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Also known as colatura di alici di Cetara. Fermented fish sauce that's been called the "ketchup of the gods."
Whether roasted on an open fire or puréed in your food processor, chestnuts are a versatile winter treat.
Made by a Connecticut garlic farmer. No fillers or agents. Just robust flavor.
The fire and complexity of a quotidian spice: pepper.
An Egyptian grocer and halal butcher shop.
A trio of splendid Queens grocery shops that feature freshly roasted and ground coffees.
The granddaddy of New York City supermarkets. Huge selection, great prices, and oh, those crowds....
Coffee & Tea
Cheese & Dairy
Full-service market with good selections in produce, cheese, bread and bakery, meats and grocery items.
A national spice and seasoning retailer with a resourceful online selection of herbs, spices, spice mixes, and rubs.
Adobo is both a spice mix and a way to cook, popular from Spain to the Philippines.
An Indian spice market and grocery in Manhattan's East Village.
Add flavor and versatility to cooked, baked and raw foods.
Paprika is for much more than goulash and deviled eggs.
A top quality national grocery chain with a growing commitment to local farmers and competitive prices.
The fun, learning, and pain of a hot sauce tasting.
Mark Bitterman, author of Salted: A Manifesto On The World's Most Essential Mineral, With Recipes, gives us a salt primer.
Specialists in salt, chocolate, bitters and flowers.
One of NYC's shopping treasures, our own spice market.
New York has five outposts of this national chain that has a cult following. Three in Manhattan, one in Brooklyn and one in Queens.
On-line merchant for nuts, chocolates, coffees and teas.
Specialty grocers selling cheeses, charcuterie, spices, and hard-to-find imports.
Mixing and grinding your own curry transforms puréed butternut squash into a complex and satisfying soup.
Our own local spice market and a NYC treasure.
Small Chelsea Market retail outpost of online and wholesale nut merchants.
A simple but flavorful purée of chick peas and tahini compliments raw vegetables or chunks of tender bread.
A cross between a bar cookie and an upside down cake, both sweet and tangy.
Think fresh herbs always trump dried? That's not the case with oregano.
New York's leading on-line grocer.
Twelve food merchants together in one Midtown Manhattan landmark.
Discovering the way and the means to make a fragrant and flavorful curry.
A small, family-run, resourceful and welcoming spice shop on Lexington Avenue.
The world is a spice market and trying a few new seasonings can be inspiring.
A speciality market known for its nuts and dried fruit but it also has a full-service market with meat, fish, cheese, produce and grocery items.
A splendid natural foods supermarket in Manhattan's Columbus Circle neighborhood.
Ways to add flavor with the smallest member of the onion family.
Pan-Asian grocery in Chinatown.
Cooking with heat, whether from chili peppers or hot sauces, is a dangerous and delicious sport.
A Middle-Eastern market on Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue.
Middle-Eastern food grocery on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights.
A large natural and organic foods store in Brooklyn Heights.
A long-loved Brooklyn Heights shop that sells coffees, teas, and chocolates.
A natural foods and organic supermarket in Park Slope.
A charming and tempting family-owned candy and chocolate store celebrating its 25th year on the Lower East Side. Their well-chosen selection ranges from artisanal chocolates to kids favorites to organic dried fruits.
Fairway has finally received its promised delivery of a full-flavored harissa. It comes in hot and hotter but this one also has flavor.
Full-service market with good selections in produce, grocery items, meat and fish, cheese, bread and bakery. Can be pricey but the quality is very good.
New York's fanciest food market.
A Middle-Eastern market selling a large and diverse selection of cheeses, dried fruits and nuts, bread, spices, legumes, sweets and delicacies and grocery items.
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