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

13 Instagram Photos Recapping the Food of Ferragosto Festival 2016

  The annual Ferragosto Festival, celebrated in Italian culture to mark the end of the harvest season, was held Sunday, September 11 in Little Italy in The Bronx. On Arthur Avenue, from Crescent Avenue to 187 Street, vendors, some with businesses in the neighborhood like Calabria Pork Store and Marrone Pastry Shop & Cafe sold traditional Italian food like arancini, rainbow cake, and a whole roasted hog. Check 13 Instagram photos.. Read More

Summer 2016 Throggs Neck Restaurant Week Is Here!

Throggs Neck Restaurant Week (TNRW) is back for the second time this year and we can’t think of a better way to start closing out summer-sixteen. It’s been a season of green markets, beer-bq’s, upstate vegan adventures, and down-home cooking in our own kitchens. But we’re still hungry for more meals and memories. If you are too, check out the full line-up of businesses offering lunch and dinner discounts for Throggs Neck.. Read More

Bronx Narratives Day Party Kicks Off Summer ’16 at Gun Hill Brewery

Bronx Narratives started their site over a year ago to give residents uptown a platform for telling their stories with the help of the people who know them best — fellow Bronxites. This past Saturday, June 11th, the team kicked off summer early in the north east at Gun Hill Brewery with a food and drink-fueled day party. Hip-hop and reggae tunes filled the air inside and outside of the brewery, where it.. Read More

Inside the Bronx Week 2016 Press Kick Off at Arthur Avenue

In its 6th year, Bronx Week celebrates the cultural richness, exemplary community members, and latest accomplishments of the borough. This Monday, April 2 the office of the borough president held a “Best of the Bronx” press event to announce Bronx Week 2016 inside the famous Arthur Avenue Retail Market. Bronx Week 2016 honorees and 2016 Bronx Walk of Fame inductees actor Vincent Pastore of The Sopranos and Ballet Hispanico artistic director Eduardo Vilaro hosted the gathering. Lunch.. Read More

Views from The Bronx Brewery (Backyard) Opening Day Party 2016

The Bronx Brewery opened up their backyard for the spring and summer seasons this past Saturday, April 30th with the ultimate beer and BBQ-fueled kick off party. The balmy weather was as if the universe conspired for the Opening Day antics as a way of saying “you have my blessings, bros”. But even if that wasn’t the case, people would have still let loose with the unlimited libations on tap, inside and outside of the.. Read More

Reducing Food Waste: Cooking Veggie Stir Fry with Morrisania WIC

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, “as much as 40% of the food produced in the U.S. never gets eaten” and “Americans throw away $165B worth of food every year”. Those are hard numbers to swallow considering how many families in the country, in neighborhoods like The Bronx, live in food insecure households. That’s why when the Bronx Food Blog teamed up with Morrisania WIC this month to celebrate.. Read More

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

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

Savor the Bronx Restaurant Week 2015 Press Kick Off

The Bronx is known for a lot of things. Food isn’t one of them. But for the nearly 1.5 million residents that call this “food desert” home, we are eating something and it isn’t sand. Savor the Bronx restaurant week, running from Nov 2-13 this year, is an effort by Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. to spotlight the culinary culture uptown and address the absence of Bronx eateries from New York City restaurant.. Read More

Celebrating 1 Year of The Bronx Brewery

This past Saturday, October 24, 2015, The Bronx Brewery celebrated 1 year of bringing craft brews to the South Bronx with a party for friends and fans. And judging from the turn out, they have a lot of friends and fans. It created some hiccups for the event—the commemorative graphic tee guaranteed with each ticket ran out—but the beer raneth over. Check out photos from The Bronx Brewery 1st anniversary party below… Read More

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