A Divine Muffuletta in Memphis

Apr 15, 2021 195

BY: JOHN T. EDGE

Served on a crackly round of house-baked bread, layered with ham, salami, roast beef, provolone, and mozzarella, the muffuletta at Valle’s in Memphis is a baroque and sloppy beauty, leaking oil and vinegar and joy.

A quiet man with a shy and impish smile, Louie Valle dresses his take on the New Orleans sandwich with mushrooms and green peppers, bound by what tastes like a homemade version of Wish-Bone Italian dressing. Presented on a foam plate with a handful of Ruffles, priced at seven bucks and change, it’s one of the most satisfying sandwiches I’ve eaten in the past decade. 

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SOURCE: https://gardenandgun.com

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