Monday, September 17, 2012

Pop-up: Maestro Sausage Sandwiches Available For The First Time In 38 Years

I guess pop-ups aren't just for the nouveau anymore. Maestro Sausage Company, an LA fine Italian sausage institution since forever, will offer their own sausage sandwiches for the first time in 38 years at the upcoming LA Beer Week. Led by Executive Chef Andres Moya of South Pasadena's Griffins of Kinsale and The Foundry Chef Josh McKnight, the one day pop-up will feature three Maestro special sausage sandwiches (menu below).

Founded by Domenico "Maestro" Pontrelli, MSC originated in the Eastside Market Italian Deli in the roaring '20s, but eventually left the Market (and sandwiches) in 1974 to pursue manufacturing possibilities. Now headquartered in Vernon, Maestro sausages today can be found at many of LA's top Italian grocers (Bay Cities, Sorrento Italian Market, Eagle Rock Italian Bakery) and fine Italian and pizza joints (Vito's, Bottega Louie), amongst many other locations.

Truth be told: the sausage is darn delicious and the perfect compliment to all the beer you're going to consume. Don't trust my word? Take this dude's. Besides, all sausage sandwich proceeds benefit charity! You're eating sausage and getting credit for philanthropy!

Here are the details:
Maestro Sausage Pop-up
          Executive Chef Andres Moya (Griffins of Kinsale)
          Chef Josh McKnight (The Foundry)
Sunday, September 30, 2012
12:00 - 4:00 PM
4th Annual LA beer Week Festival
Union Station, Downtown Los Angeles
All sausage sandwiches will be $5

All proceeds to benefit the Real Medicine Foundation.

To purchase discounted pre-sale tickets to LA Beer Week, go here.

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