Avoid the lines! Advance tickets go on sale in the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center (7th Ave btw 46th & 47th Sts) at 10 AM on Monday, May 21. From May 22 – June 10, they can be purchased every day from 9 AM – 6 PM. On the day of the event, buy tickets at the Visitor Center from 9 AM – 3 PM and then at the festival starting at 3 PM.
Taste of Times Square is an outdoor food and music festival featuring international flavors from top restaurants and the city’s best street performers at the Crossroads of the World. Times Square’s most popular culinary destinations will set up tables on the street to offer “tastes” of their signature dishes.
Michelle Judd from blog Taste As You Go visited us on Saturday May 19, and she was absolutely delighted with our Short Rib empanada.
Michelle started this food blog on 2008 (tasteasyougo/about), with the goal to start talking about experimentation with new foods, the exploration of new cuisines, and the revisitation of those foods she had previously written off.
Interesting article on how has impacted the Food Truck fact in the social behaviors in the last years, including a timeline with a few remarkable issues about the evolution of this new actor in the city’s food landscape, and a bunch of detailed numbers that could help to a better understand of this quite recent phenomena.
Citymeals-on-Wheels raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company. Since 1981, this non-profit co-founded by Gael Greene and James Beard have been serving meals to New York City’s frail, isolated elderly on every borough of the city.
During the past fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2011, Citymeals-on-Wheels delivered 1.7 million meals to 16,916 New Yorkers at times when they would otherwise have been alone and hungry.
The New York City Food Truck Association is proud to announce a partnership with Citymeals-on-wheels, allowing New Yorkers to do good by satisfying their appetite on street food. From May 1-15, 2012, 35 food truck vendors will collect donations from their patrons to raise funds that will be used to prepare and deliver weekend, holiday and emergency meals to the homebound elderly throughout the boroughs of New York City.
Addicionally, this Saturday May 5, Nuchas will donate 5 % of our revenue to Citymeals.
Pat Lafrieda, master butcher of Gotham and the “magician of the meat”, is the proud host of a new show on the Food Network, Meat Men, running every Monday at 11 pm starting April 09. You could see Mr. Lafrieda in action by his dad, Pat Sr., and his smooth talking cousin, Mark Pastore. Meat Men goes behind the scenes of the business for a high-”steaks” ride with a side of humor, served medium rare.