Food

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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