Zagat - 10 NYC Food Artisans You Need to Know

La Fundidora
Emphasizing the flavors of different chiles, the three salsas from this Brooklyn-based company hardly taste like they come out of a jar. While intended more for cooking and topping, the vibrant salsas are still excellent for dipping your chips.

Where to Buy: Each $9 for 12 oz.; available at many stores across NYC, including Zabar'sDean & Deluca and more. 

Lorena Meschoulam