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More Than A Dozen Tasty Sandwiches, According to The Detroit News

August 22, 2020, 7:57 AM

Rocco's Italian Deli in Detroit's Cass Corridor

August is National Sandwich Month (who knew?).

Detroit News food writer Melody Baetens did. So, she chose more than a dozen iconic sandwiches made in Metro Detroit. A sampling and her descriptions:

Golden Fleece's Gyro: 525 Monroe St., Detroit (Greektown) As a gyro enthusiast, I enjoy a Greek pita with thinly-shaved meat and tzatziki sauce from a variety of sources, but I've yet to find one that tops the house-made, seasoned lamb from Golden Fleece

National Coney Island's Hani: (multiple locations) Often playing second fiddle to the coney dog, National's hani may just be a "chicken finger pita," but it's a comfort food staple 

Ima's Kerrang Chicken: 4870 Cass Ave., Detroit.  If the Hani is the fried chicken sandwich of yesteryear, Ima's kerrang chicken sandwich is the future's favorite.

Rocco's Italian Deli: 3627 Cass Ave., Detroit.  A newer deli and market, Rocco's pays homage to the area's classic aforementioned Italian market subs. They stuff Genoa salami, capicola, mortadella, sharp provalone and all the fixings inside a crusty loaf.

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Read more:  The Detroit News

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