Inside The Casa Restaurant & Lounge Relaunch After a Tough Two Years

Casa Restaurant & Lounge opened at 3607 E Tremont Ave in November 2015 with hopes of bringing something new to the neighborhood. It’s an origin story we hear a lot. Though we’re less used to hearing about the kinds of  challenges that can kill even the best restaurant businesses like the challenge of changing the menu with the chef, finding the right team synergy, or being the new kid in.. 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

13 Bronx Eats You Should Be Instagramming This Summer

For foodies who eat with their eyes first, part of the pleasure of dining out may be sharing photos of more memorable meals with followers on social media. Today’s restaurant chefs may or may not take that into consideration when they’re conceiving their most creative dishes, but we know first hand that customers do. To find the coolest, craziest, and most photogenic foods in The Bronx that are worth posting to.. 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

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

Savor The Bronx Restaurant Week 2016 Starts Today! Nov 7 – 18

Savor The Bronx Restaurant Week is back for its sixth year. The community event, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), will take place starting today, Monday, November 7th through Friday, November 18th. There are 40 participating eateries, including Havana Café, Mott Haven Bar & Grill, The Bronx Brewery, Lloyd’s Carrot Cake, and Chelsea Craft Brewing Company, which were present for the Savor The.. Read More

13 Instagram Photos Recapping the Food of Ferragosto Festival 2016

  The annual Ferragosto Festival, celebrated in Italian culture to mark the end of the harvest season, was held Sunday, September 11 in Little Italy in The Bronx. On Arthur Avenue, from Crescent Avenue to 187 Street, vendors, some with businesses in the neighborhood like Calabria Pork Store and Marrone Pastry Shop & Cafe sold traditional Italian food like arancini, rainbow cake, and a whole roasted hog. Check 13 Instagram photos.. Read More

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

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

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