I stopped by Harvest Market on the Sound in Mamaroneck the other day for some shopping and to pick up lunch. It’s a 5,000 square foot market with many of the brands you’ll find at Whole Foods and small gourmet markets. I entered from the door in the far right corner of this photo.
First thing you see along the wall is a bounty of produce:
Different apple and citrus:
In the other refrigerator case, herbs and lettuces:
In baskets, root vegetable and such:
The shelves hold nuts and grains:
I sometimes find it hard to find quinoa:
Tomato sauces, broths, jams, etc:
In the freezer case, duck fat and demi glace. Good!
Frozen organic chicken:
Local ice cream from Ronnybrook:
Continuing along the wall you come to dairy and fish:
There’s also a huge deli case on the other side of the store:
Steaks and sausages:
And a kitchen in the back:
Pizza and bread oven:
And prepared salads:
I ordered five sandwiches for my colleagues and me, and browsed the dessert counter:
It took a really long time to make the sandwiches…. at least 20 minutes. (I’m not the only one who had to wait… a report from a colleague said the same thing happened over the weekend.)
You check out along the window wall:
While I really liked the selection of groceries — especially the attention to hormone free and organic, as well as dietary concerns like gluten free and vegan — the sandwich and deli experience did leave something to be desired. First of all, the guy really couldn’t remember what I asked for on the sandwiches (he kept double checking). And I’m not one for a sandwich so big I can’t put my mouth around it, but this turkey and muenuster with lettuce and mayonseems a little skimpy for $6.75:
It’s all fluffy (not chewy) bread. Hardly any lettuce either. And he forgot the cheese on my friend’s cutlet:
One really super nice thing… They didn’t have a Reuben on the menu, but they offered to open the sauerkraut and warm the sandwich up for my friend:
So all in all — fabulous groceries. Deli — a little green. Eh, give ’em time. I’m sure they’ll step it up. And I can’t wait to try the pizza and panini.
Harvest Market, 703 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck. 914-205-3743.