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Thanksgiving Made Easy

Posted November 3, 2016

Enjoy this helpful get-ready-for-Thanksgiving guide to Pike Place Market! 

Welcome to Seattle’s epicenter of fresh produce, specialty foods and independent businesses, where you shop directly from our butchers, bakers, farmers and other specialty food producers. Follow this printable Pocket Guide and let Market merchants help you prepare for fabulous holiday meals and easy-to-host parties. You’ll find everything you need for a holiday menu, from fresh fruit and freshly baked pies to organic turkeys and mushrooms for stuffing.

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Elotes Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe

Posted August 30, 2016

Recipe and photos by Seattle food blogger N.J. Soler: 

Grilled Mexican Corn Elotes Pike Place Market

Elote is a grilled corn recipe that humbly originated from the streets of Mexico. You get the sweet nuttiness from the charred corn, the creaminess from the crema Mexicana, saltiness from the cotija cheese, spiciness from the guajillo chile powder, and tartness from the lime. The dish is a perfect summer grilling recipe that is a suitable side for any grilled meat or barbecue parties.

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Pocket Guide: Grocery Shopping 101

Posted August 10, 2016

Since 1907, Pike Place Market has been the epicenter of fresh food in Seattle. Today, the Market’s many food vendors continue to provide a one-on-one shopping experience as you shop European-style for the best in produce, meat, fish and specialty ingredients. In this Pocket Guide, we've compiled 10 pro tips to help you have an amazing Market shopping experience every time.

Download Pike Place Market Grocery Shopping 101

Cinco de Mayo, Pike Place Style

Posted May 2, 2016

Pike Place Market is home to a variety of delicious Mexican eateries, specialty groceries stocked with imported Mexican ingredients, and colorful Mexican folk art. Look no further for all of your Cinco de Mayo fiesta needs. Here is a sampling of what you'll find...


El Mercado Latino

1514 Pike Place #6 (Post Alley)

Welcome to hot sauce heaven! Hot, hotter or hottest - take your pick. This photo only captured a fraction of their gigantic selection of salsas picantes. El Mercado Latino also carries a variety of spices, flours, candies, beverages, Goya products, and our personal favorite: Sriracha popcorn.
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