New Essex Street Market Vendors: Beurre & Sel Cookies and Fish

Posted on: September 21st, 2012 at 10:28 am by
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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!

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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.

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