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Jason Perlow | | Sep 15, 2000 02:27 PM

Alright. Enough cheez whiz.

I saw a recent Emeril Lagasse show on TVFN (yeah, yeah... I'd like to BAM him in the head too, but the guy can cook) about panini sandwiches. They had some people from some overpriced yuppie cafe here in manhattan, and one of the sandwiches he re-created was one with some Speck in it.

Now, I have never eaten Speck before, and not sure what the hell it tastes like, but it looked a lot like Prosciutto de Parma. And since I love PDP, I think I would probably like this stuff too.

Anyone know where to get it?

Incidentally, one can find EXCELLENT PDP and provolone at Mike's Deli (their motto is "Our salami satisfies everybody". Love it!) in the Arthur Avenue market right across from the Olive barrels. they have one particular grade of PDP which they refer to as "heart of prosciutto" or something like that and a provolone called "mirabella" which just begs to be wed-together on a panini.

Oh hell. Screw the panini. Just pile the stuff onto a italian hero roll with abandon and eat the sucker down like a ravenous Komodo Dragon pouncing on a Survivor participant.