Oh D’Deli, I cannot stress how much I missed you


Yep, its true. I have so dearly missed you.

I was having a hankering for a really good sandwich and I haven’t been to my favorite D’Deli in a while. I walked in and waited in line, and noticed while I was in there they had taken down some of the signs, and it looked like they were doing a little bit of updating. They were of course as busy and as cheerful as they always are…

Since it had been a while, I was checking out the new additions to the accessories menu…. wasabi aioli, pickled ginger, asparagus? what? Anyway, this is what I came up with…

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It is a turkey sandwich on wheat bread, with some (in this order, from bottom to top) wasabi aioli, turkey, crispy fried onions, pickled ginger, cranberry glaze (with cranberries), sprouts, roasted red peppers, basil, cilantro, red onions, almond slivers, terriyaki sauce, and a little bit more wasabi aioli.

Overall Rating: A
presentation: A-
Structure: A+
Flavors: A
Strengths: It had strong flavors, lots of combinations, but balanced well. Good for you, very fresh tasting.
Weaknesses: Could have had some garlic on there… mmmm garlic. otherwise, none.

Non-Sandwich Related:
Atmosphere: A+
Service: A+
Price: A (you get a lot of sandwich…)

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Gardens make good sandwiches


You can make a good sandwich without a garden, but some of the very simple things that grow in your garden are often a great add on to any sandwich. Today was a nice warm day. Sunny outside, people bustling around the neighborhood, and people starting to get into the spring mode.

Today’s sandwich was a turkey on sourdough with a roasted raspberry chipotle sauce, some fresh tomato, cilantro, mint, and avocado. Check out the recipe section to see how to make one of these tasty garden-fed delites!

This means that it is time to start thinking about what you want on your sandwiches! You can really spice up your sandwiches with just a few simple steps.
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