Putting a man on the moon was briefly considered mankind’s greatest achievement, until Neil Armstrong invented sliced bread. Savor civilization’s finest creation with today’s Groupon to Alan’s Avenue Delicatessen and Caterers. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of deli fare.
- For $45, you get $100 worth of takeout catering.
The nosh-smiths at Alan’s Avenue Delicatessen and Caterers have folded thinly sliced deli meats into sandwiches for nearly 25 years. The eat-in menu features such classic morning eats as the fluffy omelet ($5.25) and crispy french toast ($5.25); sandwich options include the Park Street with roasted turkey and fresh mozzarella ($6.95) as well as the Walnut Street with egg salad and Black Forest ham ($5.95). Super hero subs unroll a roster full of ham, salami, provolone, and prosciutto ($4.95+ for a half, $9.50+ for a whole), and sloppy joes on marble rye come in as many varieties as a cat has lives ($7.45).
Alternatively, the catering menu enlivens family gatherings and parole hearings with a finger-sandwich platter ($5.95/guest) or sloppy-joe platter ($6.95/guest). A hot buffet allows revelers to feast on eggplant parmigiana or chicken cacciatore ($12.95/guest); the continental breakfast pairs muffins and danish rolls with pastries ($5.95/guest).
Alan’s Avenue Delicatessen and Caterers
A local business for more than 22 years, Alan’s Avenue Delicatessen and Caterers’ freshly sliced deli sandwiches continue to entice the palates of locals and of prestigious patrons such as Tony Bennett, Roger Daltrey, and Rosie O’Donnell. Owner Alan Bispo captains a skilled staff of sandwich smiths as it carves honey-smoked turkey, baked virginia ham, and hot pastrami into heroes, club sandwiches, and sloppy joes. Each served with a smile, fresh pasta salads, deli meats, and cheeses line the glass display case of the cheerful downtown delicatessen, where diners order before feasting upon the culinary treasures on tabletops inside or outside the shop. Special occasions, such as birthdays, meetings, or retired-circus-performer reunions call for bites from Alan’s extensive catering menu of continental breakfast items, fresh sandwiches up to 6 feet long, and hot entrees.: