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

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

News Roundup: Keyfood Opens in Melrose, Baldor Launched a Meal Kit

A new Keyfood in Melrose celebrated its grand opening in The Bronx last Friday, October 6th. The grocery store is located at 760 Melrose. The store’s manager says he understands the diversity of the neighborhood and if customers want specific items from the Caribbean he will get them in. [Bronx News 12] Bronx-based Baldor Specialty Foods has joined the meal kit business. The wholesale food supplier launched a line of.. Read More

News Roundup: Bruckner Food Hall Update, Baldor Fights Food Waste

  Real estate developer Keith Rubenstein—whose investment projects include South Bronx Italian restaurant La Grata, Filtered Coffee, and fashion boutique 9J—gave updates on his planned food hall at 9 Bruckner Boulevard in an interview with the Commercial Observer. We first reported on the Bruckner food hall last summer but heard little of it since. Rubenstein says that they are currently designing it and it will include a big brewery, tasting room, and.. Read More

News Roundup: “Wellness Wednesdays”, New Dining Hall Coming Soon

A new dining hall next to Bruckner Expressway is planned for The Bronx. Bronx-based developer and advocate Majora Carter—who is also responsible for Boogie Down Grind Cafe Powered by StartUp Box (formerly known as Birch Coffee Powered by StartUp Box)—is partnering with Slayton Ventures to renovate an old 4,500-square-foot Amtrak railway station on Hunts Point Ave into an affordable, multi-vendor dining destination. Development is expected to start this summer and.. Read More

News Round Up: Use SNAP Online, Lotus Flame Closed, Get a Food Prescription

A new nationwide pilot program will allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to buy groceries online. Lobbying efforts by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and federal lawmakers persuaded the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) to widen the businesses that accept SNAP. SNAP holders can now purchase food online from FreshDirect and Amazon. However, some supermarket workers are worried it could hurt supermarket businesses. Today, Diaz will meet with Representative.. 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

6 New Coffee Shops & Cafes to Visit This Fall

Where there’s beer, there’s coffee? Maybe not, but we tend to enjoy them in that order. Following the arrival of three craft breweries in The Bronx during the past two years, there has also been an increase in new coffee shops and cafes opening their doors for the first time uptown. But, where some might smell dark roasts, others may see signs of gentrification in latte art. Regardless of how you like your coffee (or.. Read More

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