Sundae Fundae is a labor of love by pastry chef Tanya Ponder. The menu, which is 50% vegan & 50% traditional, draws on Ms. Ponder’s decade of restaurant experience including some of NYC’s best such as Daniel, Marea and Jean-Georges. Flavors are updated seasonally and include classics such as Mint Cookies & Cream alongside more modern bespoke flavors like...
NEWARK, N.J. – Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en Su Casa.” With a program theme of “Silver Linings,” the evening will honor the “unsung heroes” of the pandemic – including essential workers for...
 Guess what I am going to say? It is National Cheese Day! Here’s to the universal guilty pleasure of many colors, and feeds the masses of food lovers. Since the ancient times it has had the powers, to be consumed worldwide as is worth multi-billions of dollars. So let us unite, and enjoy a cheesy delight. Life is better, having some cheddar! https://nynj.com/nft-art-by-kid-creole-and-the-coconuts-gem-of-music-magic/
FLEMINGTON, N.J. – May 18, 2021 – Did you know you can experience goat yoga, learn about cheese making, and sample award-winning local wine all in the same region of Central New Jersey? The “579 Trail,” a historic agricultural corridor running through Hunterdon County, N.J., begins its peak season for visitors this month as Jersey harvests begin to yield...
‘M is for Mutz’, ‘N is for No Parking’.  On a recent episode of PBS’s Sesame Street, Conger heads to Fiore’s House of Quality for some delicious mutz after Cookie Monster ate it all up.  They crossed the Hudson in search of mutz for a caprese salad and while intown they learned the careful process of making mozzarella cheese. Watch...
Five Best Bagel Places on Long Island
Narrowing the choices to just the five best bagel places on Long Island is not an easy task when choosing among the top bakeries in the country. The Island, as with the City, is known as home to the best bagels in the nation. Eating our way to find the best can be fulfilling in many ways. Reviewers have agreed...
It certainly was a Wonferful day at the People to People Food Pantry in Rockland County for Wonder Girls’ monthly Volunteer Day!  A group of volunteers from Wonder Girls, an after-school program for high school girls with a mission to build confidence, leadership, community and business skills, packed bags filled with Goya products to feed thousands of Rockland County...
Seeking the best NY pizza places in South Florida is the holy grail that every New Yorker hunts for when moving to, or visiting, the sunshine state. NY style pizza is held in the highest regard in the east coast communities of South Florida, often referred to as New York City’s sixth borough, as it is a true taste...
Today I’m headed to Bergen County to Raymond’s in Ridgewood. Raymond’s is an adorable vintage diner known for their legendary breakfasts and classic American dishes. With their all day breakfast menu, Raymond's is an incredible brunch spot for all ages. The great thing about the eclectic diner, is that they always have lots of people and the wait is...
La Casa de Don Pedro, a community-based, social services nonprofit organization, will host “Burgers and Brew Week,” a digital and interactive celebration promoting northern New Jersey restaurants and breweries, from Sept. 21 – 27, 2020. The organization now seeks sponsors to support the event, as well as local and black-owned restaurants and breweries to be showcased throughout the week. A...
Welcome to the newest taco truck in New York, TacocaT NY.  TacocaT is a food truck located behind the restaurant DVINE BAR located in Sparkill.  You may recognize the owner Chris Holland, a three-time 'Chopped' champion.  The vibe is casual (like most food trucks), they have a patio with tent and 6 picnic tables.  There is a beautiful trail, known...
Photo courtesy of ProudLiving Companies.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is donating 200 meals per week to essential workers in Essex County, NJ. The program is running on a weekly basis from June to mid-July. In partnership with Papa Pat’s Pizza in Newark, NJ., senior leaders at ProudLiving, including President...
Since 1995, Bailey's Smokehouse has been serving up delicious smoked barbecue in Blauvelt, New York. To get the full "Bailey's experience" you must order their mac n’ cheese pulled pork egg rolls. Local tip, the corn soufflé is what makes the trip complete. If you're like me and have a hard time deciding what to order, Bailey's offers platters that include...

Tacos in Tarrytown

This week I crossed the TZB and headed to Westchester for some delicious tacos.  The Taco Project is located on Main street in Tarrytown.  You have to pay for street parking but despite this, the place is ALWAYS packed.  It makes sense why it is too, especially the outside of this place. The colors of their food are always...
Today, I'm headed to Strawberry Place in Rockland County.  It's located in Nyack on South Broadway, near the banks of the Hudson River.  I've been thinking about this dish for a long time, it's truly one of the best breakfast options in our area.  I'm having the 'Heart Broken Challah', a peanut butter chip and banana STUFFED french toast...
February 10th is National Cream Cheese Brownie Day. Some things just need their own holiday.  In honor of this high-holy day, we have put together two yummy cream cheese brownie recipes to enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5J5bL9e8zA  Super Simple Cream Cheese Brownie Recipe 1 Packaged Brownie Mix (19.8 oz.) 1 package of cream cheese (8oz.) 1 egg 1/3 c. white sugar Preheat your oven...