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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Porto Rico Importing Co.

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Porto Rico Importing Company in Essex Street Market was started by a family of newly arrived Italian immigrants who craved items from the homeland. Owner Peter Longo grew up working at the business and attributes his early education about coffee to his father. The history he shares here about the business is as rich and aromatic as the coffee they brew every day.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Davidovich Bakery Shop

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Davidovich Bakery is the story of two men searching for the best bagel in NYC. Find them at their flagship location in Essex Street Market.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Viva Fruits and Vegetables

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Viva Fruits & Vegetables is a wholesaler and retailer of fruits and vegetables that has sold Mexican specialty food products at Essex Street Market for over 14 years. Some of the products at Viva are even imported directly from Mexico and Santo Domingo!

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Essex Farm

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Essex Farm is your one-stop shop for high-quality, fresh produce, fruit, herbs, and...hot sauce!

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Taste of Essex Street Market: Pain d'Avignon

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Pain d'Avignon in Essex Street Market makes bread the old-fashioned way.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Luis Meats

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Luis Rodriguez opened Luis Meats in Essex Street Market 17 years ago. He told us about some of his shop's prime offerings as well as the changing demographics of the Lower East Side and how he likes to spend his evenings after work.

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La Marqueta Returns!

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La Marqueta in East Harlem has always bred cultural pioneers and business innovators. This summer, NYCEDC is working with city partners to restore the market, refresh the neighborhood, and bring it back to its former vitality.

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Taste of Essex Street Market: Essex Market Flowers

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Opened in March 2014, Essex Market Flowers is a welcome addition to Essex Street Market as the only flower stall in the market.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Shopsin's

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Shopsin's originated in Greenwich Village in 1971 as a grocery store, but has since evolved into a restaurant and institution serving an extensive variety of food in the Lower East Side. Extensive may even be an understatement.

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A Taste of Essex Street Market: Ni Japanese Delicacies

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Ni Japanese Delicacies sells all-natural Japanese vegan specialties ranging from brown rice onigiri balls to miso-cured salmon bento boxes. Owners Atsushi and Saori Numata explain how they and their family have grown with the market over the last few years.

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