Food

Afire on the water
Encendido en el agua

Algunos platillos están avivados por una guarnición fresca, el sabor se intensifica por la textura o el aroma de un poco de esto o un toque de aquello. ¿Qué le parece cenar ...
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Afire on the water
Encendido en el agua

Some dishes are enlivened by a fresh garnish, the flavor intensified by the texture or scent of a bit of this or a touch of that. How would...
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Getting green with the Machine

"People say that you can't farm in the South Bronx," said Stephen Ritz, a teacher and administrator at Hyde Leadership Charter School on Bryant Avenue. "They're wrong." And Ritz should know. Using a unique tower garden, he and his students are producing their own vegetables...

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Story with sizzle – y sazón
Historia con chisporroteo – y sazón

Nelson González used to watch as his mother made the family dinners. She’d start with garlic and onions. After sautéing the peppers, she’d add ham and fatback. She’d take a piece of bread...Time to mind the minder.
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Help at Urban Health
Ayuda en Urban Health

El viernes 25 de abril, Urban Health Plan celebrará la apertura de su nuevo centro de salud, el Pabellón Simpson. Ubicado en 1054 de la calle Simpson...
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Marcha goes Michelin
Marcha recibe un Michelin

Move to La Marcha. A Michelin recommendation is coveted by many restaurants, but bequeathed to a select few. But this past month, local eatery Marcha Cocina Bar, owned by four-man team Virgilio and Fredy de la Cruz, Marcelo Crespo and Jairo de la Paz, earned a nod from Michelin...
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Going for the Gefilte
Vamos por el gefilte

Cuando Jeffrey Yoskowitz decidió producir y vender pescado Gefilte fresco, un aperitivo tradicional para judios Ashkanazi, él...
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Losing Weight the Healthy Way

If you resolved at the start of the year to lose weight, you are not alone. Each year, millions of people pledge to lose the weight they have gained over the winter or during the previous year as a way to get healthy and look better. The beginning of spring is an excellent time to review your progress and leaves plenty of time to make changes that can get you back on...

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Dollars for beans
Dólares por habichuelas

Got a dollar? Then step right up, as just 4 quarters or a single dollar bill will buy you some of the sweetest delight you’re...
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Dollars for beans

Got a dollar? Then step right up, as just 4 quarters or a single dollar bill will buy you some of the sweetest delight you’re ever to find in a steaming Styrofoam cup. Known as “habichuelas con dulce,” or, literally, “sweet beans,” the portable liquid delicacy is precisely...

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The Price of a Poverty Stigma

El precio del estigma de la pobreza

El precio del estigma de la pobreza

There’s simply nothing more important than the health of our children and families. Recently, I was joined by a consortium of...
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No scalpels, just smiles

Looking for a tummy tuck? Skip the surgery, and bypass that hospital closest to Gun Hill Road. Instead, head to V.I.P. Café and settle in at one of the diner’s sun-splashed tables. The restaurant, which offers a host of menu selections that are creatively – and medically – named. The...

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A sweet beacon
Un dulce faro

Twin Donut en Inwood se levanta como un centinela en el cruce de la Calle 218 y Broadway. Por los pasados 18 años, el...
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A sweet beacon

Inwood’s Twin Donut stands as a sentry at the crossroads of 218th Street and Broadway. For the past 18 years, the luncheonette with the large parking lot has served local regulars and itinerant passerby in equal measure. Patrons for the last two decades have known they...

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A Mighty Machine
Una máquina poderosa

Why a simple click you can help students from the South Bronx continue their mission of providing sustainable solutions to combat food insecurity.
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The eternal summer (in a bowl)
El eterno verano (en un tazón)

The forecast is calling for another snow storm. It always is these days. More snow, slush, and ice. You’re likely to...
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The eternal summer (in a bowl)

The forecast is calling for another snow storm. It always is these days. More snow, slush, and ice. You’re likely to ruin another pair of boots or pants, or both. The trains will be late, and the buses packed. Why not give up now, pick up your favorite bobsled and make your way to...

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Bragging at Bombonada
Presumiendo en la Bombonada

Bragging rights are in play – you’ll need to grab a fork. Ten blocks north of La Casa de Mofongo, the culinary institution that has arguably elevated the...
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No nibbling needed
Para picar o nutrir

Olvídese de las hojuelas de maíz. El verdadero desayuno de los campeones son los chilaquiles. Si bien ambos alimentos se hacen con maíz...
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No nibbling needed

Forget the cornflakes. The real breakfast of champions is chilaquiles. While both foodstuffs are made with corn, the similarities end there. The base of chilaquiles is a full nest of tortilla chips, softened in a simmering bath of red or green sauce, or even a mole poblano, the traditional Mexican dark red or brown sauce.

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I Love the Bronx: 100 Things
Yo amo el Bronx: 100 Cosas

En celebración del Centenario del Bronx, aquí 100 cosas que hacer en nuestro condado. Dividido en cinco categorías, espero que saque el tiempo para tratar algo nuevo.
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Smart Snacking for Super Bowl Sunday

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Bocadillos inteligentes para el domingo de Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday seems like the perfect opportunity to overindulge in our favorite junk foods. But for those who suffer from digestive issues including heartburn...
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A snow day’s sipping
Bebidas para un día de nieve

¿Desafiando la nieve y disfrutando las maravillas del invierno? Una vez que estés listo para colgar tus guantes...
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A platter for all palates
Un platillo para todos los paladares

Esta es la temporada para divertirse, y cada fiesta necesita un platillo. En Inwood Gourmet, su fiesta y necesidades gastronómicas son atendidas gracias...
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A platter for all palates

‘Tis the season to party, and every party needs a platter. At Inwood Gourmet, your party and gastronomic needs are taken care of, thanks to owner Lauren Skoulatos-García, who has stocked up on barrels of cheese, olives, and pita bread, among many delights to entice the palate.

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A gift, and taste, of home
Un regalo, y el sabor de casa

If your preference in holiday drink does not involve a thick concoction poured out of a dusty round canister from the supermarket that your uncle...
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Fast food fury
Furia en la comida rápida

Ronald está en aprietos. El pasado jueves 5 de diciembre fue catalogado como el Día Nacional de Acción para los trabajadores de comida rápida...
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A warm meal, a helping hand

Una comida caliente, una mano amiga

Una comida caliente, una mano amiga

This Thanksgiving season will be a little brighter for some area residents, thanks to efforts from the Food Bank for New York City...
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Giving across generations
Dar a través de generaciones

The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families’ after school program kicked off Thanksgiving a week early by organizing a special Thanksgiving...
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A Healthy Holiday
Días de fiesta saludables

We all know that the holidays are a time of overindulgence, quickly followed by an overwhelming sense of guilt. To bypass the guilt this year...
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A bountiful harvest in the Bronx

Una cosecha abundante en el Bronx

Una cosecha abundante en el Bronx

Hundreds of South Bronx residents lined up on Sat., Nov. 9th to receive free bags of fresh vegetables and fruit at the grand opening of a new...
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Savor the flavors
Saboree los sabores

It’s time again to savor—and favor—the Bronx. The Third Annual Savor the Bronx Restaurant week was launched this past Fri., Oct. 25 at Jake’s...
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Meal Ideas for the Week
Ideas de comidas para la semana

Aiming to provide a delicious and healthy meal on a daily basis is every parent’s conundrum. Of particular importance for many is that the meals...
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Hello to halal
Hola al ‘halal’

The aisles at Sano Halal Food are filled with cassava, gari du togo, sagnon mougou and other products unfamiliar to most American tastes.
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Hands on cuisine
A comer con las manos

Por más de un cuarto de siglo, el Restaurante Massawa ha estado ayudando a la gente a comer. Massawa combina las tradiciones culinarias de...
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Bronx Food Pantries

Food Bank for New York City – Bronx 355 Food Center Dr. Bronx, NY 10474 (718) 991-3069 Caldwell Temple AME Zion Church Soup Kitchen 1288 Reverend James A. Polite Avenue Bronx, NY 10459 (718) 542-2933Narco Freedom 528 Morris Ave., 3rd Fl. Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 993-0490

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