Melvin's Deli Comfort

Deli food isn't a particularly hot topic on the Austin dining scene, but Melvin's is an example of why we should be paying closer attention. For a little over two years, Melinda and Kevin Ellis have mastered the art of the monster sandwich, from house-cured pastrami Reubens to delightfully gooey croque monsieurs. Wear your loosest pants for lunch.

More about Melvin's Deli Comfort

More First Plates awards

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle