New Gadget, Ride, Health Spot & More To Try in 2017

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New Year, new you. Whether that means deleting unflattering photos (or followers) because you’re not the same person you were six minutes ago let alone one year ago or you’re under reconstruction complete with a new body, new job, and new goals, the new you might want new places to go, things to buy, and tastes to sample. So here are our picks for what the new you should be up on.. Read More

Why Jake’s Steakhouse is Worth a Ride to the Top of the 1 Train Line

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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

Cannoli Class at 104-year old Italian bakery Sunday, Jan 15 Almost Sold Out!

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“Join us for a warm, cozy cannoli class inside Egidio’s, a 104-year old Italian bakery in the Bronx’s Arthur Avenue neighborhood.”

Over the course of this class you will learn:

  • How to make authentic ricotta cannoli cream
  • How to make cannoli shells from scratch using historic cannoli rollers that have belonged to Egidio’s since it opened.
  • How to fry the cannoli shells and then stuff them

Class also includes:

  • Warm focaccia bread hot of the oven
  • Salame, cheeses and other finger foods to enjoy during class
  • Wine
  • A souvenir apron to take home
  • A box of your freshly made cannoli to take home

When: Sunday, January 15, 2017

Where: Egidio Pastry Shop at 622 E 187th St

Admission: $125

Click here to purchase tickets.

 

Coquito Masters Qualifying Round at Bronx Museum Friday, Dec 9

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“As part of the 15th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional coconut-based Puerto Rican holiday drink, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the 2016 New York finals! ID required to taste and vote. Presented by the International Coquito Federation.” – Bronx Museum of Arts

When: Friday, December 9 from 6:30pm – 9pm

Where: Bronx Museum of Arts at 1040 Grand Concourse

Admission: Free!

Contact: Debbie Quinones at coquitomasters@gmail.com

7 Bronx Foodies Share Their Quotes About Thanksgiving

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While some people are prepping to pass the plates around their tables this holiday, we’re sharing a few Thanksgiving quotes from the Bronx residents who know and love food. Check out Thanksgiving quotes from 7 Bronx foodies below.   “If I were a Thanksgiving dish I would definitely be the stuffing! I’m constantly busy since I get involved with what my friends say is too many things. But I’m also warm and a.. Read More

Gun Hill Tavern Grand Opening! Saturday, Nov 19

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“Please join us as we celebrate the grand opening of Gun Hill Tavern, our first satellite location, this Saturday, November 19th from 1pm – 1am.  Located at 780 East 133rd Street in the Bronx, GHT will have 20 draft lines (14 Gun Hill beers, 4 beers from other NY breweries, and 2 NY ciders), an all NYS spirits and wine list, and a full kitchen.  We will be open 7 days a week.  Be sure to follow @gunhilltavern on social media, and check out gunhilltavern.com.” – Gun Hill Brewing Company

 

La Grata Pizzeria Opens in Port Morris with Affordable Southern Italian

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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

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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

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