A Restaurant’s Take

Cutty’s Spuckie sandwich

In Brookline, a muffuletta-inspired masterpiece.

Adam Ried

Boston old-timers, particularly from Italian neighborhoods, may refer to subs or grinders as “spuckies.” That’s what the Brookline sandwich shop Cutty’s calls its muffuletta-inspired sandwich combining mortadella, finocchiona, hot capicola, fresh mozzarella, and briny-sweet olive and carrot salad. There’s also a vegetarian version with roasted eggplant standing in for the meats.  

CUTTY’S 284 Washington Street, Brookline, 617-505-1844,

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