Most of Franklin Street is quiet during weekdays while students are in class, but Med Deli’s daily lunch rush is the exception. Every afternoon, dozens of people crowd in front of packed deli cases and order from a huge menu of sandwiches, platters, and pre-made salads. Pick a few mezze from the cold counter and make a plate, or get falafel or kebobs in a pita, or over rice. This is a great place for vegetarians but it works for just about anyone. Get your lunch to-go and eat on UNC’s Lower Quad or drive ten minutes and sit on rocking chairs at the botanical gardens. Or skip the crowd entirely and head in for a sit-down dinner.
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