What: An on-going hip-hop brunch party series at Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen in the South Bronx. Good food, flowing cocktails, dope music, and cool people.
When: Next brunch party is Saturday, July 18, 2015. Brunch from 11am-4pm, party from 12pm until.
Where: Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen @ 112 Lincoln Ave
The Bronx Beer Hall Presents:
The NYC Good Beer Passport All Star Event feat. Gun Hill Brewing Co, Flagship Brewery, Singlecut Beersmiths, The Bronx Brewery & Finback Brewery!
Catch The 2015 MLB All-Star Game at The Bronx Beer Hall (2344 Arthur Ave) starting 7PM while slamming exclusive Pilot Batches from these NYC Heavy Hitters plus free peanuts and crackerjacks!
$15 All-Star Flights
$15 The Bronx Beer Hall Sausage Pepper & a Pint All Star Combo
For more information on purchasing or participating in the NYC Good Beer Passport click here.
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City Island was the place to be this past 4th of July holiday weekend. The area was full of diners as the outdoor seating, waterfront views and extensive seafood menu options made it the ideal destination for anyone skipping the predictable backyard bbq this 4th. [News 12]
Bronx-bred 28-year-old Phillilp Caputo just introduced the newest, natural flavor millennial foodies might love — Korean chili paste, gochujang. [Bloomberg]
Another star has emerged in the south Bronx’s urban farming movement. Tanya Fields recently built the 4,500 sq Libertad Urban Farm in the Hunts Point section of The Bronx to address racial, social and economic justice in the borough. Still in its first growing season, the farm plans to offer fruits, veggies, whole grains, meats, cheeses, and eggs to fill the void left by poorly stocked local supermarkets. In addition to providing residents healthy food options, Fields hopes to create jobs and teach community kids sustainability through growing food. [Madamenoire]
A lot of plans got rained out this past weekend but they didn’t involve a sprawling, lush 28 acre estate. So despite the drizzles this past Sunday, June 28, the Bronx Food Blog was on site for Wave Hill’s live cooking with lavender demo. Chef Steve demonstrated 2 easy recipes for a delicious salad dressing and roasted chicken breast using the dried herb. Check out some of the pictures below, along.. Read More
Summer is all about recipes that can cool you off, except when it comes to jerk. The spicy dish that is the gem of Jamaican cuisine is a favorite for the season of outdoor grilling. But as much as we like to eat it, we usually leave jerk to the professionals. That’s exactly why we went to a professional for a few tips on tackling Jamaican jerk
CBKPerk, a collaboration between Morris Perk coffee shop and Charlie’s Kitchen & Bar, launched Tuesday, June 22, 2015 to a waiting crowd of customers. The new effort adds a coffee and breakfast service to Charlie’s, which serves dinner, drinks and a newly launched lunch menu. Morris Perk will be popping up at Charlie’s Mon-Fri, 6:30AM-9:30AM. [Welcome2TheBronx]
The Bronx Museum is opening a cafe. Located in the building’s lobby, the new eatery will serve salads, sandwiches, pastries, wine and coffee and is set to open early August this year. However, since it is nameless, staffers have launched a contest for community members to submit their suggestions. [DNA Info]
This summer a new initiative FarmOn! at The Bronx Zoo wants to know “How Does Your Garden Grow?” Starting this month and every month through October, on Saturdays and Sundays 11AM-4PM, kids can visit a half-acre garden plot at The Bronx Zoo for a hands-on learning experience on growing and eating healthy foods like kale and carrots. [Register-Star]
Even if you count yourself an expert chef there are countless cooking ingredients right in nature that can confuse even the most skilled hands in the kitchen, like lavender. If you’re curious about when and how you can use this fragrant flower in foods, or just want a taste, don’t miss this cooking demo.
“Often associated with soaps and potpourri, lavender can be a delightfully unexpected ingredient when used in sweet dishes. Taste lavender-laced treats, then follow your nose to the lavender border to enjoy our diverse collection of lavender in full bloom. – Lavender in the Garden event, Wave Hill
Honestly, skilled cook or not, the “lavender-laced treats” alone are enough to make the weekend trek to Wave Hill.
Cooking demo is free with admission to the grounds.
Wake up and smell the sangria, people. And then drink it. Because summer is finally here. Now that it’s hot in NYC the last thing anyone wants to do is be indoors, even when we’re eating. That’s why having an outdoor dining guide this season is essential to having a great summer. Fellow Bx blogger, BRONXMAMA, tackled the task of rounding up all the outdoor eats here in The Bronx with every.. Read More
The Van Cortlandt Committee of the National Society of Colonial Dames promotes the appreciation of all that has led to the development of this country and is a leader in historic preservation, restoration and interpretation. Next Tuesday, they are holding a picnic supper in Van Cortlandt Park where guests will also enjoy drinks, concert by renowned symphony orchestra the NY Philharmonic, and a closing fireworks show. Purchase tickets here.