local grub

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

City Island Coffee Shop Also Offers Used Books & Kid's Yoga

  Located at 274 City Island Avenue, Clipper Coffee opened it’s doors back in September.  We just had a chance to stop in for a latte and muffin this morning, and love what they’ve done so far with the space. Offering several seating options, this new cafe looks to be a welcomed addition to our borough’s island neighborhood.     I opted for a Pumpkin Spice Latte and a blueberry

The Coffee Break Company Opens It's Doors

  Last week we had a chance to stop in and check out the new The Coffee Break Company on Philip Avenue in the Bronx. They officially opened for their soft launch back in September and have so far proven to be a welcomed staple in the neighborhood offering both coffee, baked goods, lunch items, and more.     The logo itself is a clock, so it’s no surprise the

Checking Out Mottley Kitchen

  If you stay current with us on social media, then you know I love a good coffee shop. So when I’ve had the chance to stop in to Mottley Kitchen on E. 140th Street, it’s been a real treat. This cafe and catering kitchen is open Tuesday through Saturday and offers up coffee, tea, fresh baked pastries, and more. On our first visit my friend had the Green Goddess

Coffee & Tea at Prince Coffee House

  Earlier last month, we finally had the chance to check out Prince Coffee House on Arthur Avenue. After opening in Spring of 2016, the coffee house sits on the corner of Crescent and East 184th street. With outdoor seating and a treelined sidewalk, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea before the cold weather forces all coffee dates indoors until further notice.  

Checking Out The Miles Coffee Bar in Throggs Neck

  Earlier this month we checked out a new coffee shop in Throggs Neck, The Miles Coffee Bar. Located at 4039 East Tremont Ave, this aesthetically pleasing coffee spot is an awesome addition to the neighborhood. The Miles serves up NYC local Sweetleaf South-American blend coffees, tea and a variety of fresh pastries baked in-house. There are also some light breakfast and lunch menu items. On our visit we tried

Peek Inside: Mon Amour Coffee & Wine

Once you become a mom, chances are you have the quickest route to the nearest coffee shop mapped out. Whether it’s a drive thru for a quick caffeine fix, or a local place to sit and have a few moments alone- a great cup of coffee can make everything go smoother. If you’re in the area, be sure to head over to Mon Amour Coffee & Wine located on W.

Check Out These Awesome Mini Drip Cakes From A Local Bronx Bakery

If you’ve paid attention while driving down East Tremont Avenue near the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, then we’re sure this storefront has caught your eye. A cute boutique style awning with shabby chic decor inside, There Should Always Be Cake stands out among the typical storefronts surrounding it. Not only is the decor perfect for a bakery, the design of their cakes, cupcakes, and other delectable desserts are

A Journey to Travesias with the Bronx Bloggers

In English, Travesias translates to passages. This is the perfect name for this new Latin Fusion restaurant located in the Throggs Neck section of the Bronx, which features flavors from all over the world. Bronxmama was invited out along with the Bronx Bloggers to embark on this journey for our tastebuds and lets just say this is a must have stamp on your Bronx restaurant passport.   First Impressions Upon entering,