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Italian deli

P.’s been doing the procuring and cooking of food this week, which means that we go to D’Amato’s Bakery for bread and soggy warm slices of their amazing cheese pizza (get 2 slices so you can eat one in the car) and then head next door to Bari for things like frozen goat cheese ravioli, homemade meatballs and Italian sausage, cerignola olives, and roasted red peppers.  Locating those two businesses next door is the very definition of synergy.

Let me tell you about today’s lunch sandwich, which I did not photograph because I am a fool:

  • Slice off some crusty D’amato’s bread
  • Lay down a thin bed of roasted red peppers
  • Top with a few paper-thin slices of genoa salami
  • Add the same amount of sopresatta
  • Add a thin slice of fontina
  • Put the other piece of bread on top and eat.





I met my friend B. for lunch today at Semiramis on Kedzie.  I used to live around the corner and live on their roast chicken special.  Then my friends and I ordered delivery from there so much that we confused John, the delivery guy – he’d deliver to me at home one night and then three nights later I’d be the one to get the door at someone else’s place.  Delivery has sadly become a casualty of the economy and because John moved back to Jordan. But happily, the hummus remains the same.

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