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Italian sandwich shop boom fuelled by family, tradition.

At Bossa in Verdun, for example, day after day crowds gather to devour chef and founder Daniel Lo Manto’s succulent sandwiches. Keeping up with the booming demand is a constant battle, he says.

“It’s like controlled chaos, almost like a ballet or a dance,” Lo Manto tells Global News.

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Montreal cult sandwicheria, Bossa, is coming to Time Out Market Montréal

If you haven’t wrapped your mouth around one of Bossa’s next-level sandwiches you don’t know what you’re missing. 

The beloved family-run Verdun institution—with a second spot in Rosemont—is bringing its sandwich magic to downtown’s Time Out Market Montréal this month, and we are counting down the days.

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This Montreal Italian Takeout Spot Makes Authentic Sandwiches That Taste Just Like Nonna's

Who needs a trip to Italy when you've got a taste of it in Montreal's very own Verdun? In the age of COVID-19, with dining rooms currently closed, we've got you covered on a must-try spot that is bound to fulfill all of your takeaway needs. BOSSA is an Italian restaurant and grocery store that prides itself on being family-run, and their signature sandwiches certainly set them apart.



I’ve said it in the past (and literally two articles ago) that one of my favourite comfort foods is a sandwich. The humble sandwich. You can literally make a sandwich with anything and it can be considered a snack or a meal. 


Bossa: A staple ready-to-eat Italian counter in Verdun

For the past year, Bossa ready-to-eat counter has been taking Verdun by storm. Opened in 2018, this unassuming neighborhood address now welcomes a line of customers almost every day. Known for its decadent sandwiches, Bossa is a must-stop for all your fine Italian take-out.

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JMSB student Daniel Lomanto tells us about the highs and lows of opening his own business at 23 years old.

Months into the pandemic, we’ve seen its devastating effects on our economy and local businesses. Though the federal government has been scrambling to offer guidance and financial support for business owners, the sharp decrease in clientele and consumers’ continuing aversion to retail therapy has hit hard.

BOSSA, spécialiste des mets italiens.

Ca fait près de 20 mois que le restaurant Bossa, sandwicherie de renom en devenir et comptoir de mets italien qui offre un prêt à manger significatif sur la Promenade Wellington – tout à côté de la Banque Royale -, est devenu un endroit qu’il faut visiter, ne serait-ce que pour s’émouvoir devant un de ses Espresso, sans lait, à déguster en trois rasades !

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