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Marisol Salgado has co-owned the Whale of a Deli for over 15 years. She hopes to add tri-tip and pulled pork sandwiches in the spring.   David Briggs

The lunch rush at the Whale of the Deli on Monday arrived in waves as patrons floated in to gaze at three blackboards announcing custom sandwiches, pizza and Mexican food. Cheers from the Winter Olympics played on the television in the maroon-tinged room while the deli’s matriarch presided from behind the counter.

Marisol Salgado, who . . .

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