505 Frisco Ave., Metairie, 833-9275
Muffulettas are stuffed to bursting and heated through if desired.
930 Tchoupitoulas St., 588-7675
Meats made in-house are extra succulent, and pickled peppers add kick.
Stein's Market & Deli
2207 Magazine St., 527-0771
The house "mupheletta" is a Philadelphia-inspired version on ciabatta with Tuscan ham and aged provolone.
DiMartino's Famous New Orleans Muffulettas
1788 Carol Sue Ave., 392-7589; 6641 WestBank Expy., 341-4096; 3900 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, 367-0227
DiMartino's proves muffulettas can thrive under fast-food efficiency.
923 Decatur St., 523-1620
The original is still the standard for comparison.