Plantone’s Italian Market offers iconic East Coast sandwiches

Jan 10, 2017 678

One culinary upside of living in a town full of expatriates is the cross-section of regional delicacies available in the Las Vegas Valley. But two of the northeast corridor's favorite sandwiches, the Newark Italian hot dog and Philadelphia roast pork, have proven fairly elusive — rarely attempted and almost never done properly. Fortunately for any North Jersey or Philly transplants who may have given up on ever finding them locally, the new Plantone's Italian Market, 8680 W. Warm Springs Road, is offering solid versions of both.

The restaurant's consultant, Tony Figurelli, brings the street cred of having grown up outside of Newark eating Italian hot dogs at the famed Jimmy Buff's, and later managing a franchise of the iconic Philly chain Tony Luke's. And while his creations aren't exactly what this Jersey boy remembers from his youth, they're pretty close. For both longtime fans and the uninitiated, here's a rundown of what he and his team are doing.

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