A Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Farmers Markets

The indoor and outdoor food markets throughout New York City are at the heart of food innovation, the new go-to spots for food lovers. Imagine a sumptuous, buttery fresh lobster roll, or a brick oven pizza. Or maybe something exotic, like an authentic pupusa, a small corn tortilla filled with savory beans and cheese, or a spicy kimmchi dog. Follow up your main course with three mini-cupcakes in flavors you have probably never imagined, like lavender chocolate, maple bacon and blueberry port mascarpone. These gastronomic delights – and so many more – are made locally or regionally with the freshest ingredients available.

A Plethora of Plump Peaches and Plums

When we were freshmen in high school, my friend Mary Ann told me that the best way to practice kissing was to repeat the phrase, “Peaches, Plums, and Alfalfa” over and over. You just tried it, amiright? So this time of year is a great way to practice your kissing

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Weekend Market Picks August 23 & 24, 2014: Brooklyn Night Bazaar

It’s late summer, and we all really need to focus on squeezing all the fun we possibly can before fall comes with its busy schedules and expectations for the rest of the year. So grab your friends and go enjoy the relaxed vibes, great food, and incredible innovation in the

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When Life Gives You Watermelon, Make Watermelon Juice

A few days ago, we bought a big, sweet, seedless watermelon from Michisk’s Farm at the Union Square Greenmarket. We snarfed up half of it, and then it sat in the fridge. Half a watermelon takes up a LOT of space. This morning, James said, “I know! Let’s make watermelon

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Extending The Summer With A Sweet Juicy Watermelon

James loves watermelon. We simply have not had enough of it this summer. So yesterday in the Union Square Greenmarket, the plump, seedless watermelons from Michisk’s Farm caught his eye. We stepped under the tent, where we heard a woman say to the farmer, “You have the sweetest watermelons in

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Weekend Market Picks August 16 & 17, 2014: Farmers Market Bounty

  If ever there was a time to shop as much as you can in your local farmers market, it is right now. James and I walked through the Union Square Greenmarket yesterday on the way back from lunch, and we ended up with an abundance of my very favorite

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