neighborhood watch

Wafels & Dinges Normally Only Uses Imported Waffles; Free Guacamole Tonight at Toloache

Astoria: The Sparrow and Fatty's serve two very different takes on burgers. If you like a traditional patty, choose the latter though, as the jalapeño turkey burger at Fatty's is relatively "glitzy." [Joey in Astoria]
East Village: A cool-looking spot called Black Iron Burger Shop is opening at 5th Street between Avenues A and B. Start looking forward to grilled burgers; "How can you name a place that and not grill them?" [A Hamburger Today]
Fort Greene: Brooklyn Flea–goers on Sunday may have noticed the waffles being reheated and sold by the Wafels & Dinges stand were from Augustin's Waffles in New Jersey. But don't worry! The Jersey prepackaged waffles were just a temporary fix. Normally, they'll have Belgian prepackaged waffles. [Eater]
Midtown West: The Treats Truck, which does sell homemade goodies, will be in the area Tuesday through Thursday. [Treats Truck] A cool street vendor named Osman sells knishes and chicken shawarma on the western fringes of 42nd Street. [Cakehead]
Times Square: Chef Julian Medina is hosting a free guacamole demo and tasting at Toloache this evening to kick off a weeklong celebration of Cinco de Mayo highlighting Hass avocados in special dishes like avocado-and-jícama ravioli, fried avocado, and avocado cheesecake. [Zagat Buzz]
Union Square: The Union Square Cafe is one of a handful of restaurants that will have peanut-fed Berkshire Pork on the menu for the next two weeks. [Strong Buzz]

Advertising

Recent News

 
NY Mag