A larger offshoot of the tiny Brunswick Street Alimentari close by, the Smith Street version has everything we love about an Italian deli. There are plenty of things to pick up and take home for the world’s best lunch you didn’t make, but you’re likely to get distracted by the dining room and end up sitting down for breakfast before you leave.
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