sandwiches as good as any in Philadelphia. Best
approach is to eat through the menu. Everything is
I started at the
top left of the menu, the Paesano. Slow roasted
beef, pickled red cabbage, hot peppers and provolone.
Friend Jim skipped ahead an ordered a Gustaio.
Lamb sausage with sundried cherries, mostada and fennel.
The pics above are
the sandwiches as they are made. They come tightly
wrapped, shown on the right.
include roast suckling pig, a cross between a hot dog
and an Italian hoagie and for vegetarians and other lost
souls, chick pea.
My new favorite
sandwich - the Giardina - to the right. Eggplant,
peppers, roasted fennel, fresh mozzarella and pesto.
They also offer
roast potatoes "with all the fat and flavor we can
There's a small
counter - great for chatting up the staff and watching
the sandwiches come together.
Probably the most
exciting addition to Philadelphia's sandwich scene since
I count more than
five grease stains in the pic on the right, but five is
all we give.