WATCH: The Bronx’s Millie Peartree Serves Generations Old Soul Food Recipes

Ok, so we have yet to try the food over at Millie Peartree Fish Fry & Soul Food but reading the recent articles on her food and watching this video has us salivating.

I mean look at those candied yams and greens and not to mention the mac and cheese!

A couple of months ago, The New York Times featured Millie and her restaurant on the Grand Concourse in Fordham Manor and had the following to say:

There might be a short wait, because everything is fried to order: supple fillets of whiting, ready to flake, and firmer catfish, along with generous bulges of shrimp. All are buried in cornmeal and plunged in seething oil, to emerge with a shrug of gold.

The cooking sounds straightforward, and Millie Peartree, the Bronx-born chef and owner, insists that it is. “Make sure the fish is fresh,” she said — she gets hers delivered daily from a purveyor in Hunts Point — “so the batter will cling. Oil at the right temperature. It’s not rocket science.”

Anyway, check this video by CBS

Millie Peartree Fish Fry & Soul Food is located at 2558 Grand Concourse at the corner of E 192nd Street.

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.