour Dates
Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour is causing such a stir in New Jersey this weekend that Governor Phil Murphy named the state’s official sandwich after the superstar singer-songwriter. Just ahead of its slate of shows at Metlife Stadium, Swifties got a delicious surprise on Friday when news broke that the “Taylor Swift Ham, Egg and Cheese” would be the state’s new staple.
“Welcome to New Jersey. We’ve been waiting for you, @taylorswift13,” Murphy said in a tweet, referencing the musician’s 2014 track “Welcome to New York.” The post was coupled with a video of the governor making the news official. Garden State.
“In New Jersey, we have a reputation for a big war between the Taylor ham and the pork roll,” Murphy said in the clip. “Usually we’ll let you call it whatever you want, but since we have a superstar coming to town, we know very well that we should commemorate the occasion. So today we’re declaring the sandwich official state from New Jersey a Taylor Swift ham, egg and cheese.
Below the video, the governor included a photo of the proclamation, which included several playful Swift-related references. On Wednesday, the singer gave a gift to the state, sharing that a reissue of her “Midnights: Til Dawn” album would be available in CD format exclusively for New Jersey viewers.
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