This week Bronxmama along with several other Bronx Bloggers had the chance to check out the newest Applebees location, located in the Atrium at the Hutch Metro Center. Right away, each of us noticed the layout and decor- decorated with photography of the borough by well known Bronx photographer Joe Conzo. We’ve already noticed a nice modern look at the newer Applebees locations, but this one immediately became our favorite.
Nestled in the Metro Center, it has already become a hit for those working in the area and is a great location for local families who live nearyby. It’s also right off of the Hutchinson River Parkway, so easily accessible for those passing through. We were also excited to notice the space set aside for outdoor seating- now all we need is the nice weather for it to open!
While the Bronx is filled with so many amazing small restaurants and food choices, Applebees is still one of those well known places that we frequent. The menu options have always been great- but this week we had a chance to try some of the latest bar snacks, sharables, and pub plate options on the menu as well as a few desserts. Let’s just say that we are seriously happy with the new flavors and choices!
Among some of the apps we tried, the biggest hits among all of us were the Sriracha Shrimp and their Kobe-Style Meatballs. Yum! We also devoured the Boneless Wings, Sweet Chile Brisket Sliders, and Pot Stickers- such a great array of flavors and types of plates. Being in a place as culturally diverse as the Bronx, it is exciting to see some of these new flavors on the Applebees menu!
Despite being completely stuffed from the shrimp, meatballs, wings, sliders and pot stickers- once we laid eyes on the dessert offerings we certainly made room for them. Their new Churro S’mores won us over, and of course we enjoyed the Blue Ribbon Brownie Bites, mini Salted Caramel Pretzel Bites, and Apple ChimiCheesecake-wow!
These are just some of the new menu offerings at Applebees, so be sure to try some of these and other options when you check out the new location. And to celebrate the opening, we are treating one luckly BronxMama reader to a $50 giftcard so they can sample the new menu themselves.
To Enter: Leave a comment letting us know your favorite dish from Applebees. For an extra entry, share this giveaway on Twitter and mention @Bronxmama_com and @ApplebeesNY. You can also share one of our food pics on your Instagram and mention @nperrino and tag #Bronxmama for a third entry. Random winner will be picked next week.
Thanks to Applebees Metro for this great giveaway and for hosting The Bronx Bloggers!