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Cornucopia Feels Like Italy

When in Cornucopia, do as the Italians do

How to Feel Like You’re in Italy

Maybe it’s the red-pepper-and-eggplant crostini glistening with olive oil, or the rough-textured, ultra-thin slices of prosciutto, or the aroma of strong espresso, but Cornucopia (8102 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda; 301-652-1625) just feels like Italy. Owner “Ibo” Selmy, who assembles panini as if they were works of art, is passionate about Italian food—he’s half Italian himself—and it shows at this salumeria/bakery/espresso bar.

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