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This is the Best Home-made Kielbasa in New York City

by Amanda Dingyuan Hou and Kevin Kessler | Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Many of this city's neighborhoods once filled with vibrant ethnic communities have all but disappeared, their roots erased as they become home to newer residents, and in turn, less specialty shops and cultural awareness. Look at Williamsburg and the Lower East Side for proof. And that's what makes places like the East Village Meat Market (139 Second Avenue, 212-228-5590) so unique now; this taste of the old neighborhood has held strong against the gentrification tide, and it's been serving the best of Eastern European meat products and goods for 44 years.

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