Di Palo's Fine Foods
historic spot to pick up authentic italian cheeses and meats for an amazing antipasti at home.
Little Italy / Lunch: Amazing Meats & Cheeses and Italian sandwiches/bread - famous institution in Little Italy
Italian Americans drive from two states over. Their prosciutto is very fresh and sliced very thin - machine cut is cheaper than hand cut. Note the plaque outside on the Mott Street side of the store in memory of the Italian American veterans.
“On the other corner from the more famous di palo's but I spent one summer during grade school eating nothing but their fresh baked rosemary, mozzarella and prosciutto cubes bread. It was incredible. I don't see that bread anymore but it is now a tourist stop for Europeans with many Italian imports and a deli counter. ”
“111 Mott takes the UPS deliveries when the doorbell is rung and missed - bring your ID, They may also order household products for you.”
“working class awesome, reliably good coffee and egg tarts, yeastier dough than other Chinatown bakeries, steamed buns are affordable some stuffed with sticky rice or half a Chinese rosewater sausage”
“coffee is back to form and available at 6am, roast pork buns ready at around 630am, buttercream buns are also recommended”