A 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.

Bees Knees: An Irresistibly Sweet And Well-Balanced Spicy Honey

When I think of honey, I think of a sweet substance with its own inimitable flavor. Of course there are grades of honey, from the stuff you get at any old grocery store that tastes like it was strip mined by mildly dissatisfied worker bees, to locally and lovingly cultivated

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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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Delicious Innovations By Got Cake At The New Shwick Market

When we think about innovation, we think about big things, like the automobile, or the iPad, or the door that converts into a pingpong table.  But I’ve learned that the most impactful innovations are often on a smaller scale — tweaking a detail, adding a slight twist, or simply by

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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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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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