Silva the butcher has three decades of experience, which he's currently applying to the incredible steaks at Heritage Meats in the Essex Street Market. Take a look behind the butcher counter.
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Established in the 1940s by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, the Essex Street Market has witnessed—and played part in—the ever-changing culture of the Lower East Side. Market newcomer Dorie Greenspan took us on a crawl of her new home. Follow along on our tour!
I like tuna salads whose flavor and moisture is based on something other than mayonnaise, like the American Pole-Caught Tuna Sandwich ($8) at Heritage Meat Shop.
A good Italian sandwich depends so much on the meats inside it, so it's little surprise that Heritage Meat Shop knows how to make one.