Tag Archives: Dining

Elma’s in the East
Elma’s en el este

There’s a new menu at La Marqueta. Elma’s, the juice bar and eatery named for owner James D. Brown’s late grandmother, has...
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Fighting to the last straw
Luchando hasta la última pajilla

Please give a sip. So urged environmental advocates who rallied in support of City Council legislation that would implement a ban...
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UC Recap – June 18 – June 23

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” Voltaire. Welcome to Trump’s America, where the...

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UC Recap – June 11 – June 16

Grito Mexican Grill (1555 St Nicholas Avenue) in Washington Heights is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants Uptown. Not...

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UC Recap – June 4 – June 9

I am writing this recap still in recovery mode after the truly epic bash thrown by the good folks at Presidente Beer and Boiler Room TV to celebrate...

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Community News – 06.06.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.06.18

Viaje en el tiempo en la biblioteca de Fort Washington el sábado 16 de junio a las 2:00 p.m. La biblioteca proyectará Yours, Mine, and Ours...
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Barbs Away
Podios de la furia

Someone call Heidi. The howls of criticism following comedian Michelle Wolf's remarks at the White House Correspondents’...
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Commerce over coffee
Los comerciantes toman café

Hicieron negocios durante el desayuno. El comisionado de Servicios para Pequeños Negocios (SBS, por sus siglas en inglés), Gregg...
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Change up the Charoset
Cambie el Charoset

"Charoset," the relish often made of chopped apples, walnuts and wine, is an integral part of the Passover seder. The Workmen's Circle here...
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A Mobile Mission
Una misión móvil

Un nuevo camión de comida ha llegado al norte del condado, y en su menú hay una misión novedosa. Para ayudar a reducir...
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Avocado, Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Aguacate, frijoles negros y salsa de maíz

Comer frutas y verduras, como aguacates saludables, se asocia con un riesgo reducido de muchas enfermedades crónicas, incluidas las...
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“Now we must wait”
“Ahora debemos esperar”

Funcionarios electos se unieron a decenas de partidarios de la comunidad frente al Restaurante Galicia el 21 de enero, para manifestarse...
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Galicia Gone?
Restaurante Galicia en peligro de cierre

Después de que se evitó el cierre del restaurante Coogan's, los residentes del norte del condado están volcando su atención para ayudar a...
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Closing time at Coogan’s
Hora de cierre en Coogan’s

It’s the very last call. The institution will be closing its doors for good this spring. Coogan’s Restaurant, a popular pub that catered to the diverse...
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A gift, and taste, of home
Un regalo, y el sabor de casa

Si su bebida navideña preferida no implica un brebaje espeso vertido de una polvorienta lata del supermercado que su tío ondea debajo...
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Summit of the spirits
Cumbre de bebidas alcohólicas

El estado quiere estar a cargo. El gobernador Andrew Cuomo ha anunciado la primera reunión de un nuevo grupo de trabajo que se centrará...
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Words from Walsh
Palabras de Walsh

Anyone who has visited Coogan’s Restaurant in Washington Heights will surely know Peter Walsh. The eatery’s gregarious co-owner can usually be seen bouncing...
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Back to the future
De vuelta al futuro

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...
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Made at Manna’s
Hecho en Manna’s

Heaven is here. Manna’s Restaurant, which was established in 1984, offers the good stuff. The eatery at the 2331 Frederick Douglas location features...
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Spring Flings
Aventuras de primavera

Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan, has so much to offer—especially as the weather warms up. Two subway lines (1 and A) service Inwood...
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Happy hours come to Hutch
Llegan los ‘Happy Hours’ a Hutch

Chairman and CEO Zane Tankel has came a long way since opening his first Applebee’s Grill and Bar 20 years ago. Tankel has opened the new eatery in Pelham Bay...
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Time to #WHIN & DINE
Hora de #WHIN & DINE

Uptown foodies have reason to raise a glass — the official Washington Heights and Inwood Restaurant Week, dubbed #WHIN & DINE, will soon be back. At participating restaurants...
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Hot and smothered
Caliente y cubierto

There is a bright yellow façade that stands out from the rest on Amsterdam Avenue. That the place is famous is obvious – it says so right on the awning. Owner and manager Eddie Salgado...
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Filling, and fitting, for all
Comida y acomodo para todos

Much like inns of yore, there is room here for everyone. Whether it is a three-hour Sunday brunch for your extended clan or a romantic tête a tête, set your GPS to the corner of Bronxdale...
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Eating healthy from the Hub
Con gusto, y a su salud

Un nuevo recurso para ayudar a los residentes de bajos ingresos a tener acceso a alimentos nutritivos, debutó. Eso sí, no llame al...
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A sea of love
Un mar de amor

“We were just helping a friend,” explains Mercedes Robles. She is telling a tale filled with love large enough for a whale – it also happens to be true. Robles and her significant other, George Robles, co-manage...
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Within the bounty, brews and burgers
Casi ocultas, cervezas y hamburguesas

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...
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Cheers to the Cup

Although soccer normally takes a backseat to other sports in the U.S., World Cup fever has hit hard this summer. As reported by ESPN and Univision, the World Cup match between the U.S. and Ghana on Mon., Jun. 16th, for example, drew 15.9 million viewers total between the...

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Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins
Vendido en sorbos

En el 2010, cuando Benlly Polanco decidió abrir ‘Corcho Wine Room’ en la franja de Dyckman, no estaba seguro de lo que vendría de ello.
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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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Mixing it up at Indian Road Cafe
En la mezcla

Locals yearning to channel their inner bartender will soon get the opportunity, as Indian Road Cafe (IRC) in Inwood is about to...
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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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Pitching in at Piatto
Manos a la obra en Piatto

Manos a la obra - y a los platos. Esa fue la convocatoria, el pasado lunes, 31 de marzo, como miembros del Consejo de...
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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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No scalpels, just smiles
Sin bisturís, sólo sonrisas

¿Buscando una cirugía estética del abdomen? Omita la operación y evite ese hospital más cercano a Gun Hill Road. Mejor, vaya...
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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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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

Los derechos de presumir están en juego – tienes que agarrar un tenedor. A diez bloques al norte de La Casa de Mofongo, la...
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Bragging at 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 traditional plantain dish of mofongo to celebrity status, a newcomer is slinging a different kind of mash. Bombonada, the...

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No nibbling needed
Para picar o nutrir

Forget the cornflakes. The real breakfast of champions is chilaquiles. While both foodstuffs are made with corn, the...
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A snow day’s sipping

¿Desafiando la nieve y disfrutando las maravillas del invierno? Una vez que estés listo para colgar tus guantes, New Leaf Restaurant and Bar...In-English

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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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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...
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History in the holiday
Historia en los días de fiesta

There was more to celebrate this year, with two distinct holidays having converged on one day: Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
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A feast for the ages
Una fiesta para todas las edades

Había más que ver que lo habitual en La Marina. El pasado domingo 24 de noviembre, había otro espectáculo digno de...
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A warm meal, a helping hand

Una comida caliente, una mano amiga

Esta temporada de será un poco mejor para algunos residentes de la zona, gracias a los esfuerzos del Banco de Alimentos de la...
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