The Best Butcher Shops Delivered On Demand!

Did you know Bobby Brannigan, CEO & founder of Mercato, is actually the son of a butcher? Growing up in his father’s store, he learned how hard work, perseverance, and of course a quality product, are the fundamentals of a successful business! His passion for food lead him to start Mercato; where butchers, bakeries and all types of specialty food shops could be shared with all, easily and conveniently! Learn more about the popular Butcher Shops available to you through Mercato…
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Comfort Food Classics

Depending on which groundhog you’re following these days, we may be in for an early spring… or, according to Punxsutawney Phil (the most famous Groundhog from Pennsylvania), we have another six weeks of winter ahead of us! But don’t fret – because cold, harsh winters also mean more warm and delicious comfort foods to enjoy! Let us share some of our favorite cold weather “pies” with you; made fresh from one of our newest shops, Myers of Keswick!

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‘Ode to Chocolate’

Valentine’s Day is next week, and whether you’ve planned a romantic getaway or booked a fancy dinner reservation – there are two things your significant other will likely expect regardless of your plans… one being the flowers, and second being the chocolate! Feast your eyes on the chocolate finds we’re sweet on this Valentine’s.

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Mercato Must-Have: Halal Meats

Not only is this week’s must-have one of our favorites, but a Mercato customer favorite as well! We know many of you have already tried the Halal products from one of our top merchants, Honest Chops Butchery, but we’re determined to have you all try it! See what makes Halal Meats so popular, and sooo delicious!

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Mercato Must-Have: Fresh Mozzarella

The process of making fresh mozzarella is an art form! The ingredients, the preparation, the methodology of kneading the curd; it’s a meticulous process that is vastly underappreciated. One misstep could lead to unpleasant results. But in the right hands, the end result is a glorious bite of delicate, melt-in-your-mouth goodness! Get ready to dig in to this week’s Mercato Must-Have: Fresh Mozzarella. (more…)

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Mercato Must-Have: Black Squid Ink Pasta

It’s a new year, and we’re making a resolution to bring out your inner foodie! This month, we’re all about exploring unique food finds in a series we call: Mercato Must-Haves. So get your forks ready and resolve to try something different in 2017. Try this week’s Must-Have…Black Squid Ink Pasta!

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Holiday Dessert Round-Up!

December and the year-end holidays are all about decadence! The decorations, the parties, the drinks, the FOOD! Cakes, cookies, truffles, and pie are just a few of the desserts we love to treat ourselves to during this jolly time of year! So do yourselves a favor…save the diets for January and enjoy the festive indulgences we all look forward to during the Holidays! Here’s a taste of our favorites of the season:

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Benvenuto D’Angelo Italian Market!

There’s nothing quite like the aroma of an Italian Market. From the fresh baked breads to the sweet scent of biscotti, it’s hard to leave without trying something new. D’Angelo Italian Market of Princeton, New Jersey has everything you’d expect from an Italian Market, plus more! Think brick oven pizzas, a full service butcher, and an on-premise bakery. In addition, D’Angelo’s prides itself in carrying a number of hard-to-find specialty items that will turn your kitchen into a gourmet haven! Here’s a few of our D’Angelo favorites…

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Halloween chocolates from Li-Lac Chocolates

Li-Lac Chocolates: Frightfully Delicious!

Sweet tooth? We have the cure! With Halloween around the corner, it’s the perfect time to indulge in some of our favorite childhood sweets. Melt-in-your-mouth milk chocolates, ghoulishly delicious dark chocolates, and sugary marshmallow-like candy corns are just a few of our favorites. This year, treat all of your trick-or-treaters (and yourself!) to the gourmet confections meticulously created by Li-Lac Chocolates.

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