Food

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‘Living More Fulfilling Lives, Through Kimchi’

Kimchi is making inroads in markets like Whole Foods as New Yorkers and Americans embrace the traditional fermented dish, and its new variants.

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‘While in Kathmandu’ to Open in Ridgewood

Brooklyn, Food, South Asian March 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

A new Himalayan restaurant is planned for Ridgewood, reports Bushwick Daily.

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Kosher Pizza Dispute Settled in Rabbinical Court

Business, Food, Jewish March 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm

In reporting on how a pizza parlor brought a rival to rabbinical court, The Forward looks at how much influence the court, and Jewish law, have in Hasidic Brooklyn.

The building at 58 East Broadway which will house Winnie's on the second floor. (Photo via World Journal)

Winnie’s Bar to Make a Comeback in Chinatown

East Asian, Food, Manhattan March 7, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Winnie’s Bar is slated to make a comeback in a second-floor location in Chinatown, World Journal reports.

Bornholm owners Lone (left) and Claudi Kofod (Photo by John Alexander via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

A Danish Spot to Dine In

Brooklyn, Food, Immigration, Northern Europe March 2, 2017 at 1:33 pm

Bornholm offers Danish specialties at a downtown Brooklyn location. Brooklyn Daily Eagle tells how the owners came to open the restaurant.

(Photo via World Journal)

‘The Best Coffee in Flushing’ Shuts Down

East Asian, Food, Queens March 1, 2017 at 4:03 pm

A popular high-end coffee shop in Flushing has fallen victim to rising rents, World Journal reports.

The Empanada Fork, Hipatia López’s invention, helps cooks close the dough when making the traditional Latino turnover. (Photo provided to El Diario)

100 Empanadas and an Invention Made Her an Entrepreneur

Business, Food, Metro Area, South American March 1, 2017 at 2:12 pm

El Diario/La Prensa profiles Hipatia López, a young Latina entrepreneur who won a contest to promote her invention on HSN: an “Empanada Fork.”

The creator of the Queens Night Market, John Wang. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Unique Queens Market Fosters Entrepreneurship for Immigrants

Business, Food, Immigration, Queens February 28, 2017 at 12:06 pm

El Diario/La Prensa interviews John Wang, the creator of the Queens International Night Market, an open-air night market featuring independent vendors from all over the world.

Chickens, drained of blood, are washed in scalding water.

Madani Halal: After the Founder’s Death  

Featured Posts, Food, Muslim, Queens, South Asian February 23, 2017 at 5:22 pm

Butcher Imran Uddin continues to serve customers at Madani Halal, founded by his recently deceased father, while he contemplates his future role in the Bangladeshi community of Queens.

> Assemblymember Ron Kim speaks on the introduction of his new legislation that would protect restaurants from what he calls the city’s “unfair” inspection practices. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Kim Proposes Oversight of Health Inspectors

East Asian, Food, New York February 23, 2017 at 5:06 pm

New York State Assembly member Ron Kim spoke about a bill he co-sponsored that would help protect restaurants from arbitrary health inspections and fines, Korea Daily reports.

Long Deng (center) with his wife and son in Times Square (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

First Chinese Supermarket Listed on NASDAQ

Business, East Asian, Food, New York February 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Sing Tao Daily tells the personal story of Long Deng, the man behind the first publicly listed Chinese supermarket on the NASDAQ.

A Chinese Restaurant Exhibition in Brooklyn

A Chinese Restaurant Exhibition in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, East Asian, Food, History, Video February 17, 2017 at 8:31 am

SinoVision English Channel visits the Museum of Food and Drink in Williamsburg for their exhibition on Chinese-American restaurants.

Food Bank’s network serves around 1.4 million New Yorkers per year. (Photo via Manhattan Times)

NYC Food Pantries at ‘Crisis’ Level

Food, New York, Social Services February 15, 2017 at 5:07 pm

With “draconian cuts” looming for food assistance programs, a Food Bank for New York City report forecasts a grim future for city pantries, reports Manhattan Times.

"Eating With Arsalan" from BKLYNER (Image via video)

‘Eating With Arsalan’ in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, South Asian February 2, 2017 at 11:54 am

With the help of Arsalan Naeem, BKLYNER takes viewers to South Asian restaurants on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn, in the inaugural episode of “Eating With Arsalan.”

(Photo courtesy of Sahadi's, via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Sahadi’s Middle Eastern Food Store Honored

Brooklyn, Food, Middle Eastern February 1, 2017 at 10:57 am

Brooklyn’s Sahadi food emporium, described as a “bulk bin wonderland,” has won the James Beard Foundation Award, report Brooklyn Paper and Brooklyn Daily Eagle.