Meatless Charcuterie: Charlito's Cocina Fig Salami

5min Food

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Meet Charles Wekselbaum, the founder and head salami maker of Charlito's Cocina, a made-by-hand, artisan charcuterie business based in Long Island City, Queens. Charlito is a master charcutier. But believe it or not, his business launched with an entirely meatless product: the fig salami, an artisan product loved by vegans and meat lovers alike.