Exposed flesh, complex body odor, the floating stench of urine. It’s summer in the Bronx! Take it seaside for a breath of salt air near City Island’s southern tip. Form a single-file line for crisp... read more
Creole cocina on official PR pride patrol. All day, every day, flags on the ceiling and beneath your glass tabletop shade that mofongo red, white, and blue. Boricua! Scar your vegan girlfriend for ... read more
Hungering for Honduran? Ride-less in Mott Haven? Cheap? Look no further. Two buckeroo pupusas—corn pitas crammed with cheese and pork, fried. Two-fitty spicy burritos, wrapped in extra-thick wheat ... read more
Send a brisket to your boy in med school. Also pastrami on rye with a side of Russian, corned beef and tongue combo, chopped liver platter. Riverdale keeps it old school like that. Boring coffee sh... read more
City’s Island’s crustacean king. Slanging that salt-water special since 1946. Upscale Sound view, working fireplace. Still beach bummy enough for bibs, flip-flops, and buffalo wings. Banquetesque d... read more
Neapolitan holding down Arthur Avenue since 1919. In the heart of Belmont, self-described “safest neighborhood in America.” Though featured in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, scoffed at chance to appea... read more
There’s more to Hunts Point than hookers. There’s also smoked hog, cooked up in a red trailer on the grounds of an auto body shop. Proves you don’t have to be in the woods to be country. Cherrywood... read more
If nothing gets you in the mood to chow down on fried oysters more than giant star and heart-shaped photo collages, you’re in the right place. This cozy City Island seafood spot loves its cus... read more
Feeling too sophisto for a soggy dog and a plastic cup of brew? Try a (near) footlong panini instead. Oozy soppressata presses right across from Gate 6. Gussied-up grilled cheese melts fresh mozzar... read more
Drink hard, eat harder at this Irish pubstaurant. Shell steak fired with Jack Daniels, Gaelic chicken smothered in ’shrooms and Irish whiskey sauce. Buzz-ilicous! Classic corned beef and cabbage, p... read more
Toothsome taqueria’s recent expansion from teeny to tiny adds tables and chairs, wainscoting. Crack-like tortillas remain. Pressed and griddled to order, filled with fave carnitas like shredded por... read more
Pasta by the vat at this pastoral tomato saucer in the village of Belmont. Chicken by the flock. Nothing skimpy here. Veal scallopini zinged up with hot cherry peppers, half a rabbit grilled with r... read more
Former Tito Puente’s waters down Latin flavor with hearty helpings of pasty Puritan chowder. Only paella and piña coladas remain, dwarfed by multi-page menu of steamers and halibut. Wood-roasted fi... read more
The Boogie’s only coal oven pizza does the trick when you’re stuck inside the Bronx with that black lung itch again. Charred Napolitana with sausage and broccoli rabe, crusty no-cheese Insalata bed... read more
City Island contradiction—no neon crustaceans, plastic tablecloths, forlorn-looking fish tanks. Instead a real-life tree reaches for the sun inside this gussied-up pizza joint run by two Yugoslavia... read more
Guzzle Guinness with neighborhoodlums at the city’s Irish-ist pub. Densely decorated room houses yellowing archive of framed newspaper clippings. Doomsday provisions stockpiled above the bar: canne... read more
Serpentine fluorescent bar, polished industrial vibe, specialty martini list featuring the cranberry and Alizé “Sex and the City.” No, this isn’t Manhattan, circa 1999, it’s the Bronx right now! Sl... read more
Neighborhood holdouts warm the bar stools, from 8AM daily. Guinness for breakfast, Yuengling for lunch. Variety is the spice of life. Surprisingly dust-free abode hiding behind maroon-striped front... read more
South Boogie institution across the street from the bleachers, under the 4 train. Navigate ceiling art—Budweiser beer blimps, xxxl t-shirts, televisions—to post up at the center bar for pitchers, n... read more
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