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Union Square Market Features Top Foodie Finds With NYC's Best Holiday Bites

By Siobhan Wallace

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) --The holidays season is in full swing, and with it comes the annual markets, pop-up shops and fairs across New York City. This year, the ever-popular Union Square Holiday Market added 21 new vendors, including several local food purveyors which allow for tasty foodie finds.

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Breezy Hill Orchard
Breezy Hill Orchard at the Union Square Holiday Market (credit: Siobhan Wallace)

Topping the list, and right off the 14th Street entrance, is market favorite Breezy Hill Orchards.

The Hudson Valley-based cider mill is back with their giant gingerbread men and chocolate chip cookies, along with delicious apple cider doughnuts and hot apple cider.

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Close by, you can find Momofuku Milk Bar's booth, selling a market-exclusive Peppermint Cornflake Chocolate Chip cookie. Though not available individually, they can be purchased via half-dozen tins.

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A trip around the back yields the greatest foodie finds, with an almost small food court area that includes Bar Suzette with fantastic crepes, new local favorite Mighty Balls serving up succulent meatball heroes, and the East Village's Sigmund's Pretzels.

As for desserts in the area, you can go Italian with Stuffed Artisan Cannolis or Belgian with Wafels & Dinges one row over.

Brooklyn Salsa Company
(credit: Siobhan Wallace)

If it's a food-lover's gift you're looking out for, you're in luck.

Brooklyn Salsa Company, who pride themselves on being local and organic, have all of their flavors on hand.

Next door is Kings County Jerky which also uses top quality ingredients including grass-fed beef. Another option is to stop by Robicelli's and bring a dozen cupcakes to the office party.

The Union Square Holiday Market is open Monday through Saturday, 11am to 8pm, and Sunday 11am to 7pm, and will be running until Saturday, December 24th.

Siobhan Wallace is the co-founder of

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