By Jrm

September 05,2019

SBS Food Feature: The Saint George Muffuletta

Metcalfe’s muffuletta was recently featured in an SBS article by Lee Tran Lam.

Lee Tran Lam says “James Metcalfe‘s muffuletta at Sydney’s Saint George restaurant is influenced by his time in New Orleans, where the sandwich originates. In fact, his first muffuletta was at Central Grocery, where the sandwich was invented in 1906. Owner Salvatore Lupo noticed that Sicilian farmers would visit his store and order deli meats, cheese, olives and bread and struggle to balance the different trays of food on their laps. So he decided to conveniently blend everything into a sandwich, which was much easier to eat.”

Read the full article here: https://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2019/08/07/surprising-story-behind-it-sandwich-ruling-instagram

If you can’t make it to Saint George in Chippendale, our muffuletta is also available at JRM cafe W&Co in Pyrmont.

Order yours online now:

W&Co Pyrmont

Saint George Dining

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