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 Gloria Food Store in Wakefield. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of deli fare.
- For $50, you get $100 toward catering.
Wedging rich deli meats and cheeses between 13 types of bread, the helpful staff at Gloria Food Store curbs appetites with a menu of sandwiches, burgers, and gourmet Italian specialties. Behind the deli counter, staffers assemble the turkey carver sandwich ($6), which preempts regularly scheduled Thanksgiving with roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy atop marble rye. In addition to nestling hot and cold deli meats inside rolls, wraps, and focaccia, the staff mixes up greens, protein, and veggies in gourmet salads such as the ginger-chicken salad with noodles and mango salsa ($8.50). Dinner platters such as meatloaf or roast pork ($9) fend off hunger with foot soldiers of bread and butter, vegetables or coleslaw, and your choice of rice pilaf, french fries, or mashed potatoes.
For larger groups, the catering menu entertains taste buds with a choice of three deli platters⎯the classic, the gourmet, and the Italian⎯that feature sliced treats such as genoa salami, baked ham, and mortadella bundled with rolls, pickles, pitted olives, and your choice of potato salad, house-made coleslaw, or macaroni salad ($4.50 per person). Hosts can busy the mandibles of 15–20 guests with a small tray ($45) of appetizers, such as chicken fingers or seafood-stuffed mushrooms or occupy 25–30 guests with a large tray ($75). Pasta, pizza, salads, and traditional Italian meals round out the catering menu’s full roster of fare.