When it comes to diners, Crosstown Diner is a staple in the East Bronx. Located right off the Bruckner Expressway service road and East Tremont Avenue, who knows how many breakfasts, lunches, family dinners, and late night cravings they have fulfilled. In NYC, a local diner is a staple in everyone’s home- the place where you can count on the simplicity of a deluxe burger, or get as close as
Sundays are already meant for family time- and the Metro Center Applebee’s wants to be a part of that. Starting in May, the restaurant will host a movie night one Sunday a month in their private room. The movie is free, and families can simply purchase their usual faves from Applebee’s while they watch a family friendly film. Kid’s can munch on some tasty menu options while they
Earlier this month we checked out a new coffee shop in Throggs Neck, The Miles Coffee Bar. Located at 4039 East Tremont Ave, this aesthetically pleasing coffee spot is an awesome addition to the neighborhood. The Miles serves up NYC local Sweetleaf South-American blend coffees, tea and a variety of fresh pastries baked in-house. There are also some light breakfast and lunch menu items. On our visit we tried
We recently spent some time with Carvel at Alice’s Tea Cup II for the reveal of their latest ice cream flavor- butter cookie soft ice cream made with Lotus Biscoff cookies! It was only right that this latest craze in sweets made its way into the ice cream line up at Carvel- but it’s for a limited time only! From now until May 28th, be sure to head to
Consideration brought to you by Momtrends Photos: Momtrends Even though we may be bracing ourselves for a winter storm tonight, I think most of us have our fingers crossed that Spring truly is going to make it’s appearance next week as planned. And even if Mother Nature decides to play with our emotions a little longer, we’ve got some fun craft and snack ideas from Wonderful Halos that might warm
It’s #PizzaFriday, and we’re talking Dominos! While this is NYC and a classic slice from your local pizzeria is the norm- we’re always down for some Dominos. And in case the infamous Tracker that tells you Joe is making your pizza wasn’t enough- did you know that you can also order straight from Messenger? Oh and that they have a wedding registry?? We’ll get to that part, don’t worry. Ordering on
As we enter into March, which is National Nutrition Month®, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages consumers to put their best fork forward by using the Nutrition Facts label. Back in January, the FDA made some changes to the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages, and if you haven’t noticed- here are the key updates: The Nutrition Facts label has a fresh new design and reflects current
While most of us have learned our fair share of wine and cheese pairing, we’re sure most haven’t given much thought to wine and….popcorn! Our friends over at Skinny Pop have though, and they’ve got us covered with this handy infographic. Not only is it a genius idea to pair wine with the many flavors of their popcorn- it’s also way healthier than cheese. So go ahead and grab
Looking for some local healthy options to add to your weekly grocery haul? The Fresh Food Box from Grow NYC is a weekly box of fresh food which typically includes several pieces of fruit, one or two greens, and a variety of colorful, seasonal vegetables. Each box weighs around 10-15 pounds. To purchase, simply visit The Point Fresh Food Box to pay for the following week’s box. Each box
Consideration provided by Boston Market This morning, Boston Market opened the doors of its newest location here in the Bronx at 5520 Broadway. Known for it’s rotisserie chicken and homestyle sides, this is now the 3rd Bronx location. According to Tameka over at the Bronx Food Blog who was there this morning for the celebrations, the new location is already a hit with residents who work in the area.
Once you become a mom, chances are you have the quickest route to the nearest coffee shop mapped out. Whether it’s a drive thru for a quick caffeine fix, or a local place to sit and have a few moments alone- a great cup of coffee can make everything go smoother. If you’re in the area, be sure to head over to Mon Amour Coffee & Wine located on W.
Ad: Join us on your lunch break next Wednesday October 11th at 11 am for a Lunchology Twitter Party with Evette Rios. We’ll be helping to moderate a chat hosted by Fidelis Care where we’ll be chatting about healthy school lunches. You may have started off strong this school year with cute bento boxes and Pinterest worthy lunches, but when you’re balancing work, school, and family life, it’s hard to