Cass Corridor deli Rocco's is an Italian sandwich paradise

Jun 13, 2018 363

BY: Tom Perkins

For all the range you’ll find in Midtown’s menus, the neighborhood lacks much in the way of delis. And with the exception of La Pecora Nera near downtown’s Capitol Park, Detroit proper is pretty much deficient in Italian delis — the kind that stacks mortadella, salami, capicola and prosciutto on crusty, rustic Italian bread — and that’s not a good thing. 

But that changes on Tuesday when Rocco’s Italian Deli opens in the Cass Corridor. Owners Gabe Guido, Jeff Guido, and Kyle Mrkva grew up in Dearborn eating at Alcamo’s Market and other old Italian delis, and they tell Metro Times they’re creating a similar experience. 

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