Spooky Specials at Local Sandwich Haunt

Pino’s meatball sandwich

The Salumeria Verdi deli (Via Giuseppe Verdi 36), or Pino’s Sandwiches as it is known by its many loyal customers, will celebrate Halloween this year with a few festive menu items and discounts and a giveaway!

The deli is getting into the spirit of Halloween with the addition of two specially-created sandwiches to its menu for the day on Wednesday, October 31. The limited-time “Sand-witch” will include spicy pumpkin sauce, roast pork, smoked cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and garlic sauce. Its spooky counterpart, “Vam-pino’s Sandwich,” will combine spicy pumpkin sauce, ricotta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, peppers, onions and garlic sauce. On top of these edible creations, all €5 panini will be available for a discounted price of €4.50 for any customer wearing a costume!

Magenta Florence will also offer a Pino’s Sandwich sweepstakes for its social media followers. Contestants must like and share the Magenta Florence Facebook page to be entered in the drawing pool. Two lucky winners will be randomly selected to receive a free Pino’s meatball sandwich. The contest will begin at 8 pm on October 30 and end at midnight November 1, and the winners will be announced Monday, November 5. Participants should check their Facebook messages for a notification if they win.

Pino’s is a favorite restaurant of students and locals thanks to its wide selection of tasty panini and savory dishes. In addition to the delicious food, the restaurant boasts a warm and welcoming atmosphere; food is lovingly prepared and served by its proprietors, Pino Palmiero and his wife Antonella.  (leigh van ryn)