Finding soul food that's good for the heart can be a challenge. Z’Novia, a restaurant near Yankee Stadium, is aiming to put a more healthful spin on some traditionally fatty, high-calorie dishes.
In a sad sign of the times, the food pantry at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church has cut back services to the needy.
Grits, fried chicken and collard greens are some of the dishes soul food lovers crave. Two restaurants in Harlem are putting a North African spin on these old favorites.
The Treats Truck, one of a growing number of food trucks in the city, is offering holiday-themed confections this month.
A rooftop garden in Greenpoint yields produce for a farmers market and local restaurants.
The Bushwick farmers market brings organic and locally produced food to a neighborhood plagued by obesity.
Chocolate makers from around the world passed out samples at the annual Chocolate Show, with some touting the treat as art and an anti-depressant, while others promoted "fair trade" brands.
There's an effort afoot to alter traditional Thanksgiving Day meals to include more healthful ingredients.