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mattn.miller Apr 29, 2008 03:58 PM

Anyone know of a good Delicatessen near the Belmont Heights/ Shore area?

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    mdlb RE: mattn.miller Apr 29, 2008 04:11 PM

    There's an italian deli..Angelo's in Belmont Shore, on the corner of Laverne & 2nd. Very good. Then there's the gourmet deli place, Olives, on Broadway just west of Redondo.

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      Oh Robin RE: mdlb Apr 29, 2008 04:42 PM

      Agree. Angelo's is fantastic.

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        wineaux73 RE: Oh Robin Apr 29, 2008 07:17 PM

        I third Angelos...and they have this garlic spread that, although I left LB over five years ago, I still dream about it.

        Olives is ok.

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          AGENT FOODIE RE: wineaux73 Apr 30, 2008 02:48 AM

          theres another deli on santa fe and anaheim . cant remember the name of it though

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            FED RE: AGENT FOODIE Apr 30, 2008 09:01 AM

            that's santa fe importers. it's ok. i can occasionally find great stuff there: golden pheasant polenta, salted anchovies. but sandwiches are just ok, though it has a great reputation.

            depending on what you mean by "deli", I'd recommend Naples Gourmet Grocers. they do have sandwiches, but i haven't tried any yet. mostly, they've got amazing salumi, cheese, prosciutto, etc. and they're just starting out and could use a push.

    2. JEN10 RE: mattn.miller Apr 30, 2008 07:21 AM

      What are some of Angelo's specialties? I am in Palos Verdes, just wondering if it's worth the trip. Went up to Roma's in Pasadena for the sausages, and yes they are good, as were the beef and cheese ravioli.

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        Oh Robin RE: JEN10 Apr 30, 2008 08:32 AM

        I'm all about the calabrese, spicy salami with gorgonzola on ciabatta with garlic pesto spread. For pics...

        http://thatgirlcaneat.blogspot.com/20...

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        Low Blood Sugar RE: mattn.miller Apr 30, 2008 10:36 AM

        There's an AWESOME deli in downtown on Ocean & Linden called Modica's. Unbelievable sandwiches: prosciutto, pastrami...everything they make is great.

        1. JEN10 RE: mattn.miller Apr 30, 2008 11:39 AM

          O.K., I am going, just read some more reviews from others about Angelo's sandwhiches. Has anyone ever purchased and eaten their ravioli? Do they have good sausage for grilling? I will definetly be picking up a tub of that garlic sauce. My mouth is watering and I haven't even had it yet!

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