We adopted the name City Saucery in January 2014.  We were previously known as Spicy 'n Sweet, as indicated in several articles below. FOR PRESS OR MEDIA INQUIRIES, EMAIL US AT: info@citysaucery.com


Jarred Tomatoes Capture the Fleeting Flavors of Summer

New York Times. October 2, 2017

Photo: An Rong Xu for The New York Times

Photo: An Rong Xu for The New York Times


Seven Trends at Summer Fancy Food Show 2017

Food Business News. June 26, 2017

New Brooklyn Facility Helps Entrepreneurs Bring Food Manufacturing Back to the City

NY1. June 2, 2017

10 unusual treats from the Summer Fancy Food Show

USA TODAY. June 1, 2017

Sunset Park and the Emerging Food Manufacturing Industry

Thirteen.org May 20, 2017


Tomato 'Nduja by City Saucery wins the 2017 SOFI Award for Best New Condiment

Specialty Food Association. April 19, 2017

The 7 Best Foodie Gifts We Found at Urbanspace Vanderbilt's NYC Holiday Bazaar

InStyle. December 15, 2015

From Calabria. Nonna Carolina's Unique Sauces Conquer the SFFS

i-Italy. Facts & Stories. July 6, 2015

Culinary Trends Seen at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2015

Fox 5 News NY. July 1, 2015

Immigrant entrepreneurs fuel local food frenzy

New York Post. Buisness. June 7, 2015

"At City Saucery, tomato sauce is made the old-fashioned way."

Meet NYC Fancy Food Fellow Finalist: City Saucery
NYCEDC. May 21, 2015

Nonna's Smoky Sauce is a delicious 'next-level' condiment

6 Delicious Next-Level Condiments. Sierra Tishgart, Senior Editor Grub street.
Pix11 News. February 17, 2015

"(City Saucery's) three business partners have used their mutual alchemy to create a modern family business around traditional Italian food. You can’t get more fun and tasty than that!"

City Saucery: Tomato Sauces From Nonna’s Calabrian Kitchen
Markets of New York City. June 6, 2014

"It’s all small-batch and sustainable, and almost entirely local"

New Amsterdam Market
Edible Manhattan. July/Aug 2012


New York's Best of 2012: Nonna's Spicy Sauce.
"I could eat it with a spoon."

Food Artisans: NEW YORK'S BEST OF 2012
Serious Eats New York. December 26, 2012

"The team kept costs low by relying entirely on social media for marketing and doing all of the designs for labels, packaging and photography themselves."

Jorge Moret and Michael Marino: Spicy ‘n Sweet
The Brooklyn Ink. December 14, 2012

"The trio behind Spicy n’ Sweet based in Long Island City, New York stayed true to that (old world) heritage..."

Entrepreneur Spotlight – Spicy n’ Sweet
Small Food Business. November 16, 2012

"One of the crowd favorites"

Ten Years of Queens Taste
The Forum. May 03, 2012

"Nonna’s sauce is fresh — you don’t just taste the vegetables, you see them, too."

Spicy ‘n Sweet - Nonna’s Sauces
Eat Boutique. April 11, 2012

"We want to see people using (Nonna's sauces) in different ways. Pasta is the obvious answer, but it is in fact a condiment. You can use it with vegetables, mashed potatoes, or in a bloody mary."

Serious Eats New York. April 10, 2012






12 Queer-Owned Food Businesses To Support During Pride Month And Beyond
Buzzfeed, June 2019

“City Saucery makes delicious and inspired tomato sauces — from seaweed marinara to spicy tomato 'nduja.”


28 of the Best Food Products Made in Brooklyn. Mantry Blog, 2019

“Tomato ‘Nduja by City Saucery… The old way is heavy on the pork, but this one is deliciously vegan — all the savory pepper and tomatoes, none of the pig parts”


Francesca and Marisa Finally Find a Saucery

150 ish. February 18, 2016

14 Awesome Things We Saw at Fancy Food Summer 2015

the kitchn. July 1, 2015

"The flavors are robust, bold, spicy and its strong concentrated tomato based flavor makes it perfect for mixing it into dishes without it losing its punch."

Hot Lollies. February 18, 2014

"I love their sauces because they are fresh, local and taste great... my latest obsession."

One Girl's Dish. July 3, 2013

"Spicy 'n Sweet is a fantastic local company..."

Haven's Kitchen. April 22, 2013

"Store-bought tomato sauce really can’t get any better than this"

Depannéur. January 28, 2013

"I use Nonna’s Sweet Sauce, because it is fantastic in every way."

The Roaming Kitchen. October 26, 2012

"They grow their own urban garden to source their own fresh and organic ingredients! This made me appreciate their sauce even more..."

To Be Franc. August 11, 2012