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silencespeak Jul 1, 2012 01:24 PM

Appreciate your recommendations!

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    knucklesandwich Jul 1, 2012 02:02 PM

    Salumeria Biellese, in the deli.

    378 8th ave.

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      harrison Jul 2, 2012 11:01 AM

      Parm!

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        Spiritchaser Jul 2, 2012 12:33 PM

        Yes, Parm, awesome

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        tex.s.toast Jul 2, 2012 12:17 PM

        ive never ordered a chicken parm there, but DeFonte's make my favorite sandwiches in that style. If i could tear myself away from the steak pizzaolo, firehouse special w pork loin and rabe, nickys special (cold cuts) or the pepper and egg, maybe id try it out and let you know how the chicken parm is.

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          Hey19 Jul 2, 2012 12:47 PM

          Doesnt Best Pizza in WBurg have a good one? or do they just have meatball?

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            stuartlafonda Jul 4, 2012 05:21 PM

            Indeed it does, and a good one at that. When I last had it months ago it was made with dark meat. I don't know if that is the regular method or just what they did that time.

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          silencespeak Jul 3, 2012 04:27 PM

          Parm and DeFonte's both look pretty good to me via their websites. Any others?

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            knucklesandwich Jul 3, 2012 06:31 PM

            Don't underestimate SB. Parm has good food, and is very chi-chi right now, but SB has been making CP for discerning cops, conductors and other gluttons for decades, and is NYC's leading salumeria too. A large CP at SB is $7.75, while a noticeably daintier rendition from Parm is a trendy $12.

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              Spiritchaser Jul 5, 2012 04:22 AM

              And that's fine if you value quantity over quality. And not sure what you mean by chi chi but Parm is about as laid back as it gets. Just curious, have you been?

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                carcrash Jul 5, 2012 04:55 AM

                I've been to both and prefer SB's chicken parm. It's a food that I don't think is improved by more technique. Saratoga Club is nice, though.

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                  knucklesandwich Jul 5, 2012 07:23 AM

                  Yes, I've been to Parm. Chi chi means chic. And SB is an epic sandwich place.

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                silencespeak Jul 6, 2012 10:09 AM

                You guys mention "SB" - what does SB stand for?? Salumeria Biellese?

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                  knucklesandwich Jul 6, 2012 11:27 AM

                  Yes.

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                    silencespeak Jul 6, 2012 12:30 PM

                    Looks great! Will check it out, thanks!

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                      knucklesandwich Jul 6, 2012 03:57 PM

                      If you're interested in salumi, the range of stuff they make there is awesome. And there's a fancier sit-down restaurant attached.

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