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Dec 12, 2008 06:01 AM

party sandwiches from Little Italy?

I am looking to order sandwiches for a party in the LES and my revelers want Italian sammiches: tom, moz and basil and proscuitto with peppers and fontina. Any suggestions where I can get some? Thanks.
Dr. Faustus

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  1. I'd call DiPalo and see what they can do for you.

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    1. re: MMRuth

      Thanks for your reply. They were the first place I called and they don't do sandwiches. They recommended the Italian Food Center. It's closed by the Board of Health.

    2. LES Sandwicherie has been absorbed by Kuta House, but they might be a good choice (check the lunch menu). Not strictly Italian, though.

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      1. re: small h

        I found my source for Italian sandwiches, Alleva 118 Grand. The oldest Italian cheese shop in America established in 1892. great moz and tom on semolina!

        1. re: Dr.Faustus

          Oh good. I was pretty sure that DiPalo makes sandwiches, but maybe they don't do large numbers of them/catering?

          1. re: Dr.Faustus

            Hi Dr Faustus,

            A slightly off-topic question. Who has better mozzarella, Di Palo's or Alleva? I always get my mozzarella from Di Palo but someone brought up Alleva lately and I am intrigued!

            Thanks in advance!

            1. re: kobetobiko

              Can we add Joe's on Sullivan Street to the discussion of whose mozzarella is best? I've not tried Alleva for mozzarella, but I think DiPalo and Joe's are both terrific..

              1. re: erica

                DiPalo's is superior to Joe's. I usually make my own but I have had both multiple times and it isn't even close, unfortunately.

              2. re: kobetobiko

                I bought some mozzarella from Di Palo's and from Alleva and my patients preferrred Alleva's. I thought they were both good. I went with Alleva because they make sandwiches.

          2. Bruno Ravioli has good sandwiches, does catering and is a decent shop for delicious accessories...

            1. manganaros, bruno king of ravioli, todaro bros

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