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.

Weekend Market Picks November 22 & 23, 2014: Brussels Sprouts 2015

Every year I have to post a story about Brussels sprouts because the are just so pretty. This year I’ve found some true beauties at the Union Square Greenmarket. Brussels sprouts look like teensy cabbages, but they actually grow on stalks. It is lovely to bring home an entire stalk

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Celebrating 750 Stories About Passion, Innovation And Entrepreneurship

I recently surpassed a milestone: 750 stories, right here on Markets of New York City!

I started this site as a blog in December 2009 because my guidebook was finished and in my editor’s hands, but I didn’t want to stop writing.

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Bodhitree Farm: Beautiful New Video from Food.Curated

  Bodhitree Farm is one of my very favorites, and I have known owner Nevia No for years from the Abingdon Square Greenmarket in the West Village. I’ve never seen her farm though. Liza De Guia’s story about Nevia and her vegetables on Food.Curated, in partnership with Food & Wine Magazine,

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Weekend Market Picks November 8 & 9, 2014: A Guest Chef + A New Video

  Several very exciting things have been going on! First, I am thrilled to have my very first Guest Chef contribute a wonderful story about shopping in a food and produce market in Fethiye, Turkey. You probably know Chef Ross Hutchinson from his Bacon Marmalade days. Read about what he

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Guest Chef: Ross Hutchinson Takes Us To A Turkish Market

Ross Hutchinson is the very first chef to be featured on Markets of New York City! I met him and his amazing wife Joanna Cybulski during my first ever book signing at Brooklyn Craft Central. They invented Bacon Marmalade (remember?), got us all addicted, and then moved to Mallorca. Ross

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