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Agiato: Manayunk’s New Paninoteca, Surviving Without Chef Scarpone

Last summer Manayunk saw the opening of Agiato Bread Company, and last month the paninoteca- wine bar opened a few doors down. Besides an extensive wine list, the menu features things that go well with wine; meat and cheese selections, soup, salads, and paninis. Sitting inside the small space, with its tiled accents and imported South American wooden tables, you might forget the debauchery that goes down on that very street any given weekend night. There has been some recent chef quitting drama, but it not appear to effect the food on my visit.

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The Sandwiches at Angelo & Josephine’s are the Best Food in Manayunk

Listen, if you work in Manayunk, live in Manayunk, or plan on passing through it- you MUST get a sandwich at Angelo and Josephine’s. I have done my fair share of eating in the Yunk, and I think I will go so far as saying their sandwiches are the best food in town.

The small gourmet Italian spot is so unassuming; I can understand why many locals don’t even know about it. Inside is a deli counter, racks of imported Italian food products, fridges with pasta and tomato sauce, various baked desserts (plus they fill cannolis to order!), and one little table to eat at. So have a seat, if one is available, and wait for your sandwich to be prepared, or call ahead if you are in a hurry- they like to take their time over here, to lovingly cut each slice of whatever goodness you order.

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