Tag Archives: Dining
They go way back.Roberto D. Álvarez has known Jimmy Rodríguez since he was a teenager. “I started working with him at Jimmy’s Bronx Café,” said Álvarez, referring to the first eatery the restaurateur he opened in 1993...
Niall Henry loves craft beer. And he's counting on plenty of other people in Inwood liking it too. Henry, along with business partner Shean Carbin, have just launched the Tryon Public House, a craft beer bar at 4740 Broadway, near Thayer Street. "I think the neighborhood is ready for something like this,"Read More »
Apaga tu sed con más que limoncillo. Aun puede pasear a través de los pasillos de barriles rellenos de aceitunas grandes, brillantes latas de aceite y dorados aros de queso en el legendario Mercado al Detal en la Avenida Arthur...
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
Alejandro Nino is a pusher, a man of the streets. He’d be the first to admit it. Nino offers his wares from a specially reconstructed stroller that he uses to store and showcase his shiny, sweet goods. So perfectly rigged is his store-on-wheels that there is a refrigerated unit to keep the treats cool and fresh.Read More »
The BronxWorks Heights Community Farmers’ Market will remain open each Thursday until November 15th, announced Kimberley Wong, the organization’s nutrition program specialist. The market, located across the street from Bronx Community College and the Francis Martin...Read More »
Victor Sidberry, co-owner of Inwood's new VS Berry frozen yogurt shop, was looking to fill a void. "It seems like all the new businesses in the neighborhood are bars or clubs. We wanted to have someplace that was designed to be kid-friendly,” he remarked. The recently opened store, located at 4971 Broadway, on the corner of Isham Street...Read More »
However you like your chicken, choices abound uptown. There is chicken roasted, stewed and fried; there are wings, breasts or thighs; dark meat...Read More »
If you are walking down 116th Street in El Barrio, you might not have noticed at first that you are hungry. But you will. Even if you’ve just finished a full meal, the chances are your appetite will stir again. All along the busy thoroughfare, as the sun warms the sidewalk, food street vendors...Read More »