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Great Cold Cut subs

kevin Feb 23, 2009 08:45 AM

anywhere besides Bay Cities, la brea bakery on la brea, and original rinaldis, and marios in glendale?

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    Burger Boy RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 08:59 AM

    Claro's in San Gabriel
    Eagle Rock Italian Bakery in Eagle Rock
    Monte Carlo in Burbank
    Tony's in Burbank the one on the corner
    Vince's Market in Atwater
    The new place across the street, south side, from the Arby's on Sunset.
    East Side Market
    Heck, get the bread you like and some cold cuts and make them, I love to make my own Muffelattas and paninis.

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      maxzook RE: Burger Boy Feb 23, 2009 11:42 AM

      Mario's on Broadway in Glendale.

      Linking ...

      Eastside Market
      1013 Alpine St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

      Eagle Rock Italian Bakery
      1726 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

      Claro's Italian Market
      1003 E Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA

      Pinocchio Restaurant & Monte Carlo Italian Deli
      3103 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505

      Tony's Italian Deli
      1124 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506

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        Burger Boy RE: maxzook Feb 23, 2009 01:25 PM

        Thank You

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      triarts RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 09:24 AM

      try lucchese market on glenoaks in sun valley. same family there for 40 years

      1. orythedog RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 10:49 AM

        Italia Deli in Agoura Hills on Kanan http://italiadeli.com/

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          Ernie RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 11:11 AM

          A-1 Import Grocery in San Pedro

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            Jack Flash RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 11:30 AM

            Lee's Hoagie House (Pasadena).

            Porta Via (also in Pasadena)

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              ayalHagay RE: Jack Flash Feb 23, 2009 02:33 PM

              bay cities, santa monica

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              JudiAU RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 02:47 PM

              It is a more refined experience but Joans on Third makes an excellent mortadella sandwich.

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                ayalHagay RE: JudiAU Mar 4, 2009 05:28 PM

                joans on third is a joke when discussin cold cut spots

              2. monku RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 03:05 PM

                I've never been, but how is DeFranko's Submarines in Van Nuys?

                Defrankos Italian Sandwiches
                7532 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406

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                  kevin RE: monku Feb 23, 2009 04:57 PM

                  yes, yes, i forgot about defranko's it feels like a true east coast deli. thanks.

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                    Burger Boy RE: monku Feb 23, 2009 06:23 PM

                    VVery good, just make sure you do not get the pickle on it, I like the soft bun with the hot food and the hard bun with the cold cuts, hold the damn pickle and easy tomatoes and onions. Great Place.

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                    slomosi RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 05:07 PM

                    Capri Deli in Covina makes a great cold cut sub...freshly sliced meats and cheeses...

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                      BN1 RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 05:23 PM

                      Pasadena Sandwich Co.
                      259 Sierra Madre Villa Ave., Pasadena

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                        ipsedixit RE: BN1 Feb 23, 2009 08:25 PM


                        Although sometimes the sandwiches can be too big -- just too much meat.

                      2. Baron RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 05:27 PM

                        Sorrento in Culver City
                        Curious Palate in Mar Vista

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                          SIMIHOUND RE: Baron Feb 23, 2009 06:42 PM

                          Is the Italia Deli in Agoura the same folks that own the one in Granada Hills near TJ's?
                          Both are excellent btw.

                          Italia Bakery & Deli
                          11134 Balboa Blvd
                          Granada Hills, CA 91344
                          Phone: (818) 360-2913

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                          Fru RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 08:58 PM

                          For years, we got subs from Matt and Tony's on Victory across from the Victory Drive In Theater, I mean Sav-On, I mean Rite-Aid. Anyway, does anyone know if the Matt and Tony's in Mission Hills is one and the same?

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                            Dogbite Williams RE: Fru Feb 23, 2009 09:03 PM

                            I would say yes, but if you call and ask, I bet they'd tell you the truth.

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                              Fru RE: Dogbite Williams Feb 23, 2009 09:09 PM

                              Well, I guess I could pick up the phone.... I was just hoping there would be someone in the know who had info and could tell me if the subs were good but since they weren't mentioned as yet, maybe not.

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                                Burger Boy RE: Dogbite Williams Feb 23, 2009 09:31 PM

                                Same place and great stuff.

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                                brwencino RE: Fru Feb 23, 2009 09:07 PM

                                No, unfortunatley it is not. I thought the M & T subs on Victory were the best I ever had, to this day. As I recall, Matt left early on and Tony had to close because of some tax problems. I really miss those subs!

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                                  Burger Boy RE: Fru Feb 23, 2009 09:33 PM

                                  There is a Matt & Tony's on Sepulveda by the 118 frwy. That is what I was talkin about.

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                                  NAspy RE: kevin Feb 23, 2009 09:11 PM

                                  Victor Jrs on Washington Boulevard in Culver City...their Italian is almost as good as the godmother.

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                                    nosh RE: NAspy Feb 23, 2009 09:57 PM

                                    Victor Jr.'s is friendly, casual, and very good. Closed on weekends. Order at counter, grab a table on the patio. Rolls are on the soft side. Meatballs are smaller than Bay Cities and more dense and firm. They advertise a Philly cheesesteak but it is more like a warm grinder. Excellent eggplant parm and chopped Italian salad, loaded pizzas, and friendly people.

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                                      kevin RE: nosh Feb 23, 2009 10:02 PM

                                      are those meatballs pork or beef? thanks.

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                                        sbritchky RE: kevin Mar 4, 2009 06:05 PM

                                        If they're "dense and firm," they're probably pure beef. The best meatballs, IMHO, are made from beef, sweet Italian sausage, and veal. (My preferred ratio is approximately 6:2:1; add a very small number of breadcrumbs and one egg/lb. of meat.) Seasoned right and simmered long, they'll be very tender and flavorful -- a meatball that is fantastic with pasta and sublime served room temperature and sliced on good bread. I haven't found anything like that (outside my home kitchen) in Los Angeles, although someone here recommended a place in San Pedro once whose meatballs, except for an odd off-flavor, were closer to my ideal than most.

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                                    ohdaylay RE: kevin Mar 4, 2009 05:59 PM

                                    Galco's in Highland Park used to have really good subs. Not sure if they do them any more, but they were soooo good. That with a craft soda and you're set.

                                    Galco's Old World Grocery
                                    5702 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042

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                                      monku RE: ohdaylay Mar 4, 2009 07:36 PM

                                      According to their website they still make sandwiches....Blockbuster?

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                                      CCDiner RE: kevin Mar 4, 2009 07:30 PM

                                      the Busy Bee in San Pedro (on Walker near 26th) try the Belly Buster

                                      Giamela's on Los Feliz (near Griffith Park)

                                      Vince's in Atwater is not the same since the original owner's sold it. It was good in its time.

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                                        Burger Boy RE: CCDiner Mar 4, 2009 07:55 PM

                                        I will say that I have a history (high school) with the current owner, that said I have been going since the original owner (Vince) and I think that the sandwiches that are still on the menu from the original owner are just as good. I have not eaten any of the newer creations. Heck that ham & cheese for $1.25 how can you beat that?

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