Review: What’s Good on Ceetay’s Menu

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Honestly? Everything we tried. We’ve been following Ceetay on Instagram for 2 years and their food photos are almost good enough to eat so we made a date to try the real thing. The sushi, noodle, and Asian fusion restaurant located at 129 Alexander Avenue has been the main—if not sole—source of a taste of the east in the South Bronx for more than 5 years. Co-owner Amir Chayon, an Israeli immigrant.. Read More

This Weekend: The Bronx Museum Drink N Draw, Arthur Ave Food Tours

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This weekend bring your inner artist to The Bronx Museum. All you need is two hands: on for drawing and one for drinking with South Bronx-raised artist Ivan Velez. International food tours company Feast On History is also hosting 2 tours featuring some of Arthur Avenue’s most classic food stores and bakeries like Vincent’s Meat Market, Calabria Pork Store and Addeo Bakery with samples and tastings from each site visited. Continue.. Read More

Kids Cake Decorating Class at Bronx YMCA Saturday, March 25

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“Who doesn’t love cake? Join us for our new class – CAKE DECORATING! We’ll have a great time creating then tasting our artwork. Join us for deliciously yummy time!” – @bronxymca

When: Saturday, March 45

  • 5-6 yrs: 10AM-11AM for 5-6yo
  • 7-9 yrs: 11:15AM-12:15PM
  • 9-10 yrs: 12:15PM-1:15PM

Where: 2 Castle Hill Ave (Spin Room of Munch Center)

Admission: $25

Contact: 212.912.2490

Note: Registration deadline is March 24, 2017

 

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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.

 

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Visit Bronx Menchie’s for Angry Birds Movie Froyo in May & June

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Menchie’s, the world’s largest self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, is partnering with Sony’s new animated film, The Angry Birds Movie, which opens in theatres May 20.

From May 1 to June 30, guests can enjoy 4 new limited edition specialty flavors inspired by the film. Freshly Squeezed Orange Sorbet and Strawberry Smoothie Sorbet will be available all of May and Fresh Lime Sorbet and Strawberry Greek will be offered in June.

 

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Menchie’s is also offering a specialty Angry Birds gummy topping, 5 exclusively designed spoons and 2 specialty cups featuring characters for all tasty froyo creations.

 

Bronx Menchie’s located at:

3555 Johnson Ave.

Bronx, NY

10463

 

Visit Menchies.com for other participating locations.

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Menchie’s Celebrates National Frozen Yogurt Day Early: Free FROYO Feb 1

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Menchie’s is celebrating their favorite day of the year, National Frozen Yogurt Day early this year. Instead of February 6, the brand is gifting fans a 6 oz cup of FREE frozen yogurt on February 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. No coupons are necessary for frozen yogurt lovers to enjoy this sweet deal. As a special bonus, fans who enjoy the tasty celebratory freebie will receive a 20% off coupon.. Read More

Wave Hill Perfect Pumpkin Pie Workshop Saturday, Nov 21

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“Do you have pie anxiety? A Great Performances pastry chef alleviates all of your pie-making fears in this hands-on workshop. Mix and roll pastry from scratch and make a pumpkin filling with seasonal spices. We’ll bake your pumpkin pie in our Café kitchen and you’ll take it home the same day.” – Wave Hill

When: Saturday, November 21 from 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Admission: $25 Member; $35 Non-member.

Note: Registration required, online or at the Perkins Visitor Center. A $2 surcharge will be added to telephone registrations (718-549-3200).

 

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BRAC’s Frattura Pop-Up Kitchen Gives Us a Taste of the Arts

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An art performance, a pop-up kitchen and artisanal Italian ingredients came together on Saturday, November 7th at speciality Italian food importer Gustiamo‘s West Farms warehouse to present “Frattura”.   Facilitated by the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and performed by multi-media artists Leon Johnson and Audra Wolowiec, “Frattura” was an interactive art experience focused on the breaking of Candele pasta in preparation for cooking. Audience members were invited up to the.. Read More

Paris Crêpes & More in Montreal

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Considering Canada is right in America’s backyard, it’s hard to believe many of us haven’t or have hardly been. Then again, ask the average New Yorker how many times they’ve gone to the Statue of Liberty. So when my friend Anna and I packed our bags for an unplanned, destination-less road trip north through New England this summer, we went the extra miles to visit Montreal. With some light research after.. Read More

Word of Mouth: Popsicles Are Summer 2015’s Cold Cure

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Put down the ice cream cone. The cold cure everyone’s picking up to cool off this summer is the popsicle. And the best thing about this trend is that everyone is skipping those store bought boxed popsicles for fun DIY recipes. There’s even a new NYC rooftop bar, Loopy Doopy at the Concord New York Hotel, whose signature drink involves a big glass of prosecco and an alcohol infused “icepop”. We.. Read More

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