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Anthony's subs in Stoneham, ever been? How do I make a "NE style" italian sub?

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I think the Italian sub there is the best in the WORLD. What do you have to do to re-create that "new england" style sub? I got the cappicola, genoa, provolone, oregano, oil&vinegar, s&p.... but it just doesn't taste the same. :(

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  1. Got to get the Hots! You ought to try calling them and ask what goes on their sub. Maybe salami? some ham?

    1. They do have great subs- though I havent' been there in years. DO they still cut the cold cuts for each sub as you order? And I remember their braided rolls as being very good. I think they have weird hours, though.
      If making the subs yourself- But the meat for the sandwiches at Anthony's ( or Pace in Saugus), get your rolls at piantadosi's in Malden and add the organo,onions, tomaotes, pickles ( hamburger dill chips), and hot peppers. I would add th oil, and skip the vinegar.

      1. add some Mortadella and get a good sub roll

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        1. re: Infomaniac

          That just may be what I'm missing. Now... can I find mortadella in ATL? lol

          1. re: bostonbakedbean

            Order from here:

            http://www.salumeriaitaliana.com/

            Of course, I have the pleasure of being able to take a five minute walk there whenever I want. Not bragging, just saying. :)

        2. I found an oil dressing near the deli section at market basket or even Atlantic in Reading and my sandwiches taste the same as the Italian subs that I love!!

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          1. re: 4chowpups

            Yep thats the secret, the stuff is called Beano's submarine topping. Roche brothers has it in the condiment isle as well. http://www.conroyfoods.com/sub.htm

            You also need the crushed hot red peppers, B&G is the one i use. In the condiment isle. The one on the left in the Toppers section here. http://www.bgfoods.com/bgcondiments/b...

            Also any brand of hamburger dill pickle slices.

            That with the meats you have will do it.

          2. Anthony's is a legend in my mom's mind. Italian subs are her favorite and Anthony's is the standard to which she holds all the others.

            It's been awhile since we got subs there. I think it's time to go again! Thanks for the reminder!