Specialty Food Magazine

Summer 2019

Specialty Food Magazine is the leading publication for retailers, manufacturers and foodservice professionals in the specialty food trade. It provides news, trends and business-building insights that help readers keep their businesses competitive.

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and chicken katsu, all on f luffy, crustless white bread. Sandwich prices average around $4 each, and they're among the most popu- lar items. More creative mashups include the dessert "stuffing cake" ($2 per slice) and omelets made with kimbap, which is similar to Japanese sushi rolls. Drinks include Pocari Sweat (a Japanese sports beverage), BOSS Black Coffee (also from Japan), plus Peach Mart's own pear-plum tea and blueberry chimi. The latter is a fermented drink, according to a statement from Jetty-Jane Connor, Momofuku's media manager. Packaged snacks and sweets are arranged on shelves on a back wall. Options include imported spicy pork Korean BBQ potato chips, corn and shrimp crackers, and instant Ramen noodle cups. Mac ($12-$16), and 28-ounce Family Mac ($18-$22). Delivery via Seamless, Caviar, and Grubhub is available. Sachs says that orders are pretty evenly split between in-store diners and delivery. The one drawback to Murray's Mac & Cheese is that this crowd- pleasing pop-up was originally slated to close in July. "But based on the response so far, [it] could definitely go longer," says Sachs. Peach Mart S H O P S AT H U D S O N YA R D S , 3 8 0 1 1 T H AV E . , 5 T H F L O O R It's hard not to fall for Peach Mart. Inspired by the colorful vari- ety at Japanese and Korean convenience stores, it's a fun, quirky, kaleidoscope of a store inside the recently opened Shops at Hudson Yards, on Manhattan's far west side at 34th Street. Peach Mart is the newest offering from David Chang's Momofuku. It's tucked next door to Momofuku's more traditional Korean restaurant, Kawi, on the fifth floor. The 200-square-foot market is decked out with a white marble counter and subway tile walls behind it. Above the counter is a menu board listing Peach Mart's riffs on classic sandwiches, such as jalepeƱo-spiked potato salad, peanut butter and black sesame paste, PHOTO: ANDREW BEZEK SUMMER 2019 43 Summer Fancy Food Show Booth #2056

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