There might be hope for those craving another good deli in the neighborhood. Gio’s Cafe & Deli is set to open in the former Roaster’s Deli space at Preston and LBJ by Dec. 1.

It may not be a purebred New York deli, but it may have potential. The Chicago-based restaurant specializes in Italian fare, including hot and cold paninis as well as traditional pizzas and pasta dishes.

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