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Step Up Your Sandwiches

It’s no secret that at the Brick Your Neighborhood Deli, we are passionate about good, yummy sandwiches made fresh from the finest ingredients. We love creating our signature sandwiches for you, fresh to order. But if you’re creating your own masterpieces at home, heed these smart sandwich tips from the Sandwich King himself, Jeff Mauro.

  • Put the extra effort in to melt the cheese or cook up some of the sandwich components. This extra step takes sandwiches to the next level.
  • Consider the bread you are using. With so many varieties available (ex. sliced bread, rolls, subs), think about the sandwich you are creating and how the type of bread can enhance it.
  • Condiments can really compliment a sandwich, adding an extra layer of flavor and moisture. And don’t be afraid to use more than one condiment. Layer different flavors and see how they work together, or use them as a marinade for meats.
  • Proper sandwich ratios are a must. Your choice ingredients should be proportional to the sandwich size. Feel free to pile your sandwich high, but be sure the elements are relative in size, otherwise your creation may be impossible (or extra messy) to eat.

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No time to make a sandwich at home? Visit the Brick and we’ll make your favorite sandwich fresh to order. Join us weekdays 7:00am-4:00pm and Saturdays 8:00am-4:30pm for yummy sandwiches or breakfast served until 10:30am.

What Is A Gluten Free Diet?

Gluten free foods have been gaining a lot of buzz lately. A gluten free diet is used as long term treatment for people living with celiac disease, but more people are realizing their non-celiac gluten sensitivity. So how do you know you’re gluten sensitive? And what is gluten?

Gluten is a protein found predominantly in wheat, barley, rye and a newer grain called triticale. It acts as the glue that holds food together. Common foods that contain gluten include (but are not limited to) breads, cereals, pastas, malt, and beer.

When people with celiac disease ingest gluten, it attacks their small intestine and can lead to more serious health complications. Those who have non-celiac gluten sensitivity may notice symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, joint pain, foggy mind, numbness in the legs, arms or fingers, and balance problems when eating gluten-rich foods. If you suspect either of these conditions, it is important to discuss your symptoms with your physician.

If you are following a gluten free diet, for whatever reason, there are plenty of options for you. Most gluten free foods these days are obviously marked, but it is wise to learn how to read labels as well. Things to be wary of are malt, which is made from barley, and hydrolyzed vegetable protein, which may contain wheat.

Breads should be avoided, but there are gluten free bread options available. In the case of cereals, you should stick to the corn or rice based varieties. In lieu of regular pastas, you can find rice, corn or quinoa based pastas, or turn to good old rice and potatoes for your carbohydrate intake. You can find more information on gluten free diets here. However, when cutting gluten from your diet, you may risk a poor intake of fiber and some essential nutrients. Consult a dietician before switching to a gluten free diet.

With the increased popularity of gluten free foods comes a wider variety of options for those living the gluten free life. And lucky for you, we now offer gluten free bread! Our Boar’s Head meats and select cheeses are also gluten free, so you can enjoy a delicious, gluten free sandwich from the Brick Market & Deli!

Visit us Monday through Saturday 10:30am-7:30pm at 105 E Arrow Hwy in Pomona. Online ordering is also available Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm.


Outrageous Sandwich Recipes

Let’s face it; desperate times call for desperate measures. And from these experiences, a little bit of genius can be discovered.

Sandwiches can be an easy go-to when you have limited options. But would you ever think to combine these ingredients? Here’s a list of interesting sandwich recipes compiled by TODAY Food.

Baked Bean French Toast Sandwich

Interestingly savory and sweet concoction.

 Doughnut Monte Cristo Sliders

Delicious, ingenious, perfection.


Grilled Macaroni and Cheese Sandwich

Simplicity at its finest.

Pizza Topped Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Who needs pizza dough when you can use chicken? And then throw it in between some bread.


Bahn Mi Meatball Sub

A tasty, new approach to the meatball sub (Suggested name change: “Bahn Mi-tball Sub”).



Red Pepper Chipotle Cheese Steaks

You can’t go wrong with a cheese steak.


Omelet Sandwich

Because throwing two pieces of bread around a good thing makes it better.


Open-Faced Apple Butter Pastrami Sandwich

Don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it.


Whether you had to get creative because you were a starving, struggling college student, or you were left home alone with nothing to eat, we’re sure you’ve come up with some pretty epic meals. We want to hear about the craziest meals you’ve put together – share your stories with us! Connect with us on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.

For the sandwiches you know and love, visit the Brick Market & Deli in Pomona. If you haven’t already, check out our online ordering system, available Monday-Saturday from 10:00am-7:00pm.

Best Sandwiches In Movie History

It’s no surprise; we love sandwiches here at the Brick Market and Deli. And who doesn’t enjoy a great movie. Naturally, upon hearing about this compilation of the greatest sandwiches in movie history, we got excited. Inspired by David Lowery’s twitter discussion, brings us the 10 best sandwiches in movie history. Enjoy!

Do you believe a sandwich scene is missing from this list? Let us know! You can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. You can also find us on Instagram and Pinterest.

For yummy sandwiches in the Pomona area, choose the Brick Market and Deli. We’re open Monday-Saturday 10:30am-7:30pm.