Saxelby Cheesemongers

Local Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby Dies at 40

Posted October 12, 2021 at 5:07 am

Local cheesemonger, Anne Saxelby, who peddled artisanal cheeses around downtown for more than a decade, died this past Saturday. She was 40. According to the New York Times, Saxelby struggled with a heart condition. Lower East Siders may recognize Saxelby from her tenure inside the original Essex Street Market. The eponymous cheese stall, located near […]

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Saxelby Cheesemongers Expands with Chelsea Market Food Stand

Posted August 30, 2017 at 5:03 am

It’s a match made in market heaven. A union of both Essex Street and Chelsea Markets. Chelsea Local debuted this month in the 13,000 square-foot basement of the Chelsea Market. One of the vendors that took space in the new grocery area is Anne Saxelby, whose eponymous business remains headquartered on Essex Street. Per the […]

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Essex Street Market Attendance Woes in the Rearview?

Posted June 17, 2016 at 5:00 am

In March 2015, vendors operating within the Essex Street Market went DEFCON-2 over foot traffic woes and apparent lack of overall management acumen by the city, whose Economic Development Corporation is in charge. Now, however, it seems like everything is peachy inside the 76-year-old facility; a full 180 from last year’s dire assessment. What changed, you […]

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Little Muenster Expands Menu, Partners with Saxelby Cheesemongers

Posted February 1, 2013 at 6:31 am

Just shy of a year into its existence on the Lower East Side, local cult favorite Little Muenster has some big cheese news.

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CB3 Again Discusses Fate of Essex Street Market

Posted June 28, 2011 at 6:40 am

Hot on the heels of awful news that Jeffrey Ruhalter’s butcher shop is officially kaput, CB3 convened last night to deliberate over the issue of Essex Street Market.

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88 Orchard Announces New Summer Menu

Posted May 10, 2010 at 6:20 am

Yesterday, 88 Orchard officially announced its new summertime menu.  The small plates are served daily after 6 pm, and include ingredients sourced from a handful of culinary neighbors – Il Laboratorio del Gelato, Saxelby Cheesemongers, The Pickle Guys, and Formaggio Essex. Also, sangria is now part of their wine list.