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 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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Mercato Notturno Brings A Taste of Bologna to Union Square Greenmarket

Press Release: I am very excited to let you know about the Mercato Notturno, or Night Market event this Friday at the Union Square Greenmarket featuring the food of Bologna, Italy. I spent my first year of graduate school in Bologna. It is a town traditionally known for its splendid

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Weekend Market Picks October 4 & 5, 2014: Stand With Sanju

  You know how much I adore things that are made by hand. If I find something made by a child, it means even more to me. Except when that child is actually working in a factory 18 hours a day for no pay, little food and no education. So

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