$10 Deal: Mr. Rusty’s Italian beef

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: July 05, 2024 6:30 PM CT | Published: July 05, 2024 11:03 AM CT
Joshua Carlucci
Special to The Daily Memphian

Joshua Carlucci

Joshua Carlucci is a food writer and professional cook from rural Central California. He is a Memphis transplant by way of New Orleans and New York City. He has a bachelor’s in English from UC Berkeley, a culinary diploma from the Institute of Culinary Education and is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Memphis. Find more of his work on his website, joshuacarlucci.com

I got my Italian beef sandwich the only way I know how: hot and dipped. It may or may not sound sexy to you, but this is actual Italian beef terminology. Before you order one, let’s talk about the lingo.


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