Puro Italiano to the core

Nov 20, 2019 384

My strongest memory of grocery shopping with my Italian-American mother at Santa Monica’s Italian Bay Cities deli is holding my nose from the strong stench of cheese and salumi hanging from the ceiling.  It took time, but I’ve come to love and appreciate these aromas over the years.

There’s no stinky cheese smell at Peirano’s Market and Delicatessen. Downtown Ventura is all abuzz with the re-opening of Peirano’s — the Italian deli with a heck of a view of the San Buenaventura Mission. The space has a long, storied history that includes the original owner, the murals and the mission’s lavenderia. (Read Peirano’s Wikipedia entry for further details.)

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SOURCE: https://vcreporter.com/

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