Hosting a Memorial Day BBQ? Pick Up Your Burgers, Hot Dogs and Steaks From These Butcher Shops

This Memorial Day, some of us are planning to celebrate the unofficial start of summer with small gatherings at our Sagamore apartments. If you plan on having a few friends over, be sure to impress them with the best burgers, hot dogs and steaks that you can find in the city!

With the amazing butcher shops located near our Sagamore apartments, you can find top-choice meats prepared by some of the most experienced butchers on the Upper West Side. Check out these shops to get everything you need for Memorial Day!

Fleishers Craft Butchery, located at 1325 3rd Ave, New York which is 10 minutes from your Sagamore apartment, is a 17-year-old butcher shop which was established to show that locally raised, pasture fed meats are better for your health, better for the planet and are remarkably better tasting!

They did it by developing expertise as whole animal butchers, building relationships with local farmers and exploring ways they could share their passion and know-how with a growing community interested in responsibly sourced meats. They quickly made a name for themselves as a high-quality butchery.

Lobel’s Prime Meats, located at 1096 Madison Ave, New York which is a seven minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is a venerable generations-old butcher for high-end, custom-trimmed meats, including specialty items.

For over 60 years, Manhattan’s elite have trusted the Lobel’s family to be their source for world’s best meat and old-fashioned, personalized customer service. Whether they’re recommending particular cut, suggesting a recipe or sharing cooking tips, their goal is to provide every customer with a peak dining experience—every single time you purchase from them.

Fleishers Craft Butchery

1325 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021

(646) 880-6688

Lobel’s Prime Meats

1096 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10028

(212) 737-1372

Memorial Day Fun Recipes for your Sagamore Kitchen

Staying in NYC this Memorial Day weekend? Whether you plan on spending the time relaxing in your Sagamore apartment or venturing around NYC with friends, there’s no excuse not to enjoy some great food over the holiday weekend! Here are some unique dishes you can whip up in honor of the three-day weekend.


Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad: The perfect side dish to any kind of grilling taking place this holiday weekend, this recipe will be a hit at any BBQ or small gathering you are attending (or hosting!) this Memorial Day weekend. Visit the 79th Street Greenmarket and grab some homemade pasta and organic chicken for the perfect ingredients. This can be made in under an hour as well, making it just as easy to make as it is delicious. You can find steps for turning this dreamy dish into a reality an The Food Network’s website.


Pigs In A Quilt: Hot dogs are one of the most consumed food items this weekend. If you aren’t able to grill then try cooking up some mini hotdogs for an appetizer! These snacks are perfect before any BBQ feast. This recipe can be made in minutes in tour Sagamore apartment and ingredients picked up locally at the new Trader Joe’s– just a few blocks uptown!


Watermelon Sorbet: With the weather looking to be in the 80’s a cool refreshing dessert is the perfect treat for all Memorial Day festivities. This recipe from Taste of Home can be spiked or not served without alcohol. All you need is Watermelon, lemon juice and a little sugar and you have a tasty treat for all!


79th Street Greenmarket

Columbus Avenue 77th & 81st Streets


Trader Joe’s

670 Columbus Ave

New York, NY 10025