Slideshow: Market Tours: United Meat Market, an Old-School Italian Butcher Shop (and More)

United Meat Market
United Meat Market
The store has been a butcher shop for over 50 years. United Meat Market's owners took over 25 years ago.
Pork
Pork
Different cuts, including pre-marinated pork loin.
Meat
Meat
One of the main events at Untied is, obviously, meat. Here, some rib steaks and pork chops. Check out those low prices!
Pasta Dishes
Pasta Dishes
If you're ever having one of those nights when you just don't feel like cooking, United's got you covered: they make an incredible variety of ready-to-serve Italian dishes, like the eggplant parmesan, stuffed shells, and manicotti.
Homemade Meatballs
Homemade Meatballs
They're made with a mix of beef, pork and veal.
Arancini
Arancini
United's superior rice balls are available with or without meat.
More Sausages
More Sausages
The freezer case is full of 'em.
Tripe
Tripe
Fresh Mozzarella
Fresh Mozzarella
Made in-house twice a day. Now that's fresh.
00 Flour
00 Flour
Essential to making pasta.
Arborio Rice
Arborio Rice
For risotto.
Bomba Calabrese
Bomba Calabrese
United's owners hail from Calabria in southern Italy. This condiment, a spicy paste made of eggplant, peppers, and artichokes, does too. It's commonly eaten over pasta or grilled meats.
Dried Pasta
Dried Pasta
United offers some hard-to-find pasta shapes, like the gnochetti and little dots seen here.
Lard
Lard
For the baker who has everything: lard.
Polenta
Polenta
Pastosa Ravioli
Pastosa Ravioli
Frozen ravioli from Pastosa, a highly regarded pasta store in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
Tomato Sauce
Tomato Sauce
United makes several types of pasta sauce in-house. 40 quarts are prepared daily: the sauce is one of the store's top sellers.
Two Happy Customers
Two Happy Customers
One of the great things about United Meat Market is its neighborhood feel. Customers chat familiarly, and colorful local characters pop in for a visit.