Artisanal Foods of New York City: Part 2


Even if it means putting a little extra time in at the gym, it is hard to pass up on artisanal foods when visiting New York City!


With unique offerings and incredible variety, New York is the city to let your pallet run wild. For artisanal food lovers, USA Today created a list of must try spots. Here are five spots you will not want to miss.

Chocolate: Jacques Torres- For any chocolate lover, watching it being made from scratch needs to be on your checklist when visiting New York. Jacques Torres is considered a master of chocolate, and has earned the nickname “Mr. Chocolate.” I’m not sure about you, but I think anyone who has earned that nickname has the right credentials to offer delicious treats. From hot chocolate to ice cream, Jacques Torres will leave you with a whole new appreciation for chocolate.


Popcorn: Pop Karma- Once you decide which free sample you like the best, you can purchase a whole tin to take back home. Chef Stephane Lemagnen studied in Paris, and offers six flavors of organic popcorn that do not include gluten, preservatives or additives.


Jam: The Jam Stand- Made from locally sourced fruit, best friends Sabrina Valle and Jessica Quon have introduced the New York are to some of the best artisanal jams, spreads and chutneys money can buy.


Wine: City Winery- With 11 varieties on tap right from the barrels, tours and live music, this is a must visit location for any wine lover. Winemaker Michael Dorf’s methods creates wine that is free of preservatives or sulfites, and the popularity of his methods should encourage you to make a reservation for one of the forty seats in the Barrel Room in advance.


Cheese: Murray’s Cheese Bar- From New York to Switzerland, this proprietor of delicious cheeses has been around since 1940. Whether you’re in the mood for mac and cheese or a grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup, your taste buds will thank you after visiting this Greenwich Village staple. There is also an excellent choice of wines, craft beers and ciders, to create the perfect pairing.


When you are craving artisanal foods, it’s safe to say that New York should be your go-to-spot.



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