The 50 best delicatessens

Forget limp sandwiches and bought-in chutneys, a great deli is the home of mouth-watering meats, artisan cheeses and perfect pastries. Lucy Gillmore tastes the difference

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This week's panel

Clare Hargreaves writes a monthly section on seasonal and local food for BBC ‘Good Food’, and is food editor of BBC ‘Countryfile’ magazine (;

Donald Reid is the editor of ‘The Larder’ (;

Nicola Whiteford is the editor of ‘Great British Food’ ( www.greatbritish;

Alice Murray is the events manager at Slow Food UK (

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