Deluca’s Italian Deli


The Americana at Brand’s gourmet Italian deli is an offshoot of Trattoria Amici next door. Avoid drooling on the glass case, which features a bountiful rotating spread of antipasti and salads. Sandwiches come hot or cold on ciabatta or a baguette, filled with pulled pork, meatballs, or grilled vegetables. Snag a brick of lasagna or eggplant parmigiana to go, or make a sandwich at home with the deli meats sold by the pound. The fancy olive oils and pretty little condiment jars scattered about are more practical as gifts than pantry staples. Should you pick up one of the wines on display, you’ll have to head to Amici’s patio to drink it. » 781 Caruso Ave., Glendale (877-701-3354 or L-D daily. Wine only. Italian Deli  $


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