Antonelli's Cheese Shop
4220 Duval St., Austin, 78751, 512/531-9610
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-7pm; Sun., noon-5pm
photo by John Anderson
You'll find a majority of American artisanal cheeses here.
The vinaigrette-dressed beet and barley salad, tossed with mint and pumpkin seeds is inspired simplicity. Move on to luscious house-cured charcuterie.
2307 Hancock, 512/371-6840
This market/restaurant from Houston's Mandola clan attracts crowds with imported Italian deli meats and cheeses, fresh-baked rustic breads and pastries, and homemade gelatos and sorbettos. Enjoy well-selected wines by the bottle or the glass and prepared foods to eat in the cavernous, crowded dining room or to take out.
4700 W. Guadalupe #12, 512/419-9700
This grocery and deli offers a selection of blintzes, fresh-smoked or marinated fish, caviar, top-quality meats, and Russian breads. The daily lunch specials ensure a surprise treat for every visit. Mmm, kartoshkas.
7817 Rockwood #102, 512/459-1449