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Grilling: Italian Party Panini

Impressive in size, scope, and taste, this overstuffed Italian party panini was seriously one of the greatest things to come off my grill recently. Layers of mortadella, Genoa salami, provolone, and hot capicola are topped with marinated veggies, pepperoncinis, roasted red peppers, and lettuce, then put over a medium-low fire and topped with bricks to compress it down into a warm panini. (Right?!?) More

A Sandwich a Day: Grilled Mortadella and Cheese at Bar Do Mané in Sao Paulo, Brazil

When it comes to meat, Brazil is known for steak on a stick served at churrasqueiras, their signature steakhouses. But one of the best bites of meat in the all of Sao Paulo, at least for me, was actually pork. Situated in the midst of the city's bustling Mercado Municipal, the simple lunch counter Bar Do Mane, serves up epic-sized sandwiches of grilled mortadella and cheese to long lines of paulistanos (locals). More

Cook the Book: Salame ala Diavolo

Salame ala Diavolo is Maialino chef Nick Anderer's contribution to The Big New York Sandwich Book. You're not going to find it on Maialino's lunch menu, but it's the kind of sandwich you could assume that he and his kitchen crew munch on—a play on an Italian sub assembled from salumi scraps and focaccia ends that haven't made it to the bread basket, with a pepper-olive relish that ties it all together. More

Classic Muffaletta Sandwich

I like to think of the muffaletta as a distant relative of the Italian sub. They both layer on the various meats and cheese—ham, capicola, salami, mortadella, provolone—and rely on something piquant and lively to stand up to all that meat, whether that's hot peppers in an Italian or the famed olive spread of the muffaletta. More

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