Meet the Vendors of the 2016 South Bronx Farmer’s Market

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On 138th street, between Willis Avenue and Alexander Avenue, a string of vendors have laid out farm-picked herbs and vegetables, and baked goods. Even if they can’t tell the difference between broccoli rabe and callaloo amaranth, the bright greens and reds are enough to attract passersby’s to further inspect the tables and crates under the tents at the South Bronx Farmer’s Market. The market is only in its third year, but it opened.. Read More

7 Things to Know About Snap Dog Expanding Uptown + FREE Hot Dogs Today!

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It’s impossible to think about the 4th of July without hot dogs. But, beyond throwing a couple on the grill for summer celebrations, New Yorkers steer clear of the “dirty water dogs” peddled around city streets daily. Those dust-stained yellow umbrellas are as much part of our skyline as the empire state building and are an ominous reminder for what they’re selling. However, one NYC hot dog company is making-over franks one all-beef hot dog at a.. Read More

BxFB x Thrillist: The Definitive Bronx Dining Guide

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I’m happy to announce The Bronx Food Blog has partnered with Thrillist — the experts on where and what to eat in ‘Merica — to contribute food and drink content about the borough on top. For old and new food friends of The Bronx, I created the ultimate dining guide highlighting the best Bronx restaurants in class. Check it out below. – Tameika Belmont has always held down the Bronx’s culinary scene with generations of family-owned.. Read More

A Pop Quiz with Bronx Pop-Up Restaurant Chef Trill Cooker

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Jose DeJesus, aka Trill Cooker, was born and raised in the south Bronx. He started cooking as a child, helping his mother and grandmother in the kitchen —usually as a taste tester. Years later, with his parents moving to North Carolina and his high school grades limiting his opportunities for higher education, he decided to go to culinary school. “People will always need to eat,” he says, confident he chose a great career. Today, he’s.. Read More

Bronx Narratives Day Party Kicks Off Summer ’16 at Gun Hill Brewery

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Bronx Narratives started their site over a year ago to give residents uptown a platform for telling their stories with the help of the people who know them best — fellow Bronxites. This past Saturday, June 11th, the team kicked off summer early in the north east at Gun Hill Brewery with a food and drink-fueled day party. Hip-hop and reggae tunes filled the air inside and outside of the brewery, where it.. Read More

Views from The Bronx Brewery (Backyard) Opening Day Party 2016

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The Bronx Brewery opened up their backyard for the spring and summer seasons this past Saturday, April 30th with the ultimate beer and BBQ-fueled kick off party. The balmy weather was as if the universe conspired for the Opening Day antics as a way of saying “you have my blessings, bros”. But even if that wasn’t the case, people would have still let loose with the unlimited libations on tap, inside and outside of the.. Read More

Late Night Food Crawl to Cơm tấm Ninh-Kiều Bx Vietnamese Restaurant

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There’s that saying “nothing good happens after midnight”. The restaurant version of that would be ‘nothing good comes out the kitchen before closing’. You might get reheated pasta, you might get a truncated menu. Anything can happen. But when we found Com tam Ninh-Kieu on Yelp Saturday night at 7:30pm—an hour before close—we made the bet because of its 4 star rating.   It’s the kind of place you’d only.. Read More

Reducing Food Waste: Cooking Veggie Stir Fry with Morrisania WIC

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According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, “as much as 40% of the food produced in the U.S. never gets eaten” and “Americans throw away $165B worth of food every year”. Those are hard numbers to swallow considering how many families in the country, in neighborhoods like The Bronx, live in food insecure households. That’s why when the Bronx Food Blog teamed up with Morrisania WIC this month to celebrate.. Read More

Forever Young Health Food Bronx on How to Get Healthy

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We don’t need an occasion to get healthy, but it doesn’t hurt to have one either. March is National Nutrition Month. If you’ve been looking for a way to reboot those January health goals (remember those), this is the perfect opportunity. The trick with getting healthy is knowing how to start and where to go from there. So I went to the experts — Forever Young Health Food Bronx. For more than 24.. Read More

6 Bronx-Born Celebs & Their Favorite Foods to Start Awards Season

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The People’s Choice Awards kicks off the 2016 awards season, followed by the Golden Globes on Sunday. If there’s one thing The Bronx can produce, other than hip-hop and hot sauce, it’s Hollywood celebrities. There are lots of stars, past and present, who were born right here in our borough and they love to eat as much as we do because, well…food is life! So in honor of this awards season, we’re spotlighting.. Read More

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