Food

Free Thanksgiving Dinners from the DOE

  The holidays are approaching and many New Yorkers continue to struggle with unemployment, food insecurity, and the impact of COVID. Thankfully, the Office of Food & Nutrition Services has announced that it will be serving Thanksgiving dinners to go (frozen to cook at home) will be served on 11/23, 11/24, and 11/25 for pick up from 9am-12pm and 3pm-5pm. The Bronx locations are listed below: South Bronx 07168 P.S.

10 Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas from Local Bronx Businesses

  While large Thanksgiving gatherings might not be possible this year, everyone still deserves a large plate of delicious food after the year that we’ve had. And don’t forget the dessert! Luckily, the Bronx has no shortage of bakeries and mom & pop shops to choose a variety of options from. So if your budget allows, try supporting a local business where you’ll find gourmet sweets of all kinds to

South Bronx 6th Grade Teacher Starts Mott Haven Community Refrigerator

The Bronx community has been coming together during the pandemic in all kinds of ways- from food drives to neighborhood cleanups. We’ve also seen a number of community fridges pop up to help those affected most by the pandemic. So when 6th grade South Bronx teacher Dan Zauderer noticed that many of his students’ families were struggling to put food on the table due to COVID-19, he was moved into

“Piazza di Belmont” on Arthur Ave Brings Al Fresco Dining to Weekends in the Bronx

  While restaurants along Arthur Avenue have already been participating in the outdoor dining options like the rest of NYC, a new al fresco dining plan begins this weekend. Bronx Little Italy has partnered with Sam Schwartz, former NYC Traffic Commissioner, to create their first-ever piazza-style dedicated al fresco dining plan between East 188th Street and Crescent Avenue from Thursday to Sunday nights. The plan incorporates health and safety protocols, six feet

Lunch Date at Porto Salvo

  If you still haven’t checked out Porto Salvo here in the Bronx- be sure to plan a date soon! This cozy Italian restaurant and wine bar is the perfect spot for brunch- or a impromptu lunch date. On our last visit we opted for the Branzino- which was delicious!!! Decorated with seaport vibes on the outside- and old port tavern vibes inside, it’s no wonder we were in the

Little Italy in the Bronx to Host First Ever Winter Restaurant Week

As if we needed any excuses to head over to Arthur Avenue- here’s a really good one. Little Italy in the Bronx will be hosting their first ever Winter Restaurant Week on weekdays from February 3rd to 13th. Diners have the opportunity to enjoy $20 three-course, prix-fixe lunch and $30 three-course, prix=fixe dinner at participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include: Ann & Tony’s – Established in 1927 by Eugenio and Rosa

Savor The Bronx Restaurant Week Kicks Off Monday January 6th

Pictured: Seis Vecinos   You may have to push some of those resolutions back a week or so because the 9th Annual Savor the Bronx Restaurant Week is coming up. Running from Monday January 6th through the 17th, it’s a great way to well, savor the Bronx. So whether you plan a lunch meeting, a dinner date, or plans to catch up with an old friend- be sure to take

New York Pizza Festival 2019

The second annual New York Pizza Festival is coming to the Bronx! On Saturday October 5th and Sunday October 6th, the festival will be taking place on Crescent Avenue and will offer several ticket price options. About the New York Pizza Festival Hosted by the Belmont Business Improvement District and the Pizza Academy Foundation, the New York Pizza Festival will once again bring the most renowned PIZZAIOLI, from around the United States, including

Build Your Own Cannoli at this Cannoli Bar on Arthur Ave

  You had me at Cannoli. If you haven’t had a chance to check out Artuso Pastry Shop’s new Cannoli Bar, then be sure to plan a trip soon! Available during store hours, guests are able to customize their cannoli and choose from a variety of shells (plain, powdered, or chocolate dipped), a delicious selection of creams (from the classic to pumpkin to peppermint and more), and finish it off

Cocina Chente in Riverdale

If you haven’t made a visit to Cocina Chente in Riverdale yet, you’re definitely missing out. This Mexican restaurant is not only Instagram worthy, but the food is delicious too. We stopped in for dinner and drinks earlier this summer and loved every little detail- from the textiles to the choice of decor. It was absolute perfection. And the food? Well, it did not disappoint. We tried several menu items-

Lunch Spotlight: City Tamale

  If you’re looking for a budget friendly lunch option that isn’t via a drive-thru, look no further than City Tamale in Hunts Point. After opening in the beginning of 2016, this Hunts Point haven serves up different kinds of tamales, fresh juices, and other Mexican fare.     When we visited, we opted for the lunch special that included 3 tamales when we visited, along with a fresh lemonade

Icehouse Cafe's New Outdoor Beer Garden

This past Tuesday, Lisa from The Bronx Socialite and I hosted some friends at the Icehouse Cafe’s new outdoor beer garden area. It was a fun evening of lawn games, hammock swingin’, and yes- frose.’ Open from Wednesday to Sunday during the warmer months, the new addition to Ice House is perfect for summer nights with friends.     Located right off the water near the Throggs Neck Bridge, it