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 October 25 & 26, 2014: Got Cake PushUp Cakes

  Last weekend was the grand opening of Shwick Market in Bushwick, Brooklyn. I will be posting photos shortly, but I thought I’d start by highlighting Got Cake, a sweet, delicious and innovative new food company founded by Shana Lawson. Read all about making your own push pop with tiny

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Fall Harvest Market Haul + Onion Recipes Wanted

Yesterday, James and I went to the farmers market in the rain. There’s something about raindrops on apples, the light filtered through clouds and the edible rainbow of seasonal produce that made the market glow yesterday. So we kind of lost our minds loading up on mid-week ingredients. Our “haul

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Weekend Market Picks October 17, 18, & 19, 2014: Vintage Jewelry at the Chelsea Flea

The Chelsea Flea Market is a wonderful place to spend several hours getting lost in history. Since the Antiques Garage closed to make way for a new high rise building, this outdoor market has become the new home to many sellers of old things. Strolling through the generous rows of

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Seasonal Pears: Bite Right In Or Make Them Into Sweet and Savory Fall Treats

Pears are a wonderful seasonal fruit. You can find a surprising variety of pears in the farmers markets right now, including Bartlett, D’Anjou, Bosc, Sekel and Comice (pictured above). According to the Pear Bureau Northwest, people have been growing and eating pears since 5000 BC. Pears taste delicious, and they

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Weekend Market Picks October 10, 11 & 12, 2014: Glorious Gourds

This weekend is chock full of amazing markets, including three new ones! I love fall, with cool days, cozy nights and the new season of vegetables, Not to mention the gourds and pumpkins! If you want my recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Roasted Chestnut Morsels, let me know! WEEKEND

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