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 stalkRead more →
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 choppingRead more →
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 aRead more →
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.Read more →
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,Read more →