New York Magazine
BY Molly Finkelstein
The Nutbox Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10011
nr. 15th St.
Price Range: ($) Budget
Type: Specialty Shop
Products & Services: Candy/Chocolate, Gourmet Shops/Produce
The Boerum Hill based nut emporium opened this second shop in November 2009, bringing dozens of varieties of dried fruit, seeds, granola, candies, trail mixes, and of course nuts to the Chelsea Market. Because the mini-chain is also a wholesaler, the prices trump those of most gourmet groceries, and, unlike the Smith Street store, this location offers self-serve bags of grains in front and a popular make-your-own-trail-mix bar for custom combinations. Apart from standard raw, roasted, and salted types, The Nutbox also delivers more offbeat spiced, sugared, and chocolate-covered flavors. For the indecisive, over twenty prepackaged trail mixes incorporate everything from wasabi peas to dried figs. Other non-nut favorites include no-sugar-added mango slices and a variety of crispy, dried veggie chips. Bins near the register are filled with more than 100 different spices, a welcome accompaniment for seasoning groceries from the surrounding market.
New York Times - Off The Menu
CHELSEA MARKET - There is now a branch of The Nut Box from Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, in the market. Around Nov. 10, One Lucky Duck will start selling raw foods and juices, and by Nov. 15, a branch of Lucy's Whey, a shop that sells American cheeses and charcuterie in East Hampton, N.Y., is to open: 75 Ninth Avenue; there is a new entrance on West 15th Street.
The Boston Globe - Food and Travel
By LISA ZWIRN - Globe Correspondent/ Oct 6, 2010
The Meatpacking District's Chic Transformation
Chelsea Market, a meandering indoor food court in the former Nabisco factory at 15th Street between 9th and 10th avenues, is a hungry person's heaven where Amy's Bread, the Lobster Place, The Nut Box, Eleni's (cookies and cupcakes), Lucy's Whey (artisanal cheeses), and People's Pops (popsicles) all sell their goods. Visit BuonItalia for everything Italian, Bowery Kitchen Supply for cooking tools, and Chelsea Market Baskets for customized gifts.
Lonely Planet - New York City Restaurants
In a shining example of redevelopment and preservation, the Chelsea Market has taken a former factory of cookie giant Nabisco (creator of the Oreo) and turned it into an 800ft-long shopping concourse that caters to foodies. And that's only the lower part of a larger, million-sq-ft space that occupies a full city block, current home of TV channels the Food Network, Oxygen Network and NY1, the local news channel. The prime draw for shoppers, though, are the more than two dozen food shops, including Amy's Bread, Fat Witch Bakery, the Lobster Place, Hale & Hearty Soup, Ronnybrook Dairy and The Nutbox. You can also sit down and indulge at lunch spots such as the Green Table organic-food cafe, and buy nonfood items at Imports from Marrakesh (specializing in Moroccan art and design) and the expert-staffed Chelsea Wine Vault. Live-music shows grace the main public space weekly, and the new High Line passes right by the rear of the building.
NYC The Official Guide www.nycgo.com
For dried-fruit and nut lovers, entering the Nut Box must be like walking into heaven. There are hundreds of varieties of snacks here, ranging from unique trail mixes and chocolates to candies, seeds and honey (and many products are organic). Never tried dried Turkish apricots, crystallized ginger or colossal pistachios? Now's your chance and if you've got kindred snackers who don't live in New York, you can order online and have your favorite goodies shipped to their door.
Metromix New York
Smith Street staple, the Nut Box, is permanently rooting itself in the Chelsea Market. From honey-roasted peanuts to Turkish pistachios, they've got your nut needs covered. They also have a huge selection of dried fruit, snack mixes and chocolates. For the environmentally conscious, the Nut Box features organic products as well.
TheRealDeal.com March 08, 2010
Openings and closings: Nutbox opens, Chabela's closes ... and more
Brooklyn chain Nutbox, which has a Chelsea Market location, is opening at 49 East 8th Street in the former Big Bag space on the corner of Mercer Street in Greenwich Village.