United Meat Market
The store has been a butcher shop for over 50 years. United Meat Market's owners took over 25 years ago.
Different cuts, including pre-marinated pork loin.
One of the main events at Untied is, obviously, meat. Here, some rib steaks and pork chops. Check out those low prices!
United makes several types of sausages in-house, available both fresh and frozen.
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.
They're made with a mix of beef, pork and veal.
United's superior rice balls are available with or without meat.
The freezer case houses many, many more ready-to-eat options.
The freezer case is full of 'em.
Made in-house twice a day. Now that's fresh.
United carries a small but well-curated selection of domestic and imported cheeses, such as this Italian provolone.
Essential to making pasta.
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.
Capers packed in salt are generally regarded as having truer flavor than those packed in brine. They can be hard to find, but United has them.
United offers some hard-to-find pasta shapes, like the gnochetti and little dots seen here.
For the baker who has everything: lard.
Frozen ravioli from Pastosa, a highly regarded pasta store in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
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
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.