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One Year in. How Times Have Changed.

  It has been one year since we began managing the deli and my how times have changed.  We are in a pandemic.  The COVID-19 virus have disrupted all corners of life.  Schools, churches, offices, and businesses have closed or have limited access and hours.  Beaches and parks are similarly impacted.  We have been blessed to be deemed an essential business and remain open to serve the community.  It has not been easy.  Food and cleaning supplies have been harder to source.  First, gloves and paper products (napkins, towels) ran out, then turkey and beef products, then our bread supplier reduced their product lines due to slower demand.  Through it all, our guiding light was to be there for our...

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The essence of a sandwich

It has been 2 months  since we began management of the Deli.  We have eaten more sandwiches during his period than possibly all the previous years combined.  Born and raise in Vietnam, rice is our staple. We are surprised at how the sandwich has grown on us.  Like wine that begins to taste sweet or coffee that loses it bitter taste, only after multiple and repeated tries.  One soon enjoys it and craves it.   So, it came to our mind as to what is the essence of a sandwich?  Naturally, we thought of ingredients: baked aromatic bread, fresh and crunchy vegetables, smooth avocados, fine cuts of pastrami, roast beef, turkey, or salami, a stain of mustard, a whisk of mayo, and oodles of...

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