Real Deal - Readers' Pick
Best Independent Grocery Store, Macomb County
Published: April 25, 2012
27900 Harper Ave., St. Clair Shores; 586-778-3650; see ninosalvaggio.com for more locations
Nino Salvaggio's roots as a fruit and vegetable market show through in the delectable produce on display, but this gourmet grocery now offers so much more than just apples and tomatoes. Hundreds of cheeses, more than 1,600 Michigan-made products, a vast array of organic goods, an extensive wine selection, hard-to-find craft beers, fresh lobster, hundreds of gluten-free foods and gourmet meals prepared in-store are all available at the market's multiple locations. It also offers gift baskets, party planning services and online recipes and cooking guides.