Sunday, March 6, 2011

Little (Amazing) Deli

I hesitate to write this post because I love Little Deli. I kinda don't want to share it, but I realized I should be charitable and share this literally little deli. I first found out about Little Deli because of Yelp. It was listed on the top 5 Austin restaurants and my job at the time was within a few mile of it. So I rounded up some coworkers and we ventured off to give it a try. First off, its located in a cute neighborhood next to a grocery store and a locally owned pharmacy. Second, it actually is little (that's what the literal meant). There are only a few tables inside but more seating outside. For some reason, I decided to try the Vegetarian sandwich on my first visit. It - was - amazing.

It consists of: avocado, marinated artichoke hearts, roasted eggplant, mozzarella, swiss provolone, cheddar, thinly sliced onions and tomatoes, lettuce, tapanade and Parmesan all served on a poppy seed roll. Somehow these ingredients meld together to create a sandwich of deliciousness wonder. Am I being dramatic? Maybe a little, but this sandwich deserves all the praise it can get. All their sandwiches come with a pickle spear and most are available as a half sandwich. The first time I ordered this sandwich was over two years ago and until about last month I never ordered anything different. I finally tried the meatball sub which is messy, but also amazing.

There is something about that roll that the meatball sub comes on. It's nice and buttery but doesn't get too soggy from the marinara. The meatballs are nice and moist and are topped with marinara and provolone.

Little Deli also started serving pizza and they usually have a slice of the day deal. I highly recommend Little Deli - just please don't take up all the tables.

1 comment:

  1. I like that there is a pickle next to the sloppy meatball sub.