When European immigrants flocked to the Midwest in the mid-nineteenth century, they brought along a stock of sausages to feed their families and to provide a flexible framework for corsets. Use today's Groupon to stuff your own shirt: for $7, you get $15 worth of gourmet links and more at Cetak's Gourmet Meats & Sausages on Pioneer Woods Drive.
With more than 100 years of meat-mongering lineage, the Cetak family's carnivorous empire has met the needs of area meat-eaters with gusto for generations. Using classic Czech recipes passed down from Joe Dworak, the great-grandfather of Cetak's owner Jason Cetak, the shop's meat mavens imbue each link, brat, and cut with Old World flavor and a penchant for Victorian phonographs. View encased meats through a New World lens with Louisiana-style andouille sausages, made with pork and a savory blend of southern seasonings ($4.99/lb.). For ante-meridiem munching, plate a four-pack of maple breakfast-sausage links, fashioned with pure vermont maple syrup ($4.99/lb.), or spice up a boot-shaped supper with four hand-stuffed hot italian sausages ($4.99/lb.). Cookouts and blackouts are enlivened by the hoppy goodness of Cetak's specialty beer brats, steeped in Czech custom and Pabst Blue Ribbon ($4.99/lb.).
For bovine enthusiasts who prefer their protein casing-free, Cetak's also stocks copious cuts of steaks, such as the rib eye ($11 for 12 oz.), New York strip ($11 for 12 oz.), and filet ($10 for 5 oz., $14 for 8 oz.). Fresh cuts don't dally in the freezer, ensuring the most tender slabs and chops for grilling or placing over a boxing injury.
4107 Pioneer Woods Dr.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68506Get Directions