April 8, 2020

Folgarelli’s Sicilian

By Sophie Boyce | Feb. 29, 2020

If you’re craving an Italian sandwich, no need to jump on a plane — you can take a bite of Italy from Front Street in Traverse City. Folgarelli’s Market and Wine Shop, which stocks products from Norway to Detroit, does Italian eats particularly well, especially when it comes to their artisan sandwiches. When the market opened in 1978, it had seven specialty sandwiches; today, the menu boasts 45. When we go, which is quite often, we opt for the Sicilian ($8.50),  home to a hearty stack of fresh mozzarella, beefy tomatoes, and fresh pesto drenched in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. All their sandwiches are served on locally sourced bread; the Sicillian comes on a baguette. If you’ve got the room, add one of their famous (and huge) homemade chocolate chip cookies — gooey on the inside, crunchy on the outside, and with what tastes like a 2:1 chocolate-to-dough ratio — to your haul. Find Folgarelli’s at 424 West Front St. (231) 941-7651, Folgarellis.net


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