The Filling Station, Chelsea Market, NYC

The Filling Station is located in the Chelsea Market, NYC.
The Filling Station is located in the Chelsea Market, NYC.

There was only enough time to be in and out of the Chelsea Market, New York City. A new shop, The Filling Station, caught my attention. Neatly displayed was a long row of metal canisters containing olive oil and vinegar. Another shelf was filled with glass jars of sea salt and sugar. Tasting each artisan product stalled my efforts of being a quick shopper. A few sea salt flavors are as follows: Thai Ginger, Smoked Alderwood (bold), Black Truffle (heaven on earth), Himalayan Pink (spiritual), Ghost Pepper (It’s spiciness is actually loud), Lime Fresco (Margarita!). Olive oil flavors include black truffle, blood orange and porcini. The vinegars are sweetly flavored with fig, cinnamon pear, pomegranate, honey ginger or coconut. The decision to purchase a bottle of fig vinegar was based on receiving ten pounds of Macoun Apples from the last Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share. It’ll accompany many apple recipe(s) in the near future. I look forward to returning to the shop for more bottles and jars to purchase and refill*.

*Note: Return bottles and jars for a 10% discount.

Bottles ready to be filled... and refilled.
The bottles are ready to be filled... and refilled.
Jars of flavorful sea salt. The black truffle is a worthy splurge.
Jars of flavorful sea salt. The black truffle is a worthy splurge.
Smaller jars of sea salt are ready for purchase.
The shop allows a smidgen of salt for taste. Smaller jars of sea salt are ready for purchase.
A row of large canisters of gourmet and flavorful olive oils.
A row of large canisters of gourmet and flavorful olive oils sit on the top shop.

2 thoughts on “The Filling Station, Chelsea Market, NYC

  • September 28, 2010 at 1:29 am
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    Walking through there would take a lot of time because it all sounds fascinating. Wish there was something like that here in LA!

  • September 25, 2010 at 4:04 am
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    I love Chelsea Market but never went to the Filling Station – looks great! I always stopped at Ronnybrook’s Milk Bar. =)

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