Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a preview of the 6th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at the Residence Inn at the Hutchinson Metro Center.
“Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by offering special values and discounts.
More information about the event, as well as a list of participating restaurants, can be found at www.savorthebronx.com.
“Epicureans from around the world are invited to experience the amazing tastes we have to offer in our borough,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “The Bronx has always been home to a tremendous food culture, and ‘Savor the Bronx’ is a great way to sample the many different styles of food our world-class restaurant community has to offer.”
“Tourism continues to grow in The Bronx, and our restaurants, breweries and world-class food producers have played a major role in encouraging that growth,” said Olga Luz Tirado, Executive Director of The Bronx Tourism Council. “With so many great flavors to offer, we urge those seeking a fresh new culinary experience to celebrate ‘Savor the Bronx’ Restaurant Week with us.”
This 12-day event, which runs from November 7th through November 18th, will feature over 40 participants, and is the perfect opportunity to explore your taste buds at a various restaurants around The Bronx. The preview event featured samples from some of the borough’s top eateries and food producers, including the Mott Haven Bar & Grill, Bronx Hot Sauce, Chelsea Craft Brewing Company, Havana Café, The Bronx Brewery, Lloyd’s Carrot Cake and Gun Hill Brewery.
In addition to hosting the preview, Borough President Diaz and The Bronx Tourism Council also unveiled a new “Savor the Bronx” video series, which will highlight Bronx restaurants and other borough culinary businesses.
The series launched with four videos highlighting borough eateries:
“Thanks to this new ‘Savor the Bronx’ video series, our borough’s burgeoning culinary scene is having its moment in the sun. Bronxnet and The Bronx Tourism Council have developed a tremendous new series that will help promote our borough’s restaurant and food producers to a new audience, and that is certainly something to be proud of. I look forward to future episodes,” said Borough President Diaz.
“BronxNet is proud to produce and broadcast 'Savor the Bronx' TV programming in partnership with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council to spotlight restaurants, local business, and the tremendous cultural and culinary vibrancy of the Bronx," said Michael Max Knobbe, Executive Director at BronxNet.