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7 things to check out at the Broadway Market

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Apr 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-12 13:40:00-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Things are hopping at the Broadway Market these days.

As we get closer to Dyngus Day, you can bet on crowds of people from across Western New York driving down Broadway Avenue to get a taste of a wide variety of Polish delights.

But if you're new to the area-- or haven't been to the market-- and you want to know what all the buzz is about, here are seven things you must try at the Broadway Market.

Horseradish

Let's start out with some horseradish. What's horseradish you ask? It's a root vegetable used as a spice. Famous Horseradish has been making this condiment at the market all year 'round for more than 30 years. Be careful! Too much can make your eyes water. If super hot is not your style, try the milder version that's made with beats. While here, you can also pick up Famous Horseradish's homemade mustard and cocktail sauce!

Butterlamb

Next on the table, the butterlamb. It's exactly what it sounds and looks like. Malczewski’s has a cooler filled with these at the Broadway Market.

Meat

While you're there, pick up some meet at Lupas Meats. You can find anything there from Polish sausage, hams, prime rib and pierogi stuffed with kraut.

Pierogi

Speaking of pierogi, the Broadway Market is filled with them. Some of the stores at the market specialize in making pierogi. You can buy a wide variety of Buffalo-themed pierogi at Babcia's Pierogi including Buffalo wing and beef on weck pierogi.

Polish Desserts

Who can't resist a paczki from Chrusciki Bakery. This bakery is stocked up on enough sweets that will satisfy your taste buds.

Dyngus Day Musts

You got to stock up on your pussy willows and squirt guns if you want to survive Dyngus Day. Yes, it's a thing in Buffalo. Yes, CNN's Anderson Cooper giggled at the idea. You can find out what Dyngus Day is about here.

The Sound of the Market

There's something special about the Broadway Market during the Easter Season. Baked goods isn't the only thing in the air buzzing around the market. The music and entertainment makes it. Not to mention the buzz in the air from all the excitement.

BONUS

On your way out, visit the Easter Bunny with your kids.