A NYC butcher shop frozen in time

Nov 24, 2022 693

BY: Mo Rocca

Just at the edge of Manhattan's Little Italy sits a butcher shop virtually frozen in time since it opened in 1923. "I joke many times, I say it's half-museum, half-butcher shop," said Jennifer Prezioso, the butcher, owner, and fourth-ever employee of Albanese Meats & Poultry. "I should charge admission because so many people come in and they're just like, 'Is this real?'"

Prezioso is following in the footsteps of her Grandpa, Moe, and before him her great-grandparents. Back then, this is where you came for fresh meat. "This whole block was full of butchers," she told correspondent Mo Rocca. "They used to sell the cattle at Canal Street."

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