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: Wagyu Beef

January is all about trying new things at Mercato! This week, we’re excited to bring you our latest Mercato Must-Have. This must-have is something you may have stumbled across on the menu of a fine restaurant or as an ingredient in a gourmet cookbook. Drum roll please…it’s Wagyu Beef! What is it? And, why is it so amazing? Read on to learn 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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Dig In: Holiday Roasts with the Most!

The table is set, the wine is poured, and everyone is anxiously awaiting the main attraction to make its debut on that famous silver platter…it’s almost time to dig into this year’s Holiday Roast! Whether it’s Prime Rib, Rack of Lamb or the classic Spiral Ham, every family has their own favorite dish, which is undeniably the star of the show. So place your napkin on your lap and get ready to dig in to some of our favorite Holiday Roast recipes of 2016: (more…)

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Celebrate Holidays Around the World Through Food!

America is a big, beautiful melting pot made up of different nationalities and cultures, simmering with traditions from around the world. Particularly during this time of year, those unique customs are what make the holidays so special. Whether it’s Yiayia’s always tender rack of lamb, Aunt Judy’s famous potato latkes or the sweet smell of mom’s sugar cookies baking in the oven…we all have a favorite that we can’t wait to indulge in over the holiday season. Here are a few nostalgic dishes celebrated and enjoyed during the holidays from around the world! (more…)

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Wine Pairings for Your Next Holiday Party

‘Tis the season for jingling and mingling! Decadent hors d’oeuvres and festive drinks help in making spirits bright… But, not sure what to serve up at your holiday party this year? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Pop the cork and take some notes! Here’s the best wine pairings to dish out at your next holiday soirée:

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Foods

Thanksgiving is upon us! The one day of the year we all put our diets aside and indulge in succulent turkey legs, buttery mashed potatoes and a big ol’ slice of homemade pumpkin pie! Good food and good company make for memorable Thanksgivings. Here’s our Top Ten list of Thanksgiving classics. Which of these favorites will you bring to the table this year?

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