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Food & Drink

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


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 ( www.countryfile.com);

Donald Reid is the editor of ‘The Larder’ ( www.thelarder.net);

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

Alice Murray is the events manager at Slow Food UK ( www.slowfood.org.uk)

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