Food & Drink

Savor The Bronx’s Little Italy—NYC’s Real Little Italy 

Wandering through the streets of Belmont on Arthur Avenue and side streets, you soon realize what a special place this is.
The most authentic Little Italy in New York City, Arthur Ave, despite changing demographics, still offers a unique slice of Italian tradition and history. … »

Tonight! Andrew Zimmern’s Bronx Episode on Bizarre Foods! 

A couple of years ago, with the charismatic charm and pull of our culinary ambassador, Baron Ambrosia, Anthony Bourdain came to The Bronx and filmed an episode with some of our off the beaten path eateries.
Tonight, on yet another tour by the way Baron, the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods hosted by the world famous Andrew Zimmern premiers showcasing more of the delectable delights our borough has to offer. … »

Wine Tasting & The Splendor of 150,000 Daffodils Blooming at NYBG

Last November, 150,000 daffodil bulbs were planted at The New York Botanical Garden as part of their effort to create New York’s, “…most extensive display of daffodils,” spread across 4 acres and eventually totalling 1 million bulbs.

Now you can enjoy the resulting blooms along with some serious wine tasting on Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 24th from Noon to 5PM. … »

Popular East Harlem Bakery Opens Bronx Location in Melrose

In the heart of El Barrio aka East Harlem is Capri Bakery on 116th between Lexington and 3rd Avenue since 1984.

Now, after working on opening their second location for over a year, Capri is open for business and is already a hit having only opened this past Thursday.

As I sit here eating a typical Cuban and Puerto Rican pastelito de guayaba con queso—guava filled pastry with cheese—and a nice warm cup of tea, dozens of people have come and gone happily after purchasing their fresh baked delights. … »

Bronx Equality Night: A New Social Event for the LGBTQ Community

One thing The Bronx sorely lacks besides safe spaces for the LGBTQ community and its youth is a place for adults to mingle and call home. The Bronx lacks a single dedicated gay bar but tomorrow night at Lotus Flame Restaurant in Morris Park, get ready for a new event for our community.

Bronx Equality Night is billed as a social event and evening of networking for all genders and people of all sexual orientations with drink specials available to those of legal drinking age.

The event begins at 8PM which means you can take advantage of Lotus Flame’s full food menu until 11PM and then only bar food will be available from 11PM-Midnight. … »

Carnegie Hall Comes to The Bronx Tonight at The Bronx Museum!

Let there be Latin Jazz!!

Tonight, as part of The Bronx Museum’s First Friday events, in collaboration with Carnegie Hall, Chris Washburne and the SYOTUS Band will be performing with their own inventive take on Latin Jazz so put on your dancing shoes and let’s get ready to mambo! … »

The Bronx: A Food Lover’s Paradise

The Bronx being one of the most ethnically diverse places in New York City means that it’s a recipe for great culinary delights.

At least that’s the way one Bronx chef, Kwame Onwuachi, who’s getting ready to open his own restaurant in Washington, DC sees it. … »

Councilwoman Arroyo’s Abrupt Retirement, More Food Along the 2 Train, & The Worst Slumlords|Bronx AM Links

This morning’s top stories (we didn’t forget about you yesterday, there just wasn’t enough newsworthy items for a list!) are the abrupt resignation by the scandal plagued Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo, more great restaurants along the 2 (and 5) train, and the worst slumlords in The Bronx as Public Advocate Letitia James took a tour of one of the worst buildings. (See the full list in the link) … »