500BestSquareMuffuletta @ Bosco’s

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My definition of the perfect muffuletta is one that layers in the maximum possible quantity of thin-sliced Chisesi ham, Genoa salami, mortadella, mozzarella an provolone, all sliced fresh on the premises. On that sandwich will be a homemade olive salad with many nearly-whole olives and other vegetables, with good olive oil and lots of garlic and herbs. That describes the muffuletta in this great little North Shore Italian place. Until the hurricane put the United Bakery out of business, Bosco’s also had that definitive muffuletta bread. The bread they use now is not quite the equal of United’s fine loaves, but it’s more than good enough.

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Bosco’s. Mandeville: 2040 La. Hwy. 59. 985-624-5066.

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