Every city in the states has foodies and gourmets unite at the fresh marketplaces. One of the first that started the trend was Chelsea Market in downtown Manhattan´s meatpacking district.

Locals and visitors alike found out that stopping here requires an empty stomach. The ever popular Food Network films many of their shows right on these premises.

The Chelsea Food Market is in a former 1890 built complex belonging to the National Biscuit Company (makers of Oreo cookies) and was completely restored for this project.

 It is a great place to mingle with others and eat a little bit here, a little bit there, and meander on the indoor walkways of stone, and rest on stone benches. The entire structure is emphasized by its exposed walls accented with contemporary art.

Besides eating, there are large arrays of markets stalls and shops for cooking related paraphernalia. Here one can find every type of cooking equipment that a favorite TV gourmet chef uses.

Tapas (sample size items) are on the menus at the sit-down eateries. Or take away and eat in on one of the many stone benches and watch others passing by. On nicer days, have a picnic lunch created from various stalls and eat al fresco along the Hudson River waterfront.

Stalls vary from those with fresh fruit, lobster bisque, or oysters on the half shell but leave room for the some of best brownies found in New York.

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