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About Chef Anne

Chef Anne and her husband Rob, own The Deli Diva which serves divalicious sandwiches, soups, salads, desserts and more at 1st Ave SW, in historic downtown Largo, Florida. Chef Anne is a culinary travel writer and book author. She has written weekly columns for AOL/Huffington Post and Tampa Bay Start, as well as many travel and food related articles for numerous publications. Her books are available for purchase here: Rob is a talented metal artist, creating commissioned pieces of all types for his clients. From sculptures and garden art, as seen at the deli, to decorative estate iron gates and fences, he does it all. Stop by and try something fabulous dahling! Open M-F 11am to 3pm

Updates for the Deli Diva and Dude

It’s been awhile since I posted. We have been very busy. The new tenants are in with their restaurant and Rob has been traveling back and forth working on his sculptures up north. He has also been busy with his … Continue reading

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Nice Article on Patch About Us…Check it Out

So many of you have been calling and stopping by to wish us well these past few weeks. We are so fortunate to have met so many wonderful people over the years of serving our foods at The Deli Diva. … Continue reading

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I Think We Just Broke a Record! Great News!

In what must be a record for a restaurant changing hands, we are so pleased to announce that in less than two weeks after we made our announcement that we were leasing out the space due to our other committments … Continue reading

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The End of One Journey and The Start of Another

Sometimes things happen so fast, it leaves you wondering which path to take. Rob and I have been presented with a major, life-changing challenge that is both exciting and sad for us. Let me start with the excitement… Several weeks … Continue reading

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Big Yard Sale Sat & Sun 7/13 & 14

I mentioned Rob and I were cleaning house so we are finally ready to hold our yard sale. I just hope it’s not a total wash out with all the rain we’ve been having. Stop by and say HI this … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

Just a reminder that we are now closed for the summer and will re-open on October 1, 2013. We hope everyone has a great summer! Rob is staying busy with his metal work classes, but still has some openings if … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6/19 Is Our Final Day Until October 1st!

We planned on being able to stay open all this week, but the word is out and you’ve been coming in droves! I just put the last of the pastrami briskets into the smoker for their overnight smoke. They will … Continue reading

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Super Specials Start Monday and Continue Until We Close for the Summer!

It’s getting close to that time and you have been so supportive all season long that we want to thank you in our own special way with lots of specials right up until we close. First, is the big PASTRAMI … Continue reading

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Winding Down to Summer Break!

Most of you know we are a seasonal restaurant and close the end of June each year and then re-open the first of October. We will be celebrating our 4th anniversary this November and it’s all thanks to our wonderful … Continue reading

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June is Upon Us!

Here we are in our final month before we close for the summer season. If you have been craving our foods, this is the month to make sure you get here because we will close for the summer at the … Continue reading

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