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In the News 2015

Christmas on Arthur Avenue

December, 2015 : Ambassador

John Viola shares the Christmas traditions of his family, including the important shopping trips to Arthur Avenue for authentic, delicious must-have items. Read more, Christmas on Arthur Avenue.

Savor the Bronx, Restaurant Week

November, 2015 : The Bronx Tourism Council

Find a list of the participating restaurants in Bronx Little Italy and the rest of the Bronx that are offering special promotions for 2015 Restaurant Week. Read more, Savor the Bronx, Restaurant Week.

In the Bronx, Some See the Next Dining Destination

November 3, 2015 : The Wall Street Journal

The Bronx is “a place where we could see a real breakthrough” comments Tim Zagat. Bronx restaurateurs who embrace tradition are finding ways to update their approach and potentially reach new markets. An example is found in Mike’s Deli, which continues to serve it homemade food, but the owner, David Greco, also became a partner in the Bronx Beer Hall. The idea is to blend the Old World with style-conscious New. Read more, In the Bronx, Some See the Next Dining Destination.

Seeing What the Fuss is About on Arthur Avenue, the Bronx’s Little Italy

November 3, 2015 : The Wall Street Journal

“I love the idea you go to each store for one thing” comments Nils Vigeland who visits the neighborhood on the weekdays when there are no lines and on weekends for the bustle. The article describes the exciting visit Nils and his friend take, as they visit Palombo Bakery, Borgatti’s Ravioli, the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, Addeo Bakers, Teitel Brothers and more. Read more, Seeing What the Fuss is About on Arthur Avenue, the Bronx’s Little Italy.

Leave the Gun, But Always Take These… 9 Best Cannoli In NYC

October 19, 2015 : Spoiled. NYC

Spoiled NYC knows the importance of a good cannoli. It “should have a crispy, crunchy, exterior that holds a creamy filling that is the perfect balance of sweetness and tangy ricotta.” They share their 9 Best Cannoli in New York City and quite a few of their favorites are from right here in Bronx Little Italy. Read Leave the Gun, But Always Take These… 9 Best Cannoli In NYC to see if your favorite made their list!

Bronx Dining 101

June 16, 2015 : NYC & Company

The culinary diversity of the Bronx is one of its biggest draws. New York City & Company shares their recommendations at local businesses including Tino’s Delicatessen, Morrone Pastry Shop & Cafe, Cafe al Mercato, Mario’s Restaurant and Enzo’s of Arthur Avenue. Read more, Bronx Dining 101.

Eat and drink through Arthur Avenue, the real Little Italy

June 16, 2015 : Brokelyn

Brokelyn praises Bronx Little Italy as being the real deal when it comes to having the authentic Italian experience. They recommend making stops at Palombo Pastry Shop Caffee, Calabria Pork Store, Calandra’s, Mt. Carmel Wine and Addeo Bakers. The Arthur Avenue Retail Market also can’t be missed especially with Mike’s Deli and The Bronx Beer Hall. Read more, Eat and drink through Arthur Avenue, the real Little Italy.

The Real Little Italy and Best Restaurants Are in the Bronx

June 5, 2015 : The Huffington Post

“If you’ve been to Little Italy in Manhattan and were disappointed by the tourist-trap atmosphere and the forgettable food, it’s because you went to the wrong place.” The real Little Italy is in the Bronx and the streets are lined with restaurants, pizzerias, meat markets, fish markets, bakeries and pastry shops. Some can’t miss restaurants include: Mario’s Restaurant, San Gennaro, Trad di Noi, Roberto’s, and Blue Mediterranean. Read more, The Real Little Italy and Best Restaurants Are in the Bronx.

9 Must-Do Food Festivals to Visit This Summer in NYC

May 6, 2015 : Spoiled. NYC

Spoiled NYC named our annual Ferragosto celebration as one of their 9 must-do food festivals to visit this summer in NYC! They dare you not to try one of everything and to finish the day with zeppoles. Read more, 9 Must-Do Food Festivals to Visit This Summer in NYC.

A Guide to the Bakeries and Pastry Shops of Belmont, a Little Italy of the Bronx

April 17, 2015 : Untapped Cities

Untapped Cities created a guide to the bakeries and pastry shops of Belmont. The guide talks about “Baker’s Row” on East 187th Street and includes some great history on Artuso Pastry Shop, Gino’s Pastry Shop, Egidio Pastry Shop, Palombo Pastry Shop Caffe, DeLillo Pastry Shop, and Terranova Bakery. Read more about these businesses, Untapped Cities.

Meat Lover’s Paradise

March 25, 2015 : Spoiled. NYC

Spoiled NYC believes that the best things in life are “meaty and soaked in oil and vinegar”. They created a list of the Greatest Italian Sandwich Shops in NYC and Mike’s Deli located in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market was among them. The recommend the Big Mike Combo which includes mortadella, ham, salami, capicola ham, and provolone. Read more about the deli, Spoiled NYC.

NYC’s 5 Best Cannoli

March 10, 2015 : CBS New York

CBS New York named their five favorite cafes and bakeries for cannoli and Bronx Little Italy’s own Egidio Pastry Shop located on East 187th Street was listed among them. The cannoli are simply described as “terrific”. Read more about the honor, CBS New York.

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