Delicatessen facts for kids
A delicatessen is a shop that sells prepared foods of high quality to retail customers (shoppers). Typical products are cheeses, smoked fish, and cured meats, "delicacies" that have a long shelf life. The foods requiring refrigeration are kept in and sold from a cold case, or as canned foods on shelves.
Neighborhood delicatessens often feature ethnic foods for immigrant and second-generation patrons.
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French delicacies sold in delicatessens: foie gras and Sauternes
An Italian-style delicatessen in Five Dock, Sydney
In Spanish: Delicatessen (gastronomía) para niños
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