Tag Archive for Bronx (NYC)

Off the Menu: Gun Hill Tavern Opens in the Bronx

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Source: NY Times Food

Sushi Kaiseki takes up residence in David Bouley’s Brushstroke, and other restaurant news.

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Neighborhood Joint: Tony’s Halal Truck Is an After-School Special in the Bronx

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Source: NY Times Food

Mohammed Wasifi has become the undisputed king of the food vendors in a corner of the borough, catering to teenagers from nearby high schools.

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Front Burner: Give Them the Old Bronx Grape

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Source: NY Times Food

Some 90 years after they were developed, Bronx seedless table grapes have arrived in New York.

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Food Lovers Aim to Give the Bronx Its Due

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Source: NY Times Food

A group of globe-trotting food lovers called Ghetto Gastro want the Bronx recognized for the talent of its homegrown chefs.

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Port Morris, a Craft Distillery, Takes Over the South Bronx

Port Morris, a Craft Distillery, Takes Over the South Bronx

Source: New York Times Dining & Wine

When you think of moonshine, you probably think of some illegal concoction distilled in a bathtub circa 1920. But please, let Port Morris Distillery in the South Bronx change your mind. This distillery specializes in pitorro, or a “Puerto Rican moonshine” made from sugar cane. One woman, Nancy Soto, 62 told the Times that she used to drink her father’s pitorro but never like it because it burned through her stomach. She changed her mind when she tried Port Morris Distillery’s pitorro saying, “it’s actually delicious.”

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