You can go to Gio’s Café & New York Deli and judge if it is in fact an “authentic New York deli.” Gio’s is located in the former Ed’s-turned-Roaster’s space at Preston and LBJ. They will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Jump for the full story.
From the copy and paste press release department:
DALLAS –Gio’s Café & New York .Deli, an authentic New York-style delicatessen and restaurant, is now open at Preston Valley Shopping Center, located at the southwest corner of Preston Road and LBJ Freeway. Gio’s deli offers meats, including by the pound, smoked fish, a selection of cheeses, sour pickles, pastries, knishes and breads.
The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with specialties such as stuffed cabbage, goulash, Romanian steak, corned beef and cabbage, smoked fish platters and gourmet Angus burgers.
Gio’s is owned and operated by Spiro Giannopoulos and Lisa Giannopoulos. Lisa is the Customer Service Manager, managing aspects of the café and deli and catering business on a daily basis.
Spiro is in charge of the operation of the business in terms of food, quality and cooking. Spiro started in the restaurant business in 1978 as co-owner of Cuzin’s Restaurant, located in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Dallas in 1989 and has since been involved with such well-known concepts as Deli-News, Royal Café, Café Meditterane and Paesanos.