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Pittsburgh is prominent among the “Fall Getaways” list on Giada, a digital weekly magazine from Food Network star, Giada De Laurentiis. For the foodie, Giada recommends heading down to the Strip District where we Pittsburghers know we can find everything from distilleries to little donuts, and Marty’s Market, of course! Read the full list here.
Marty’s Market and Caffe d’Amore continue to be a crowd favorite for coffee! Here’s what the Sun Times had to say: In addition to their standout coffee, breakfast, and lunch menus, Marty’s Market offers fresh and organic produce that is locally grown. They value transparency, fair business practices, and above all else, great coffee. Check out the whole list here!
Photo Credit: Michael Fornataro Edible Allegheny stopped by Wholey’s Fish Market, Girasole, and Marty’s Market to talk about the rich history of the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. While visiting Marty’s, Butcher Steve spoke about Marty’s commitment to offering sustainable seafood options and his “go-to” ways to prepare his favorites. Read Andrea Bosco’s feature here or pick ...
Marty’s Market was included in Pittsburgh Magazine‘s 10 Best Lunch Spots that Won’t Bust Your Budget by Leah Lizarondo! We’re thrilled to be among other lunch spots that put flavor and quality first! Read the full article here.
If you’re looking for more information on our Seasonal Spotlights, check out our monthly reading list series!  We’ll include books on agriculture, culture, history, cooking and more! All titles available through the Carnegie Library system! Check out past Marty’s Market Seasonal Spotlight Reading Lists here! This month we’re talking about poultry, winter squash, and what organic food and farming is all ...
There is a hefty debate going on about GMOs: Are they safe to eat? Are they beneficial to food access around the globe? And, just what are they? We at Marty’s Market believe that GMOs should be labelled because you have the right to know what’s in your food. But until then, here are some tricks to easy Non-GMO shopping in honor of Non-GMO Month. Photo ...
Always on the prowl for the best in Pittsburgh, eatPGH just released their 6 Best Pittsburgh Breakfast Spots and Marty’s is honored to be among the legendary favorites! Check out our breakfast menu here!
If you’re looking for more information on our Seasonal Spotlights, check out our monthly reading list series!  We’ll include books on agriculture, culture, history, cooking and more! All titles available through the Carnegie Library system!   This month we’re talking about honey, hearty greens, and genetically modified foods! It’s Non-GMO Month.
This September we’re talking about stocks, corn, and reducing food waste! One great way to reuse food scraps in your home kitchen is to turn some of those scraps into stocks to be used later. Homemade stocks create rich bases for other dishes! Get into the DIY spirit!  
Though the numbers are shocking, it doesn’t take statistics and research to know that we waste far too much food. We know it’s a problem because we all, unfortunately, contribute to it. From unused ingredients at home to over-full college cafeteria trays and from aesthetically un-sellable produce to sell-by date fear, we waste about 50% of our food.
If you’re looking for more information on our Seasonal Spotlights, check out our monthly reading list series!  We’ll include books on agriculture, culture, history, cooking and more! All titles available through the Carnegie Library system!   This month we’re talking about corn, stocks, and the problem of food waste and how to tackle it!   For the Kiddos: Food Waste by Deborah Chancellor The Dumpster ...
Marty’s Market is featured in this great guide of the region’s sustainable producers  of meat, honey, alcohol, fruits and vegetables. Read the full article here.
We’re getting close to the height of the growing season! Feeling overwhelmed with options, flavors, and varieties? One great way to celebrate what’s in season now is it preserve it for the winter months, when not too much local produce can be grown. This August, we’re talking about food preservation, and this month’s Food Literacy post is an introduction to different methods (with links to further resources!).
Think pork belly is just for bacon, think again! Try this Pork Belly Salad recipe with Marty’s House Cured Pork Belly, dandelion greens, and other ingredients found in the market. This one-pan meal is simple but it’s sure to wow your dinner guests! Break out your cast iron pan. Your taste buds will thank you!
August is all about heirloom tomatoes. They’re plump, they’re juicy, and they are just gorgeous! Don’t feel like cooking tonight? Pick up some heirloom tomatoes, some burrata cheese, and some fresh basil and you’re on your way to an easy seasonal meal! Chris shows us his favorite way to compose this salad, explains the difference between burrata and regular mozzarella cheese, and suggests some variations to keep this fresh salad even ...