The Vendy Award-winning food truck King of Falafel will expand to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Astoria, reports Times Ledger.
Food co-ops in Brooklyn seek to attract Latino customers by hiring Spanish-speaking workers and offering discounts to members of community organizations, El Diario reports.
With the opening of his second restaurant next week, chef George Mendes is tapping his roots.
Brooklyn Daily reports that on April 25 the Kar Yee Noodle Shop will return for a day to the Court Tree Collective, featuring authentic home-style Hong Kong noodles with crispy pork.
Brooklyn Brewery’s chef plans a Nieuw Amsterdam dinner for April 16 featuring old Dutch specialties along with Lenape clams, reports Brooklyn Daily.
Across Brooklyn, food was distributed to the needy in advance of Passover, report Brooklyn Daily and Greenpoint Gazette.
World-renowned Chef Tenzen Tsering, of GangJong Kitchen in Jackson Heights, has opened a second Tibetan restaurant – Punda in Sunnyside, which he hopes will make the neighborhood “happier and healthier,” he tells the Times Ledger.
The levels of child poverty in New York state are reaching epidemic proportions and Latino and African-American children are the most affected, El Diario reports.
Natalia Mendez fulfilled her long-time dream of opening her own restaurant but the undocumented mother of three has another dream she has to put on hold –seeing her family in southern Mexico after nearly three decades, reports Mott Haven Herald.
A Chinese-American lawyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a night market in Queens in April, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Brooklyn Based offers a neighborhood guide to Ridgewood, which straddles Brooklyn and Queens.
Kids at PS 48 in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx are getting food donations that help fill meal gaps, the Hunts Point Express reports.
At the Sikh gurdwara in Richmond Hill every Sunday, volunteers prepare up to 9,000 Punjabi rotis to serve to anyone who comes, for free, reports Open City.
Bushwick has a new restaurant, Maite, combining Basque, Colombian and Italian flavors, reports Bushwick Daily.
Early, a new Polish-owned cafe, has opened in Greenpoint and features Polish items on its menu, including the “zappie,” reports Nowy Dziennik.