Tag Archives: Dining

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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Kitchen Kickstart
Delicia nueva

“Huevos a la mexicana” has given way to pork belly frittata. The cevicheria section has been replaced by sushi and a raw bar. And antojitos? Make those...
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UC Recap – October 8 – October 13

Ruby Dee was a Black icon and a Harlem legend. Her memorable performances in such classic films as A Raisin in the Sun, The Jackie Robinson...

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UC Recap – September 17 – September 22

Fall is here, folks and the season Uptown is something special. One of the great joys of living Uptown is all of the truly exceptional parks...
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Sipping Season
Temporada de beber a sorbos

A medida que la temporada trae una ola de frío, nuestro pensamiento se dirige a las pequeñas maravillas cálidas, y las sopas y guisos...
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Savor the Sprout
Saborear lo salteado

Desde su creación en 2012, Brighter Bites ha entregado millones de libras de productos frescos y educación nutricional a niños y...
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UC Recap – August 27 – September 1

Hundreds of folks came from near and far for the 30th Anniversary of the Riverside Jam. Electrical mishaps and a slight change...

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UC Recap – August 13 – August 18

Even though the Inwood rezoning was approved by the City Council, a significant contingent of people, including many local elected officials, are concerned...
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Community News – 08.15.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.15.18

Comience su día en Fort Tryon Park el miércoles 22 de agosto de 6:30 a.m. a 7:30 a.m. Únase al instructor certificado de Tai Chi Robert...
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Community News – 08.08.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.08.18

Conozca su historia cervecera en la Granja Museo Dyckman el viernes 17 de agosto de 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lleve a un amigo y disfrute de...
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Whip it Up: Avocados and Açai
Bátalos: aguacates y açai

It is smart to look for easy opportunities to maximize our quality of life as we age. Stocking your kitchens with more avocados is one way to...
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A New Taste Tale
Una nueva historia de sabor

They were the sweet – and savory – sixteen. Sixteen local purveyors set up shop outdoors recently for a bustling evening of food, drink...
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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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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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