Pioneering Italians were not only the first to put tomatoes in cuisine, they were also the first people to take photographs of themselves pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Delight in their inventiveness with today's Groupon: for $6, you get $12 worth of Italian sandwiches, salads, and pastas at Vanelli’s Deli in Germantown.
Vanelli’s serves up a menu of deli favorites, homemade from old family recipes with fresh sauces and dressings prepared in small batches. Diners can choose from an array of specialty sandwiches such as the Maiale Amore, which layers delicious italian meats, mozzarella, and vegetables with Vanelli's homemade italian mayonnaise (half, $6.99; whole, $9.99), or the Grown-up grilled cheese with asiago, cheddar, and mozzarella ($4.99).
Doc’s italian sausage combines generations of deliciousness by pairing Grandfather "Doc" Vanelli’s handmade sausage recipe with Mama Vanelli’s original sauce (half, $6.99; whole, $9.99). Meat ravioli ($8.99) pleases pasta seekers, and a veggie salad, a bed of garden greens tossed in a choice of homemade dressings ($5.99), sates vegetarians or floppy-eared pets.
7873 Farmington Blvd.
Germantown, Tennessee 38138Get Directions