Sidestreets Delicatessen in Charlotte Goes Crazy Over Cheesecake
Sidestreets has been selling Deland's cheesecakes for less than a year. These days they're helping to drive the small businesses' customer base.
Owner Dave McNamara, who opened the deli in 2012, is making plans to relocate the operation to a bigger space.
When the business makes the move, Deland's dessert offerings could expand at a bakery that he envisions creating inside the deli itself.
The deli is a popular spot for sandwiches and soups. The menu is reminiscent of delis McNamara managed and then supervised for six years in New York. He owned two delis by the same name in the 1980s and 1990s in East Lansing and Lansing. Here's more from the Lansing State Journal.