Place to get fresh specialty mushrooms?
- nokitchen Oct 25, 2012 11:55 AM
Where have you had luck finding fresh specialty mushrooms in Manhattan. Stuff like matsutakes now and morels in the spring.
Not sure if this applies, but I just read this from the New Amsterdam Market's newsletter...
"NEW AMSTERDAM MARKET
Sunday, October 28
11:00AM to 4:00PM
New Amsterdam Market
South Street between Beekman Street & Peck Slip
This Sunday, Nova Kim and Les Hook of Wild Food Gatherers Guild return to New Amsterdam Market with another bounty of wild Vermont mushrooms, a recent sampling of which were featured in New York Magazine. And Maggie Nesciur of Flying Fox will also bring a freshly-picked special from Vermont: medlars, an unusual apple-like fruit rarely found in markets that require ripening by "bletting," much like persimmons. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about these atypical varieties of wild foods and how to prepare them!"
Manhattan Fruit Exchange and Eataly both have fantastic selections of mushrooms. you can usually find honshemiji, maitake, lobster, oyster, trumpet, and other more common varities at either store.