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Mortadella Madness

It’s been many years in the making, but we finally nailed a Mortadella recipe! Originating in Italy, Mortadella is basically fancy bologna – which made us think, “hey, how hard can it be to make a low-rent lunchmeat?” Pretty damn hard, it turns out.

One of our first brushes with Mortadella manufacture resulted in a flavor not unlike a wet, fetid dog and a texture that was mealy. It was perhaps the most inedible product we have ever made at the Smokehaus, before or since. We threw the whole batch away – there was nothing else to do with it. 

Bologna was surprisingly hard-to-get, like some sort of across the tracks romantic tableau where you try to sweep the town drunk’s daughter off her feet only to realize that she isn’t really interested (at least not without some effort). We mistakenly thought Mortadella was a sure thing. We quickly moved on to less complicated garde manger duties, like dry-cured Saucisson Sec and country-style pate. 

A few more attempts here and there resulted in similar failures, leading us to believe that Oscar Meyer (and his millions of dollars worth of machines) had us licked. But this winter has been a winter of discovery – the punishing weather forced us to tinker, to dream, to get a little risky – and we culminated our Mad Professor moods attempting  another round with Mortadella: The One That Got Away. 

We hit the books and got on the phone, lining up the best local pork we could find, along with the most celestial back fat on earth. We ordered synthetic casings – a Smokehaus first – and discussed cooking methods (smoking v. poaching v. roasting v. a combination) in a fairly argumentative way, all of us desperately craving the same two goals: 1) Not to f@#% this up, and 2) To eat copious amounts of Mortadella. We bought exquisite organic pistachios. We diced perfect cubes of lardon. We emulsified. We stuffed. We hung. We waited. 

The outcome of this first heavily anticipated meat torpedo was, if not a disaster, at least a solid rebuke. Although the flavor, color, and shape were exactly as designed, the texture was so powdery, so resistant to the creamy, hammy bliss that is intrinsic to Mortadella, that it actually somehow was able to remove any resonant moisture in your mouth as you ate it. Kind of like a reverse-treat. Like the lunchmeat was punishing us by taking our saliva away after years of drooling about it. Bitch. 

But we tried again.

We adjusted the fat ratio (which is a little stunning, even by our hedonistic standards) along with a few other key technique-oriented factors and voila: Mortadella is finally on our side, pink and perfect. Creamy, dreamy, studded with mild pistachio and aggressive peppercorn – we are definitely going steady. 

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Deli Menu

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SMOKED FISH

Smoked Atlantic Salmon Traditional – 1/2 lb Piece – $14

We use only the highest quality boneless Atlantic salmon. We hand-trim, marinate, then Our signature Smoked Atlantic Salmon is a perfect marriage of salt, sugar and smoke. It’s hard to beat this old standby. We use only the highest quality boneless Atlantic salmon. We hand-trim, marinate, then smoke each fillet with maple wood, then package it without the use of artificial colors or preservatives. Serves 2-4.

Smoked Atlantic Salmon w/Cajun – 1/2 lb Piece – $14.50

Smoked salmon with a bite. Spiced with a blend of cayenne, pepper, garlic, paprika, and other savory ingredients before smoking, this is our boldest flavored salmon. A tasty masterpiece. Serves 2-4.

Smoked Atlantic Salmon w/Black Pepper & Coriander – 1/2 lb Piece – $14.50

Sprinkled liberally with coarse ground black pepper and coriander – a light and lemony spice – then smoked. Serves 2-4.

Smoked Atlantic Salmon w/Dill – 1/2 lb Piece – $14.50

A timeless, traditional combination — salmon and dill. Serves 2-4.

All Season Fillet – whole fillet – $29/lb

We prepare the salmon fillet with sections of Black Pepper & Coriander, Dill, Cajun, and Traditional on one fillet. It’s a feast for your eyes and your palette. Using only the highest quality boneless Atlantic salmon, we hand-trim each fillet, marinate it, smoke it with maple wood, then package it without the use of artificial colors or preservatives. 2.5-3lbs. Serves 8 or more.

Smoked Salmon Tails – 1/2 lb – $9

Small pieces of Atlantic salmon brined with salt and brown sugar. Like salmon candy!

Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon – 1/2 lb Piece – $18.50

Our Alaskan Sockeye Salmon are moist and tender and full of perfect salmon flavor. Fisherman Dave Rogotzke brings us our Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon fresh from the Alaskan wilderness. We double-brine the salmon with brown sugar then put it in the smoker. It’s salmon candy! Serves 2-4.

Smoked Whitefish – whole or half – $17/lb

One whole buttery smoked Lake Superior Whitefish to savor. Our version is mild, moist and delectable! We first brine the fish, then cool it overnight before smoking it for several hours. Sold as either whole (1.25 pound average) or 1/2 fish.

Smoked Lake Trout – 1/2 lb Piece – $9.50

We source our trout fresh from the icy waters of Lake Superior. We double-cure the fish with brown sugar, adding just the right balance of sweetness to the savory, alkaline quality of this meaty fish. 

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SMOKED MEAT

Smoked Berkshire Bacon – 1 lb sliced – $22

A classic smoked bacon made with the best of the best in Berkshire pork. Made with sugar, salt, and smoke, the simplicity of the ingredients lets the quality of the pork stand out – both in flavor and texture. There is no equal.

Smoked Turkey Breast – 1/2 lb Sliced – $12.50, Whole Breast (~3lb Frozen) – $25/lb

Our Smoked Turkey Breast is made from Minnesota free-range turkey. It’s smoked with just a hint of sage, and local maple syrup.

Smoked Ham 1/2 lb sliced – $6.25, Whole 1/2 Ham (~6lb Frozen) – $9/lb

We use the world’s best pork, Berkshire, for our smoked ham. Don’t let another Sunday Brunch or holiday pass by without adorning your table with this hammy treat.

Smoked Pancetta – 1/2 lb Sliced – $14

For our Smoked Pancetta, we use smoked Duroc belly but with a twist. We add herbs and spices and a rolling technique to create a spectacular presentation and a savory and salty infusion for your taste buds. 

Smoked Bison Pastrami  – 1/2 lb Sliced – $16

We use luscious South Dakota bison chuck roast, marinate it in garlic and spices, roll it in black pepper and coriander, then smoke it to meaty, succulent perfection. 

Country Pâté – 1/2 lb – $8.25

We course-grind Berkshire pork, our own bacon, onion, Berkshire pork liver, brandy, and a selection of herbs and spices to create a savory masterpiece. Serve it as a stand-alone charcuterie option or schmear it on bread with raw onion and cornichon – dress it up or down; this full-flavored pate is versatile!

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SANDWICHES

Cajun Finn – $14.75 

Cajun smoked Atlantic salmon, scallion cream cheese, roasted red peppers, pepperoncini, and lettuce on Haus-baked ciabatta.

Sitka Sushi – $13.25 

Gravlax*, pickled ginger, cilantro, cucumber, cabbage, sesame oil & vinegar, wasabi mayo, and Sriracha on a hero roll.

*Consuming raw or undercooked seafood may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Northern Bagel – $13.25 

Traditional smoked Atlantic salmon, served on a toasted traditional bagel from St. Paul Bagelry, slathered with scallion cream cheese.

Great Summer Caper – $14.50

Smokehaus gravlax* on a toasted everything bagel from St. Paul Bagelry, with scallion cream cheese, tomato, capers, and red onion. 

*Consuming raw or undercooked seafood may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Slammin’ Gordon – $14.75 

Smoked salmon pâté, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, cilantro, oil & vinegar. Served on naan.

Salmon Melt – $14

A Smokehaus take on the traditional tuna melt. Smoked salmon pâté and cheddar toasted on buttered Haus-baked white bread, with red onion, chopped dill pickle, and celery. TOASTED.

Cold Turkey – $12 

Smoked maple sage turkey breast, lettuce, Swiss, and craisen-walnut mayo. Served on Haus-baked ciabatta. Contains Nuts

Clubhaus – $14.50

Smoked maple sage turkey breast and crispy smoked pancetta with lettuce, tomato, and mayo on Haus-baked ciabatta.

The Phoebe – $14.50

Smoked maple sage turkey, cheddar, Russian dressing, and Hausmade kimchi on Haus-baked rye. Toasted.

Cedar’s Secret – $14 

Smoked maple sage turkey, Swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, craisen-walnut mayo and Sriracha on naan. Contains Nuts

Pastrami Mommy – $14.75 

A quarter-pound of smoked bison pastrami, pepperoncini, provolone, lettuce, mustard, and mayo on Haus-baked rye.

The Big Dipper – $13.50 

Roasted porketta, provolone, pepperoncini, green olives, and butter on a hero roll. Cut into thirds for easy dipping and served with a zesty 3-pepper sauce.

Italiensk – $13.50 

Salami mix, mortadella, green olives, dill pickles, provolone, onions, tomato, basil, and black pepper. Served on a hero roll with a splash of oil & vinegar.

Silence of the Lambwich – $13.25 

Roasted, curry-rubbed leg of lamb, sliced thin and adorned with fresh basil, tomato, red onion, cucumber, red curry yogurt, and a splash of oil & vinegar. Served on naan.

The Gorilla – $10.75 

Smoked ham, Swiss, lettuce, mustard, and mayo on Haus-baked rye.

The Hardhat – $13.25

Beef & bacon summer sausage, onion, tomato, cheddar, lettuce, mayo, and mustard on Haus-baked white bread.

Banh Faux Mi – $12.50

Smoked ham, country-style liver pâté, pickled vegetable medley, quick pickles, cilantro, hoisin, Sriracha, and butter on a hero roll.  

The ’06 – $14.75 

Your choice of smoked bison pastrami or corned bison with Hausmade sauerkraut, Russian dressing and Swiss on Haus-baked rye. Toasted.

D-Luxxx – $12.50 

Your choice of smoked pork loin, smoked maple sage turkey breast, or smoked ham with lettuce, tomato, provolone, mustard, and mayo on a hero roll.

The Squealy Dan – $12.50

Your choice of Spanish-style chorizo or smoked pork loin on a hero roll with butter, black pepper, provolone, and pepperoncini.

The Hedonist – $11.50 

Country-style liver pâté, cornichon (sweet & sour French pickles), onion, lettuce, mustard, and mayo on a hero roll. A grown-up liverwurst sandwich! 

Spring Roll (Vegan) – $12.50 

Smoked tofu, cucumber, tomato, cabbage, pickled vegetables, lettuce, chopped almonds, cilantro, basil, Sriracha, and sesame oil & vinegar. Served on Haus-baked ciabatta. Contains Nuts 

Fuzzy Bunny (Vegetarian) – $9.50 

Scallion cream cheese, roasted red peppers, cucumber, shredded cabbage, tomato, onion, lettuce, cilantro, black pepper, and sesame oil & vinegar on Haus-baked ciabatta. 

DeWitt Seitzer – $9.75 

A simple pleasure. Butter and your choice of salami, smoked ham, or smoked pork loin on a hero roll. Kid friendly

The Basic Bagel – $5.75 

Toasted Traditional or Everything bagel from St. Paul Bagelry with scallion cream cheese. Kid friendly

Grilled Cheese – $5.25 

Haus-baked white bread and cheddar cheese, toasted to melty perfection. Kid friendly

The Motherlover – $7.75

Your choice of smoked ham, salami, smoked turkey, or mortadella (think fancy bologna) with mayo and lettuce on Haus white bread. Kid friendly

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SALADS / BASKETS

NWS Salad – $15.75 – Vegan Upon Request – $12 

Smoked traditional Atlantic salmon, mixed greens, cilantro, pickled ginger, cabbage, cucumber, tomato, chopped Marcona almonds, sesame oil & vinegar, wasabi mayo, and Sriracha. Contains Nuts

Adisalad Vegan/Pescatarian – $11.50

Mixed greens, your choice of Hausmade kimchi (contains a small amount of fish sauce) or VEGAN Hausmade sauerkraut, cabbage, cucumbers, pickled vegetable medley, and chopped Marcona almonds. CONTAINS NUTS  

Fish Basket Price of fish +$3

Your choice of our famous smoked fish served with crackers and scallion cream cheese. 

Salami Basket – $17 

Our own dry-cured salami mix with olives, a featured local cheese, crusty bread, and local butter. Serves two.

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SIDES

Chips – $1.25

We carry a variety of Rachel’s chips & Lillie’s Q chips.

Side of Scallion Cream Cheese (6oz) – $4.75

6 ounces of our original schmear: soft cream cheese laced with scalliony goodness.

Side of Crayo (6oz) – $2.50

We mix together walnuts, garlic, and dried cranberries with southern-style smooth and creamy Duke’s mayo.

Hausmade Sauerkraut (6oz) – $2.75

Our sauerkraut is a simple mixture of cabbage, caraway, and salt that somehow develops into magic as it ferments. Great as a side, or midnight snack!

Kreamy Koolslaw (6oz) – $2.50

Hausmade coleslaw.

Olive Mix (4oz) – $3

A select mix of green and black olives.

Chocolate Chip Cookie – $2

Made by our friends at Positively 3rd Street Bakery (nut free).

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BEVERAGES

Mexi-Coke – $2

12oz bottle of Mexican Coca Cola.

Diet Coke – $1.25

Just for the taste of it. 12oz can.

Topo Chico – Lime – $2

A zero calorie sparkling mineral water bottled at source in Monterrey, Mexico, since 1895. Topo Chico, splash into the fun! 12oz bottle.

Sanpellegrino – Limonata – $1.75

Sparkling lemon beverage. Be transported to the lemon groves of Italy with Sanpellegrino Limonata. 12oz can.

Sanpellegrino – Blood Orange – $1.75

Sparkling blood orange beverage. Sanpellegrino Aranciata Rossa is made from oranges and blood oranges from Italy that get their unique color and taste from the conditions of the land in which they are grown. 12oz can.

Lacroix Lemon – $1.25

A lively lemon sparkling water. 12oz can.

Sprecher Sodas – $2

Handcrafted, fire brewed soda from Glendale, Wisconsin. 16oz bottle.

Underwood Snapchill Cold Coffee – $6

A 12oz “snapchilled” can of Duluth’s own Underwood Coffee. “Little Arrow is blend of seasonal coffees that emphasizes depth and balance in the cup… tasting notes of fudge, blackberry, & almond.” Served cold in an 12oz can.

Honest Tea – Lori’s Lemon Iced Tea – $2.75

Just the right balance of tasty ingredients, with an Honest twist—certified organic and just a tad sweet taste. 16oz bottle.

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DRY-CURED SALUMI

Salamini – $32/LB

We coarse-grind Minnesota Berkshire pork for our Salamini, then mix it with fennel and garlic. This creates a classic salami profile: meaty, savory, and slightly tart. We hand-tie each link and dry-cure it to perfection in small batches. Slice this up thin for your next charcuterie platter, and guests are sure to be delighted. Weights vary between 0.45 – 0.55 of a pound.

Saucisson Sec – $32/LB

We use a country-style French recipe which includes savory Berkshire pork, French four spice, white wine, and white peppercorns. A tart, fantastically smooth salami. It’s wonderful with cheese, wine, crusty bread, and any fruits and veggies you may have kicking around. Weights vary between 0.65 – 0.75 of a pound.

Pepperoni$32/LB

We make our melt-in-your-mouth Dry-Cured Pepperoni using red wine, paprika, fennel seed, and other fragrant spices. 2/3lb average.

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SAUSAGES

Andouille Sausage (1lb) – $16

Our take on the classic Cajun sausage is fully smoked, liberally spiced, and incredible in soups, jambalaya, or pasta. Breakfast will never be the same after you fry this up with eggs! Minnesota Berkshire Pork. 1lb.

Smoked Polish Sausage (1lb) – $15

We use plenty of garlic in our Smoked Polish Sausage, which starts with Minnesota Berkshire pork. This sausage is fully smoked and ready for the grill, the steamer, or a simple pasta dish. It also pairs well with a deep lager or fresh-baked buttery pretzel. 3 pack 1 lb average.

Smokehaus Summer Sausage (1/2lb) – $11

Grass-fed beef brisket, ground in small batches, mixed with Berkshire pork, mustard, honey, and spices, and smoked for a tangy, luxurious finish. Sold by the 1/2 pound.

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RAW SAUSAGES & BRATS

Apple Brats (Pack of 3) – $9

Sweet and juicy, our Apple Brats are made with Minnesota Berkshire pork, dried organic apples, apple juice, salt & spices. Sausages are raw (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

Beer Brats (Pack of 3) – $9.50

We call this one the “big friendly” because it’s made with a MN staple, Grain Belt Premium beer. This sausage features Grain Belt beer, Berkshire pork, Smokehaus Bacon, salt, pepper and ground mustard. Brats are raw (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

German Brats (Pack of 3) – $10.00

Get your mustard trio ready, baby! This sausage features veal, Berkshire pork, milk, salt and super-duper secret Germanic spices. Brats are raw (not smoked) and delivered frozen. Pack of 3.

Jalapeño Brats (Pack of 3) – $9.50

Bring the heat! Our Jalapeño Brat is made with Minnesota Berkshire Pork, Hausmade Bacon, jalapeños, mace, sugar, pepper & ginger. Sausages are raw (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

Italian Sausage (Pack of 3) – $8

“MIA MADRE QUELLA SALSICCIA!” Or you can just say “Damn! That’s good.” This sausage features Berkshire pork, salt, pepper, cayenne, crushed pepper, garlic, dried parsley, coriander, fennel seed, & bay leaves. Sausages are raw (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

Maple Breakfast Sausage Links – $8.50

Just sweet enough to kick your breakfast into a higher gear. We grind Berkshire pork and mix it with salt, crushed red pepper, sage, marjoram, cayenne, maple syrup, and honey.

Maple Breakfast Sausage (Ground) – $7.50

Not your average breakfast sausage. We grind our own Berkshire Pork, salt, and spices.
Midwestern Breakfast Sausage is raw sausage (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

Traditional Mexican Chorizo Fresco – $7.50

Sweet and savory our Chorizo Fresco will bring your breakfast tacos to a whole new level! Minnesota Berkshire ground pork, red wine, vinegar, salt, Mexican chile & spices. Chorizo is raw sausage (not smoked) and frozen. 1 pound.

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GRAB & GO

Smoked Salmon Pâté (8 oz) – $14.50

We start with our smoked Atlantic salmon and then blend it with horseradish, scallions, lemon juice, garlic, mayonnaise, dill, and just enough secret ingredients to keep the formula a mystery.

Hausmade Kimchi (16 oz) – $8.50

A Korean staple with a Smokehaus twist. Enjoy a bowl-full on its own, piled high on sandwiches, or atop your favorite weeknight dinners. 

Sauerkraut (16 oz) – $7 

Our sauerkraut is a simple mixture of cabbage, caraway, and salt that somehow develops into magic as it ferments. Great as a side, vegetable main, or midnight snack!

Kreamy Koolslaw (8oz) – $3.25

Hausmade coleslaw.

Boursin (8 oz) – $7.50

Haus-made citrus enhanced Boursin Cheese. Perfect for spreadables! 

Pimento (8 oz) – $7.50

Southern inspired Hause-made Pimiento Cheese.

Olivada (8 oz) – $8

Kalamata olive spread with a garlic bite.

Olive Mix (8oz) – $4

A select mix of green and black olives.

Castelvetrano Olives (8oz) – $3

Imported olives from Sicily. These olives are a bright green color with a meaty texture. They are buttery, rich, and delectable.

Crayo (8oz) – $3.25

We mix together walnuts, garlic, and dried cranberries with southern-style smooth and creamy Duke’s mayo.

CARR’S Table Water Crackers – $5 

Savory Rice Thins – $4

Croccantini Original – $3.50

Croccantini Rosemary – $3.50

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CHEESE

Alpha Tolman (5 oz wedge) – $8

Applewood Smoked Cheddar (6 oz wedge) – $7

Bent River Camembert (7 oz half wheel) – $10 (14 oz whole wheel) $20 

Blue Earth Brie (4 oz wedge) – $5.50

Edun (6 oz block) – $9

Glacier Penta Creme (5 oz wedge) – $7

Humboldt Fog (8 oz 1/2 wheel) – $14 (16 oz whole wheel) – $28

Montchevre Medallion (1 oz medallion) – $1 

Mobay (6 oz wedge) – $9.75

North Fork Munster (6 oz wheel) – $9.50

North Fork Munster (6 oz wheel) – $9.50

Vat 17 Cheddar (6 oz block) – $9.50

Widmer’s Brick Spread (8 oz tub) – $6.25

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What We Eat

For all the years leading up to my time at the Smokehaus, I ate the Cajun Finn. Exclusively. My only deviation was if I was lucky enough to show up on Taco Tuesday. Once I started working here, I knew I needed to explore the very expansive menu for no other reason than product knowledge. While doing research under the cloak of product testing, I learned what I’ve always known: we make some ridiculously good food. If you’ve ever come to the deli and asked the person working what their favorite sandwich is and saw them hesitate, hmm and haw… it’s for good reason. There’s much to choose from and rarely is it a bad choice. While I still love The Finn, I have yet to go wrong deviating from my old standby.

I took an informal poll of some staff (okay, I drug them aside and demanded an answer), veteran and new-ish and everything in-between. Here are the results: 

Nic P: “Italiensk. I love it because it features our salamundos (large diameter salamis) and the mortadella which are some of my favorite products we make here.”

Cho: “Probably The ‘06 because I really like our bison pastrami. Our meats are so quality and you can really taste it in the pastrami. And who doesn’t love a toasty sandwich?”

Tyler: “The ‘06 or a Phoebe for a good food coma. If I need to go light: Sitka Sushi for the win. Or, a pizza on a naan”.  Author’s notes: I had to inform Tyler that pizza, indeed, is not on our menu. No, really, we can’t make you a pizza.

Emma: “Spring Roll on a Square (vegan mode!). I love the pickled veg, it has such a unique flavor profile. The almonds? DEVINE. So good! They give it the crunch. God bless Patricia.” Author’s Note: Our Spring Roll used to be served on a Naan (thus, the “roll”) but moving forward it will be served on a square ciabatta which makes this solid vegetarian option a vegan sandwich too!

Cal: “D-Luxxx with Turkey. Always the turkey. Or, a Cold Turkey or, a Cedar’s Secret. The turkey is so good.” Author’s note: Cal’s been working here since he’s been in the womb. So if he says the turkey’s good, it’s good.

Nicholas Matthew Ruszat Klee: “For years I’ve ordered the Cold Turkey, now I make the Cold Turkey, thus the circle of life continues.” When asked what he would do if we were out of Crayo, a critical ingredient in this second best selling sandwich, Nick responded, mournfully, that he “would simply weep”. 

Taylor P: “Big Dipper. The porketta here is so good and it feels like the regional favorite that I grew up eating is less common. Plus, people generally wouldn’t think of making a sandwich with this as the key ingredient.”

Brian: “Hedonist or Bahn Faux Mi. Both feature the country pâté which has such a great, complex flavor. I see people who have worked here for a very long time regularly eat the country pâté which is an indicator that a product is good and has lasting power.”

Justin: “Bahn Faux Mi.” Author’s notes: Justin is a man of few words.

Ben: “I worked in the pizza industry for a long time. When I go to a place that specializes in pizza, I get the most basic thing they have, a cheese pizza. If their crust and their sauce aren’t great, their pizza won’t be great. So here, I would recommend some of our most basic sandwiches like the The Northern Bagel with Smoked Salmon or Gravlax. You’ll get to taste what we do best and guaranteed, it will be delicious.”

What products are gluten free?

Every variety of Smoked Fish, Gravlax, every variety of Bratwurst, Smoked Turkey, Smoked Ham, Corned Beef, Country Pate, Porketta, Mortadella and Lamb (only available on a sandwich), Andouille, Bacon, Pancetta, Bison Buddies, Polish Sausage, Chorizo, Pork Loin, Beef Pastrami, Beef & Pork Summer Sausage, Saucisson Sec, Pepperoni, Peppemundo, Salamini & Salamundo.