Everything We Know About La Grata Becoming Nobodys Pizza (with Brunch)

A little more than a year ago we received an invitation to a tasting celebrating the opening of a new southern Italian-style pizzeria, La Grata, in Port Morris. It was in a prime location, the food was great, and the space—floor to ceiling windows, black wood furniture, and an exposed kitchen—was obviously attractive. So we were surprised to find out that La Grata was no more because it had been taken over by.. Read More

Savor The Bronx 2017 Preview Teases a Taste of the Week with Porto Salvo

Savor The Bronx 2017 Restaurant Week returns for its seventh year this November 6th through November 17th. The 12-day event will feature over 30 participating eateries, including seasoned favorites like Ceetay and Jake’s Steakhouse, as well as newly minted members of the culinary scene uptown like Habanero Mexican Cuisine and Porto Salvo—which hosted and catered the 2017 Savor The Bronx preview on Monday, October 30, along with Chelsea Craft Brewing Company and.. Read More

This Is How You Order from a Jamaican Food Shop Like a Local

As with anything, the serving of authentic cultural cuisines and street foods gets iterated on time after time to share the same great tastes in reimagined recipes and curated decor. In the case of Jamaican food, think the likes of Miss Lily’s, Negril or Ripe Kitchen & Bar. However, members of the diaspora opt for local mom and pop take-out restaurants for a true taste of home when it comes to eating out.. Read More

Italian Resto MUTZ Is Making Fast Food Feel More Like Home Cooking

MUTZ is giving foodies hearty, homestyle Italian food as an option in a Throggs Neck shopping center dotted with familiar fast food chains. The short menu at MUTZ Fast. Fresh. Italian, which opened in April at 815 Hutchinson River Parkway, is only made up of simplified, best-selling Italian classics, but there was consideration behind it. “When menus are too large it gets complicated for employees and customers”, co-owner, Jessica Sansotta explained during.. Read More

BxFB x edible Bronx: Meet the Bronx Chicks & Visit This Summer!

More than a half a million people live in the South Bronx and among them live a group of 15 chickens at Mott Haven’s Brook Park Community Garden. They are cared for by volunteers, and the project is changing the relationship between Bronx residents and food. Community garden members established the Brook Park Bronx Chickens, aka Bronx Chicks, in 2011, says Lily Kesselman, director of the South Bronx Farmers Market and a Bronx Chicks volunteer. A grant from Just.. Read More

Review: What’s Good on Ceetay’s Menu

Honestly? Everything we tried. We’ve been following Ceetay on Instagram for 2 years and their food photos are almost good enough to eat so we made a date to try the real thing. The sushi, noodle, and Asian fusion restaurant located at 129 Alexander Avenue has been the main—if not sole—source of a taste of the east in the South Bronx for more than 5 years. Co-owner Amir Chayon, an Israeli immigrant.. Read More

I Tried Bronx-Based Zone Manhattan Meal Delivery and Here’s How It Went

We’ve introduced meal delivery services on the site before for their convenience and nutritional value. Zone Manhattan wants to add one more benefit to the list: weight loss (or maintenance depending on your personal goals). The Bronx-based business operates out of Hunts Point in The Bronx. Unlike other food subscriptions that have risen in popularity, Zone Manhattan doesn’t deliver a pre-measured list of ingredients for cooking to your door because it does the work.. Read More

Why Jake’s Steakhouse is Worth a Ride to the Top of the 1 Train Line

Morton’s, STK, Peter Luger, and Jake’s? All praise-worthy steakhouses but you’ll find the last of the four off of the final stop along the 1 train route uptown. Jake’s Steakhouse, located at 6032 Broadway, has been a fixture in Riverdale for 15 years. What it lacks in exposure on media’s annually recreated New York City listicles, it makes up for with a great view of Van Cortlandt Park, cozy atmosphere, and well-done.. Read More

7 Bronx Foodies Share Their Quotes About Thanksgiving

While some people are prepping to pass the plates around their tables this holiday, we’re sharing a few Thanksgiving quotes from the Bronx residents who know and love food. Check out Thanksgiving quotes from 7 Bronx foodies below.   “If I were a Thanksgiving dish I would definitely be the stuffing! I’m constantly busy since I get involved with what my friends say is too many things. But I’m also warm and a.. Read More

La Grata Pizzeria Opens in Port Morris with Affordable Southern Italian

As the landscape of the South Bronx continues to change, news of openings in the area can be viewed with wide-eyed excitement and narrow-eyed vigilance. In the case of La Grata, the latest venture by Somerset Hospitality Group, both might apply. However, La Grata Pizzeria, located at 136 Alexander Ave in Port Morris, promises to be affordable and accessible to locals, with hires from the community like Monroe College students. When they opened their.. Read More

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