Franco’s Italian Deli is one of the few things I miss about Illinois. It’s located about three miles from my old work. For the last year or so I worked there, I would head to Franco’s at least once a month.
It isn’t a fancy place. And it isn’t expensive. But it’s amazing.
I always get the smoked ham and Swiss. The key to a good sandwich is good bread, and theirs was the best. I always buy a couple cheese sticks—a flaky pastry with raspberry or cinnamon flavoring and a powder sugar dusting. It’s been more than a year since I’ve been there. It was just as good as always.