12 fantastic sandwiches in Boston
253 Shawmut Avenue, Boston. 617-391-0902.
Jamie Bissonnette needs another fawning valentine like he needs a hole in his head. But here goes: His salumi grinder at Coppa sets the standard to which the Hubs glut of uninspired cold-cuts subs should aspire. In the end, it comes down to curatorial chops. The ciabatta comes from Cambridge (Iggys). The provolone, from Vermont. Salami and olive tapenade get crafted in-house just in time to join the mortadella, prosciutto, and cherry peppers Italian tourists, all on a multicultural caravan that ends up on your plate.
ALSO TRY: Sea Urchin Panini