Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Food’

In Washington Heights, 72-Year-Old Nidia Rivera Has Built an Habichuelas Con Dulce Empire | Remezcla

In Washington Heights, 72-Year-Old Nidia Rivera Has Built an Habichuelas Con Dulce Empire | Remezcla

Written by Yara Simón With what seems like a permanent line at 182nd Street and St. Nicholas, it’s obvious that Nidia Rivera’s culinary prowess draws a crowd. And though her skills aren’t exactly a secret, many who frequent her shop may be too busy savoring spoonfuls of her delectable habichuelas con dulce to know how […]


Sweet Simplicity at Leche y Miel in the Bronx | NY Times

Sweet Simplicity at Leche y Miel in the Bronx | NY Times

By Ligaya Mishan To begin, mofonguitos: green plantains fried, mashed with garlic and olive oil, then popped into a lemon squeezer, making rough cups that look like craters. Into their maws go knots of hot, plump shrimp and a web, quickly melting, of Parmesan. At Leche y Miel Restaurant, in the Kingsbridge section of the […]


The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

By Danielle Valente Real estate prices aren’t the only thing booming in uptown Manhattan right now — so is the Washington Heights art scene. From independent shops to non-profit organizations, the area is bursting with civic-minded creative types. “There are a lot of really engaged people up here — as there should be in any […]


Uptown Video: My Washington Heights – A Guided Tour

Uptown Video: My Washington Heights - A Guided Tour

The good folks at Brick Underground TV take you on a guided tour of Washington Heights with lifelong Washington Heights resident Dennis Golin as the funny and knowledgeable tour guide. From the United Palace, to the Cloisters, to the Shabazz Center and many places in between, the video does a stand up job of properly […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamajuana

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) For the latest installment of En Tu Esquina Con Ford we had to hit up Mamajuana because of their role as a pioneer in the new Uptown dining scene. Truth be told, Mamajuana changed the Uptown restaurant landscape forever. Before there was such a thing as the Dyckman strip, there was […]


En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamasushi

En Tu Esquina Con Ford: Mamasushi

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) What do you get when you combine Latino cuisine with Japanese cuisine? The answer is Mamasushi. Mamasushi is belting out some serious delicious sushi with Latino flair. Mamasushi is my newest obsession. While they serve traditional sushi rolls the ones that I am addicted to are the ones that boast Latino […]


Eating Along the A Line: Eat and drink in Upper Manhattan | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Eat and drink in Upper Manhattan | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The Dyckman St. A train station sits near plenty of open green, given its position between Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill parks. Here’s where to eat after a hike. Super chimi Given the small size of Beans and Vines today — eight tables, a cozy armchair and […]


Eating Along the A Line: Coffee, Spanish food at 175th St. | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Coffee, Spanish food at 175th St. | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Plenty of fancy new coffee shops and beer bars have opened in Washington Heights. But the real reason to visit is for food with a Spanish accent. If you’re near the 175th St. A train stop, these spots won’t disappoint. Hot pockets You might say Carlos Dominguez […]


Eating Along the A Line: Washington Heights/168th St. stop | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Washington Heights/168th St. stop | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Broadway gets a bit hilly where the A train hits the Washington Heights/168th St. station. When the neighborhood’s steep streets give you an appetite, here’s where to eat. Taste of La casa The nickname of the 36-year-old Margot Restaurant might be “the basement,” but it’s more like […]


Toni On! New York: The Artifacts And Delights Of Washington Heights

Toni On! New York: The Artifacts And Delights Of Washington Heights

Toni Senecal came to Washington Heights recently to highlight all the awesomeness that our neighborhood has to offer. She stops by such Uptown gems as the Cloisters, the Morris Jumel Mansion and the United Palace. She also takes a sampling of the lively culinary scene, hitting up Malecon and Mama Sushi.


11 Foods You’re Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

11 Foods You're Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? For a full self-guided food and historical tour of Washington Heights and Inwood, click here. 1. Dominican Sushi from MamaSushi myri_liz / Via instagram.com MamaSushi stuffs their […]


Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

This article was originally published in Edible Manhattan. By Marissa Finn There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales here in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? By combining Spanish, African and Middle Eastern influences with the foods of the island’s indigenous […]


Uptown Video: The Food Warriors – 168th St

Uptown Video: The Food Warriors - 168th St

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Neighborhood Eats: Authentic Dominican food in Washington Heights | 7online

Neighborhood Eats: Authentic Dominican food in Washington Heights | 7online

BY Lauren Glassberg WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WABC) — This week in Neighborhood Eats, we’re visiting a Dominican restaurant, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. The restaurant has been a hit in one Manhattan neighborhood for nearly three decades. It is a family affair, started by the owner Margot Santana 29 years ago, in her own community. […]


Uptown Eats: The Best Cuban Sandwich In Washington Heights…

Uptown Eats: The Best Cuban Sandwich In Washington Heights...

The best Cuban Sandwich in Washington Heights! #LaFloridita #washhts #nyc http://t.co/2neDVOSCbw — Led Black (@Led_Black) July 17, 2013 Okay folks, before we get to where you can have the best Cuban Sandwich in Washington Heights, I thought it would be useful to provide a handy guide to finding and then devouring an authentic Cuban Sandwich. […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture – Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Culture - Uptown in the Caribbean | NY Times

By SETH KUGEL Published: October 28, 2007 NEW YORK doesn’t look like the Caribbean, and this time of year it doesn’t feel much like it either. But decades of immigration have brought an undeniable Caribbean undercurrent to the city. And no country has sent more of its rhythm or soul here in recent decades than […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Restaurants: A New Beat in Nueva York | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Dominican Restaurants: A New Beat in Nueva York | NY Times

By DAISANN McLANE Published: May 27, 1992 TEMPTATION, not rice and beans, is the specialty of New York City’s flourishing new Dominican restaurants. At El Lina in Inwood, seductive aromas billow from the door, making the unassuming diner a cinch to find. Step down from the No. 1 train at the 207th Street station, then […]


El Lina: The Best Little Dominican Restaurant in Washington Heights

El Lina: The Best Little Dominican Restaurant in Washington Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) A disclaimer: the best Dominican restaurant in Washington Heights is not actually in Washington Heights…but smack dab in the center of Inwood. That said, this place is real easy to miss, located on 207th Street, right off of Nagle Avenue. Literally steps away from the elevated 1 train station and its […]


Family Still Slings Dominican 'Chimis' in Inwood | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni | DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — When Manuel Cruz opened his chimi, or Dominican-style hamburger, truck in 1987, he never expected to still be slinging the neighborhood favorite late into his 70s. But the 78-year-old said he has no plans to retire any time soon and has now introduced many of his relatives […]


UPTOWN – FOODIE PARADISE

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Jeff Orlick of iwantmorefood.com and his merry band of gourmands dropped by the ‘hood recently to sample all the awesome food that this neighborhood has to offer. They began the night at one of the UC’s favorite haunts, Corcho Wine Room and from there it was onto the fritura trucks to […]


JUNOT DIAZ WAXES POETIC ON UPTOWN DOMINICAN FOOD

JUNOT DIAZ WAXES POETIC ON UPTOWN DOMINICAN FOOD

While this is by no means a new article, it originally appeared on Gourmet.com in September 2007, it is a gem as Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz lovingly and eloquently discusses Dominican food in our neighborhood. He hits up all the great spots and talks about his favorite dishes. This is not to be […]

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