In 2002, Ted Matern and Allen Palmer opened this tiny gourmet shop crammed with everything a slow foodie needs. They make every effort to source locally; sources for the all-local pastries and breads include Margaret Palca, Baked in Red Hook and Royal Crown breads. The list of locally produced comestibles is long but customer's favorite products are Jacque Torres Chocolates, Wheelhouse and Rick's Picks pickles, Acme smoked meats, Biellese Charcuterie, Karl Ehmer meats, Bec Fin Pate, Amy Berg cookies and Catsmo Smoked Salmon. Cheeses, not all local, range from sheep's milk ricotta flown in weekly from Italy to a wide variety of Vermont Cheeses.
814 Union St. (at Seventh Avenue)