This year there were some really interesting products i.e. Coconut Milk (hard to find kosher), White Truffle Oil, Salt Water Taffy (company called Sweets in UT), lots of imnported Japanese/Asian goodies but the "funkiest" thing was...Salmon Hot Dogs...eeks. I ran into Danny Kidouri (not sure of the spelling), he and his brother own Kidouri's Fruit & Nuts on the Lower East Side next to Gertel's. If you've ever been there awhile back, he had the sweetest father (may he rest in peace) who would spoil you w/ samples the entire time you were in the store. They are a great family. Their shop is currently being renovated, they're adding three floors and he is going to have a much more extensive retail selection (though his main business is wholesale). Anyway, keep your eye open for that!