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

Food 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 April 30 & May 1, 2016: Rubyzaar Baked Rice Krispie Rolls

Earl Grey, Dark  Chocolate, and Smoked Almond Kashmir Rice Krispie Roll from Rubyzaar Baked at Smorgasburg Every December, I look forward to having one of the most amazing cookies in the world at the Union Square Holiday Market. The cookie is called the Kashmir, and it is made by the

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Taste the Amazing Street Food at Vendy Plaza Starting On Sunday

I love the Vendy Awards, and I love Vendy Plaza, where you can meet the best and newest street food vendors in New York City. Come support local food entrepreneurs and eat everything they make on Opening Weekend! I am happy to post the full press release. ~Karen Seiger, Markets

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Weekend Market Picks April 23 & 24 2016: Retro NY Metro History Art

A Glimpse of Glamor: Audrey Hepburn Compact from Retro NY Metro  There is nothing quite so nostalgic as New York City’s illustrious past. Retro NY Metro is an artisan company that combines beloved photos with useful everyday products to create practical and usable photo art. I have admired their products

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Weekend Market Picks April 16 & 17, 2016

  I love this time of year because the tulips are starting to bloom, and the markets are opening for the year! It looks like it’s going to be a glorious weekend to spend a lot of time outside among the flowers. So why not plan on visiting these 10

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Weekend Market Picks April 8 & 9, 2016: Blue Oyster Cultivation

  Today, I walked through the Union Square greenmarket at lunch, despite the wind, sun, rain, and several other weather patterns fluttering about. I had the chance to stop for a chat with Joe Rizzo, Owner of Blue Oyster Cultivation. a family-owned mushroom farm near Ithaca, NY. Joe, formerly a

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