Formaggio Essex offers a wide selection of handcrafted cheeses, artisanal meats and specialty foods. Ihsan Gurdal and his wife Valerie Gurdal own and run Formaggio Essex in the Essex Street Market, along with Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and South End Formaggio in Boston's historic South End. Ihsan's travels around the world have brought to Formaggio Kitchen an unparalleled selection of rare and unique cheeses and fine foods. Many have been introduced to the U.S. for the first time and are only available at Formaggio Kitchen.
Essex Olive & Spice House offers a variety of spices, oils, olives, pickled vegetables, and gourmet delicacies. Whether you're shopping for your pantry or your next party, Saad Bourkadi can guide you through a whole world of flavor.