We love street eats, so we can’t think of a better way to usher in our early summer than with the Fordham Road BID’s Food Truck Extravaganza the end of this month. Taking place near Bryan Park, the fair will feature live music and arts activities in addition to a variety of foods. Go hungry and leave full with this diversified dining experience.
I discovered Lydig Ave’s EZ Grill in the fall of 2013 and immediately fell in love with the metal eating trays, picnic style wooden tables and benches, and limited but delicious Mediterranean inspired menu—details you would find in a rustic lower Manhattan eatery with the coziness of a local joint. I tried a few things in the months I ate there, from the poutine fries and cheeseburger to the chicken lemon soup and lamb skewer platter. Unsurprisingly,.. Read More
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This month The New York Times shines light on the up and coming Port Morris section of The Bronx which has emerged as a hub for craft distilleries and breweries like the Port Morris Distillery famous for its Puerto Rican moonshine “pitorro” and the award-winning Tirado Distillery. [NYTimes]
The New York Botanical Gardens has added its first full-service restaurant, the Hudson Garden Grill. It is open to the public, without an admission fee, and will source local ingredients for its food. [NYTimes]
Local eateries are usually known for their delicious cultural cuisine but not low calorie counts. However, in step with increasingly health conscious consumers, Jamaican restaurant Fish N’ Ting specializes in healthy Caribbean food liked steamed fish, sauteed veggies and handmade organic juices. [News 12]
Take advantage of the warmer weather, learn about The Bronx’s urban ecosystem and eat healthy with locally grown produce all on the Bronx River Art Center’s upcoming foraging walk. To attend, RSVP on the BRAC Facebook page.
For more on BRAC click here. For more on SPURSE click here.
Even though spring officially starts this Friday, March 20th, it’s still too cold to celebrate with any regular seasonal outings like a picnic in the park or even outdoor dining at your favorite eatery. Fortunately, you don’t need to leave the house to enjoy a new spring menu, and we have the perfect Bronx recipe pairing to try. The Bronx Bomber sandwich via Seattle Pi combines Genoa salami and pastrami.. Read More
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New Bronx restaurants are always welcomed. They mean more culinary options for residents and visitors, and that’s rarely ever a bad thing. In the past year, a few eateries have set up kitchen in The Bx with plates as diverse as the borough’s population. So if you haven’t already, get to know them. You may just discover your next new favorite spot in the following pages. And if you do, we know exactly what you should order. (more…)
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The South Bronx teacher who founded the Green Machine nonprofit, which builds urban gardens in schools around the city, is one of 10 finalists competing to win the $1M Global Teacher Prize. [DNAinfo]
East Gunhill Road will be getting a new Fine Fare supermarket, which is expected to reach completion in 2016. It is being developed by the East Gunhill Road Food LLC alongside the NYCIDA’s FRESH (Food Retail Expansion to Support Health) program to provide the Williamsbridge community with more food shopping options. [Bronx Times]
The Bronx General Post Office has been given the green light for redevelopment. A portion of the post office will remain, but there are plans for retail, office, and restaurant space, possibly including a rooftop beer garden. [Curbed NY]
Some Bronx students would rather go hungry than eat the free, but unappetizing, school food that is provided to them. As a result, students at the Bronx Academy of Letters are raising awareness. [DNAinfo]
Ramen noodles have really graduated from the broke college kid’s dinner hack to quick culinary delight. It’s still cheap and easy, but the recipes we’re seeing today add layers of flavor and texture. Salads, sandwiches, and bakes are just a few of the fun cooking methods for this bag of noodles. There is no shortage of modern spins on the classic Asian pasta, so it’s perfect for anyone with limited time and lots of imagination. However,.. Read More