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 September 26, 27 & 28, 2014: The Cameo Sisters Jewelry Designs

Cameo Sisters Designs, owned by two wonderful sisters, make beautiful handmade jewelry. Their style is quite delicate, and you can see the fine, handcrafted techniques in their pieces if you look carefully. They have the unique talent of creating statement pieces that are also understated. Look at these coral and

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Chelsea Market: An Old Yet Modern Food Emporium

Chelsea Market is one of the most amazing food emporiums in the world. I go there whenever I get the chance, to grab a bite to eat and stock up on everything from nuts and veggies to handmade pasta dried at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius and a glorious loaf

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Weekend Market Picks September 19, 20 & 21, 2014: Irixx Screen’s Gallery Show

Irixx Screen is having his first gallery show! You may know him from his D.U.O Gear shirts, hats, jackets and giant bear hugs at The Market NYC, where he holds court and makes friends with people from around the world. He is also a talented and passionate fine artist. I

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Polvilho Bakery Makes Brazilian Gluten-Free Snack Puffs

My family lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for about 2 1/2 years when my sisters and I were kids. Our parents worked there, and my sisters and I all went to school and to the beach. We all pretty much had the time of our lives. I have a

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Weekend Market Picks September 13 & 14, 2014: Shop to Save Badass Dogs

  The fall market season is really heating up! Are you looking for an old bike or an antique book? Do you like vegan food or high fashion? Then there’s an event for you somewhere in the city. I want to make a special mention of the Badass Brooklyn Fall

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