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New Essex Street Market Vendors: Beurre & Sel Cookies and Fish
The departure of Jeffrey’s Meats from the Essex Street Market last June left a void that is only now being completely filled. Two-thirds of the retail footprint received replacements in the ensuing year – both Brooklyn Taco and next-generation purveyors Heritage Meat Market planted flags.
We are told that the third sectional stall space will become another fish vendor. Construction is already underway, evidenced by the recently-upgraded footprint. Going for the rustic vibe…
Meanwhile, just across the aisle, the new Beurre & Sel bakeshop just opened. Owned and operated by cookie specialist Dorie Greenspan, the new 50-square-foot shop serves up a dozen different flavor options. Apparently the project has been in the works for two years. Cookies are between $2 and $4 – talk about steep!
But this latest movement could be another instance of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, so to speak. SPURA redevelopment still threatens the fate of the iconic marketplace.