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.

Weekend Market Picks August 16 & 17, 2014: Farmers Market Bounty

  If ever there was a time to shop as much as you can in your local farmers market, it is right now. James and I walked through the Union Square Greenmarket yesterday on the way back from lunch, and we ended up with an abundance of my very favorite

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LIC Flea: Discovering All the Amazing Food Here Without Exploding

As I mentioned in the posting about judging my first food contest at the LIC Flea, deciding on the best anything was next to impossible because EVERYTHING WAS DELICIOUS! So I wanted to show you some of the other wonderful food I tasted that day. At food markets, you simply

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Weekend Market Picks August 9 & 10, 2014: LIC Youth Market

I can still hardly believe it’s August! I am trying not to waste any of what’s left of summer, although somebody brought up our plans for Thanksgiving tonight. [Puts fingers in ears and chants, "Nononononono!"] There are a million outdoor movies to enjoy, and music festivals too. Let’s take advantage

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Weekend Market Picks August 2 & 3, 2014: Chowing Down With Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan

I had the great pleasure of collaborating with Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn on a list of great markets — with maps — for food in these two boroughs! So instead of my own Weekend Market Picks, I invite you to check out all the markets in the Edible articles:

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Weekend Market Picks July 26 & 27, 2014: C3Brix Lego Art in Queens

C3Brix’ Katie Proctor shoots us With The Bopper  This is a very exciting weekend in the markets, and for me personally. I’m going to be a food judge at the LIC Flea Favorites Foods Festival. I haven’t yet tasted anything at a market that I didn’t like, so it’s going

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