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 November 22 & 23, 2014: Brussels Sprouts 2015

Every year I have to post a story about Brussels sprouts because the are just so pretty. This year I’ve found some true beauties at the Union Square Greenmarket. Brussels sprouts look like teensy cabbages, but they actually grow on stalks. It is lovely to bring home an entire stalk

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What Are You Waiting For? Go Get Your Knives Sharpened!

This is my annual reminder that Thanksgiving is infinitely more enjoyable when your knives are sharp. And I’m not talking about taking aim at annoying guests who spill the gravy and gobble up all the stuffing before you’ve had your fair share. I’m talking about all the dicing and chopping

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SHWICK: Bushwick Has A Great New Indoor Market

Late in the summer, I saw flyers all over Williamsburg for a new market opening up in Bushwick. I knew the organizers were on the ball when I kept seeing information and previews of their new market, SHWICK.  So I was ready for Opening Day in mid-October. SHWICK is a

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Celebrating 750 Stories About Passion, Innovation And Entrepreneurship

I recently surpassed a milestone: 750 stories, right here on Markets of New York City!

I started this site as a blog in December 2009 because my guidebook was finished and in my editor’s hands, but I didn’t want to stop writing.

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Bodhitree Farm: Beautiful New Video from Food.Curated

  Bodhitree Farm is one of my very favorites, and I have known owner Nevia No for years from the Abingdon Square Greenmarket in the West Village. I’ve never seen her farm though. Liza De Guia’s story about Nevia and her vegetables on Food.Curated, in partnership with Food & Wine Magazine,

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