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.
Chef Dale Talde talks to Asian Journal about running his namesake restaurant, his close relationship with his family, and how his upbringing as a Filipino American influences the food he makes.
There are many coffee houses in Brooklyn like Bed-Stuy’s Georges-André, but this one is run with an iron fist by ‘SuperFrench,’ French Morning reports.
An 8-year-old restaurant in New York’s Gramercy area serves up authentic Filipino dishes such as dinuguan made of ox blood, The FilAm reports.
A top dim sum chef demonstrates the care with which fried “peony blossoms” and other Chinese specialties are prepared for the Lunar New Year, which begins Feb. 19. Read the story from Sing Tao Daily.
Taiwanese eatery BaoHaus on East 14th St. is seeing an uptick in business thanks to the success of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is based on the memoirs of BaoHaus owner Eddie Huang, reports World Journal.
At El Nuevo Bohío restaurant in the Bronx, customers can enjoy Dominican and Puerto Rican meals while surrounded by murals depicting landscapes of the islands and memories from childhood, reports Manhattan Times.