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Saturday, July 31, 2010

The Best Place for Perogies! M and M European Deli - Sarasota, Fl

My daughter and I like to visit these little family operated eating places in and around our neighborhood. For lunch today we visited M & M European Delicatessen on Proctor and Swift road. With over sixty varieties of cold cuts and cheeses, M & Ms also stocks Hungarian Sausage, fresh breads, desserts and imported beers, and foods.
The lady working behind the counter wasn't happy I took a picture with her in it and I didn't give her a warning I was taking it. I told her you couldn't really see her and showed her the photo and she was okay with it.

This gem is nestled in a little strip mall right near The Bangkok restaurant. Named after husband and wife team Marta and Mario Bartoszek, M & M European Delicatessen offers a variety of Hungarian and Polish foods.

Primarily a take-out market, the deli does provide several tables and chairs if you want to stop in for a sandwich or gyro on lunch break. During season they offer lunch specials with soups like borscht or pickle soups and perogies of many flavors. We are sitting at a table near the window when I was taking the photo.

They list the sandwiches on a board or have many salads and hot dishes too. You can get it cold to go to warm up at home.

It's a pretty good size market with many European products offered. They even have frozen food so you can bring those perogies home frozen and pull them out when you need a quick meal. I come here for the perogies, and get them warm and eat them here.

Today I got three kinds, the meat, cheese and potatoes and mushroom and sauerkraut! I love how they do the onions that they serve with it.

Maranda got the potato pancake and a salad. The last time we were here I did try the pickle soup. It was very fresh tasting and different. You better like dill pickles if you get this. I had photos of the soup and potato pancake but it's on my cell phone and I'm not sure how to post the photos from there. Sorry!
There is nothing fancy here, but they have good basic German and Polish food.