Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Koreatown restaurants struggling in a more competitive K-town

Koreatown restaurants struggling in a more competitive K-town
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New chain restaurants on 32nd Street, including some well-known Korean brands, force family-owned Korean restaurants to adapt.


Hot Time, Summer in the City

Hot Time, Summer in the City
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Reporters cover the latest news in Midtown West — the aftermath of the Zimmerman verdict, the future of exports, gay couples, food and movies, the Union Square greenmarket, the royal family and more.


Fresh Produce Program For Seniors Launched

Fresh Produce Program For Seniors Launched
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Council Member Gale Brewer of District 6 launched the Westside Senior Supported Agriculture (WSSA) Food Bag Program as part of her “Grow Green, Age Well” initiative. The program, the first of its kind in Manhattan, has had mixed reviews from area seniors.


Midtown’s Meaty Mecca

Midtown's Meaty Mecca
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The halal cart on 53rd Street and Sixth Avenue is probably the worst-kept secret in the city. If you don’t hear about it from a friend first, it’s hard to miss, even on this busy intersection — a line of hungry patrons stretches down the block. The Egyptian four-man team at New York’s Best Halal […]


Calorie Bomb: Snack at Your Own Peril

Calorie Bomb: Snack at Your Own Peril
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So, where are you going to eat on Black Friday? It’s not just clothing stores that plan to gear up for the big day. Restaurants and food stands also prepare for the rush of shoppers.


Port Authority Greenmarket: An Oasis in the Midtown West Food Desert

Port Authority Greenmarket: An Oasis in the Midtown West Food Desert
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The Port Authority farmer’s market offers fresh produce in an unusual location. But how much does this small market contribute to the fresh food options in the area around Port Authority and Times Square?


Capturing Hell’s Kitchen flavor

Capturing Hell's Kitchen flavor
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A three-hour walking tour aims to capture Hell’s Kitchen’s unique flavor and rich history, from the crowded restaurant blocks of Ninth Avenue, to the artisanal bakeries and unpretentious delis on the side streets that lead to the river.


Hell’s Kitchen Seniors Prepare for the Winter

Hell’s Kitchen Seniors Prepare for the Winter
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During the winter, many senior citizens are unable to get from their homes to the Clinton Senior Center, where lunch is offered at a voluntary contribution of $1.50. The center used to provide home delivery, but funding was cut. Finding a sustainable alternative in an increasingly expensive neighborhood can be a challenge.


Poseidon Bakery, serving Hell’s Kitchen since 1923

Poseidon Bakery, serving Hell’s Kitchen since 1923
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For the past 88 years, four generations of Fable family members have been preparing traditional Greek pastries at Poseidon Bakery at 629 9th Ave. From the counter of this Hell’s Kitchen institution, owner Lili Fable has witnessed the neighborhood’s significant transformation in the past decade.


“I’ll take the chocolate-flavoured larvae.”

“I’ll take the chocolate-flavoured larvae.”
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Although 1,400 insect species are consumed in 13 different countries in the world, western populations shy away from insect- based delicacies – except for people like amateur chef Marc Dennis and Toloache Restaurant owner Julian Medina, who whips up a tangy cricket taco at his restaurant in midtown Manhattan.