Chef and co-owner Robert Lyford creates the freshest sandwiches around at this spot in historic downtown McKinney, using locally sourced produce, meats, and breads. The menu changes daily, so plan ahead if you want the lamb meatloaf sandwich with goat cheese, walnut pesto, and peperonata. Trust us. You do. 116 N. Tennessee St., Ste. 102, McKinney. 972-548-9141.
Dallas’ most popular Italian market, Jimmy’s Food Store, makes the city’s favorite meatball subs.