A taste of the tropics can be found at Mahalo New York Bakery on Myrtle Avenue in Queens, reports QNS.com
Tony Hillery founded Harlem Grown to instill healthy eating habits among kids in Harlem. He does so with plots of farmland where kids can grow their own food, including one on West 134th Street that has produced more than a ton of fruits and vegetables, reports The Riverdale Press.
The remaining kosher butchers have looked for new ways to survive and stay in business, reports The Tablet.
Adding their voice to protests across South Africa against proposed tuition hikes at universities, nearly a hundred rallied in front of Madiba Restaurant in Fort Greene, with the support of its politically active owner, reports The Brooklyn Ink.
A diverse team led by chef Kelvin Fernandez brings “edgy Latin cuisine” to Riverdale, reports The Riverdale Press.
Mexico Blvd.’s food truck won’t be serving the lunchtime crowd in midtown anymore, reports Astoria Post.
Get set for the Momo Crawl, which last year drew 800 to Jackson Heights restaurants to sample the Himalayan steamed buns, writes QNS.com
As a means of promoting fresh and healthy eating options in the borough, a restaurant collective, the United Businesses Cooperative, teamed up with local chefs to create a salad made with local produce and set to be served in area restaurants, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Koreans in the New York area are concerned about having to make adjustments to their diet following the news that the World Health Organization considers processed meats to be carcinogenic, reports The Korea Times.
A serendipitous encounter with a couple from Southold, Long Island, brought Marco Pellegrini from his executive chef position at Castello di Reschio near Perugia, Italy, to Caci North Fork, writes Long Island Wine Press.
A Taiwanese food vendor focused attention on the problem with the city’s caps on street vendor licenses by distributing dumplings for free in front of City Hall, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Affordable housing and minimum wage are part of the recommendations made by several experts seeking to combat poverty, El Diario reports.
Korean restaurants do not perform as well as all restaurants in NYC on the letter grade system, and their performance has worsened over the past year, writes The Korea Times.
In spite of the city’s economic and job recovery, more families, even people with jobs, are forced into food pantry lines, El Diario reports.
Koreatown in Manhattan has changed quite a bit over the last five years, and now some of the stresses that have come with its growth and popularity are worrying business owners, The Korea Times report in two articles about the busy stretch of West 32nd Street.