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Mexico City’s Witches Market

Mexico City’s Witches Market
... The Sonora Market is located south of the Mercado de La Merced along Avenida Fray Servando Teresa (map).  One of the largest and most unusual markets in the city, the Sonora Market offers an interesting glimpse into the centuries-old healing traditions that continue to play an important role in contemporary Mexican culture. Besides, who couldn’t use a purse size bottle of love spray? Photo Credits: Laura Nazimiec Related places: ...
May 19th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 1
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Deep-Fried Delights at the Mercado de Antojitos

Deep-Fried Delights at the Mercado de Antojitos
The Mercado de Antojitos, or snack market, in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City is a great and inexpensive place to sample some Mexican favorites including deep-fried quesadillas and flautas (deep-fried chicken tacos).  The market also serves Mexican specialties such as pozole (a traditional soup made with corn kernels, meat and chili pepper), elotes ( boiled corn kernels served with mayonaise) and licuados (fresh fruit shakes blended with milk or water). Mercado de Antojitos The Mercado...
May 17th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 1
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Taste Summer Freshness at Atlanta’s Farmers Markets

Taste Summer Freshness at Atlanta’s Farmers Markets
Farmers markets have been around for awhile, but in the past few years, their popularity has skyrocketed. Now more mainstream, it seems like wherever you go, you will find a farmers market or two.  And Atlanta happens to be one of those places where you can find many. Ready to explore, and perhaps pick up some new items? Open your mind, and your taste buds to new experiences.  You just never know what you might discover and/or learn at a farmers market. Here are some suggestions on where to go....
May 16th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
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Mexico’s Mercado de La Merced

Mexico’s Mercado de La Merced
Powders and Spices Mexico City is a city of markets and it only seems logical to begin with one of the largest and most centrally located, the Mercado de La Merced.  There are two types of markets in Mexico, permanent markets and weekly or bi-weekly open-air markets or bazaars.  The latter are commonly referred to as tianguis. Wandering through the markets in towns and cities throughout Mexico as well as here in Mexico City has been one of my favorite past times since I first arrived in Mexico...
May 12th, 2010 | Laura Nazimiec | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sydney Gets New Saturday Farmers Market in Darlinghurst

Sydney Gets New Saturday Farmers Market in Darlinghurst
This Saturday, May 1, marks the first weekly farmers market in Oxford Street, Darlinghurst. The vibrant areas of Taylor Square and Forbes Street will be transformed into a bubbling market place this and every Saturday with seasonal fruit and veg, free-range poultry and eggs, rare meats, seafood, handmade pasta and cheese, and much more. As the market grows, organisers hope to run mini-seminars and lectures on sustainability in the city from local chefs and food experts. I love these grass roots...
April 29th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Sydney Gets Spooky with Under the Blue Moon Festival’s Halloween Celebrations

Sydney Gets Spooky with Under the Blue Moon Festival’s Halloween Celebrations
We may not really celebrate Halloween in Australia, but that’s no reason for Sydneysiders to miss out on embracing the darker side of life. The inner-west is currently hosting the Under the Blue Moon Festival, a celebration of “all things darkly beautiful.” Of course, Saturday’s events are the pinnacle of the festivities. During the day there’s the Festival Market, a fun family event. Local and national artists will showcase their wares in shops and stalls along the Gothic Mile (or Enmore...
October 29th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Entertainment Quarter Markets Celebrate Foodie Day

Entertainment Quarter Markets Celebrate Foodie Day
... chilli cooks Victor Pisapia and Wanitha Tanasingam. “Turning to healthy and natural eating should be part of our everyday lives and the EQ Village markets is a great way for Sydneysiders to visit the markets and reap the health and lifestyle benefits”, said Peter Evans. Healthy cooking advocate Tawnya Behr will lead a tour of the EQ Village markets, a haven of fresh organic fruit, baked breads, and flowers. Guests will meet the farmers and food producers and gain behind-the-scenes knowledge...
October 7th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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The Festival Season Continues:Visual Art, Writing, Reading, Theatre

... art displays, storytelling, theatre and cabaret as well as cooking demos and farmer’s market.  Opening on Oct 1: Vancouver Farmers markets RIPE and on Oct 10 there is a Real Beer Walking Tour.  Openining Celebration sfor this festival are on Saturday Oct 3 at 6 pm at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.  Closing Celebration :World Food Day, is at 6 pm on Oct. 16. This is presented by the Roundhouse, Get Local and the BC Association of Farmers marketss Nutrition &...
September 20th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, comedy, Events, Family Friendly, festival, markets, music, readers, The Arts, writers

24 Things to do in Vancouver in September

FESTIVALS Sept 13 The Festival of Fields is a gourmet harvest festival and fundraiser to be held at UBC from 1- 5 pm Tickets $85 Cdn (purchase in advance) Proceeds go to the Farm Fold/City Folk Societ.  The festival will connnect city folk and farm folk and chefs who will prepare and serve samplesof he best wines, brews and home-grown food from around B.C Sept 17 -27: Global Comedy Fest. Various venues Sept 20  4th Annual Chef Meets Grape (for wine lovers)  Rocky Mountain Station 604-684-2787 to...
September 6th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Events, Family Friendly, festival, hiking, kayaking, markets, museums, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, running, sports, The Arts, Tours

Saturday Bargain Hunts

If you’re the type of person that likes scouting for a bargain, Centro should be your first port of call on a Saturday morning in Rio. Whether you’re looking for cheap antiques, vintage clothes and accessories or just some bargain fruit and vegetables, the city center is the place to be. Catch an early morning bus or Metro and head first of all to Praca 15 de Novembro (Map), by the city’s docks. Here, a lively flea market takes place each Saturday, with locals gathering to browse...
August 7th, 2009 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Announcements, antiques, Attractions, clothes, Events, Family Friendly, markets, Shopping, vintage, vinyl

Eat In or Take Away Italian Treats at Fourth Village Providore

Fourth Village Providore is part restaurant, part traditional Italian market. This new concept store is run by the Quattroville family. Their restaurant serves up wood-fired pizzas, mouth-watering pastas, and light meals like house-cured beef carpaccio and traditional Italian salads. You can do your best to replicate the dishes by picking up some goodies in the market. It features a wide selection of local and international cheeses, homemade condiments, and olive oil made from olives grown on...
May 10th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Food & Beverage, Fourth Village Providore, italian, markets, Mosman, Restaurants & Bars

North Sydney Markets on This Saturday

It may not get the attention of some of the larger markets around the city, but if you want to avoid the crowds North Sydney markets are worth a look. They’re held on the second Saturday of every month, which means they’re coming around again this weekend. The markets regularly host more than 120 stalls with arts and crafts, plants, clothes, jewellery, books, antiques, homemade treats, fresh produce, massage treatments, and more. Hot food stalls boast gourmet fare for a quick snack or a gourmet...
May 4th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Top Sydney Travel Tips for Teens

... at Chinatown or the Leichardt’s Little Italy, Norton Street. Spend Saturday in Paddington Young people flock to Paddington on Saturdays for the markets, the café culture, and the buzzing vibe. It’s also full of designer boutiques like Saba and Isogawa if you’ve got a little more to spend on the labels. Luna Park Luna Park is Sydney’s only surviving theme park, so it’s worth checking out for young thrill seekers. It’s an old-fashioned theme park with classic rides like the rollercoasters...
February 19th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, beaches, Luna-Park, Manly Ferry, mardi gras, markets, Paddington, Restaurants & Bars, Shark Dive Xtreme, spring break, teenagers, teens

Stoke Newington Farmers Market

The days when milkmaids wandered the streets of central London are long gone. But farmers’ markets still offer Londoners the opportunity to come face to face with food producers – and get fresh fruit, meat and veg as well as selection of goodies such as pies and cakes. Stoke Newington Farmers Market takes over the playground of William Patten Primary School in Church Street  on Saturdays. And unlike many other farmer’ markets, it’s all organic (except for wild and biodynamic...
December 8th, 2008 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: farmers markets, food markets, markets, organic food, Stoke Newington

Finders Keepers Markets Launch This Week

You know what they say about finders keepers and losers weepers. Well if you miss out on Friday and Saturday’s Finders Keepers markets, you could very well be the one in tears. The markets have found a new name and a new home. You might remember them as the Hope Street markets, but this new incarnation has all the goodies you need for a spot of Christmas shopping. Get your hands on some truly unique finds including vintage trinkets, handcrafted toys and baby clothes, handmade one-of-a-kind...
December 3rd, 2008 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Finders Keepers, Hope-Street-Markets, markets, Shopping