New York’s Old School Meatpacking District

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Imagine the infamous Five Points district, depicted as a chaotic cross-section of Manhattan, in the hit flick Gangs of New York. Now add trainloads of meat destined for city-wide distribution. Tune into The Main Course with Patrick Martins to hear Pat LaFrieda, of LaFrieda Meats, paint a vivid firsthand scene of New York’s once bustling, now defunct meatpacking district.

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