Rudy’s Bakery And Cafe: For Owner Toni Binanti, Her Ridgewood Customers Are Family"What is Rudy's? Rudy's is my home," owner Toni Binanti told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Island Pops: A Taste Of The Tropics In Crown Heights"We grew up in the islands. This is what we know, and that's our heritage," co-owner Khalid Hamid told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Fat Choy: ‘A Chinese Fast Food Joint That’s Also Vegan’ Arrives On The LES"When you eat something here, it should very much feel like a hug," co-owner Justin Lee told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
'Chocolate Is Love': At North Fork Chocolate Company, The Focus Is Local"Our typical shopper is not just a chocolate lover—it's a lover of all local things," cofounder Ann Corley told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Secret Garden: A Haven For Health Food In Bed-Stuy"I want you to come here, and I want all of your worries to go away," owner Joy Thomas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Find Fast Food And Retro Video Games At Action Burger in WilliamsburgTo comply with pandemic safety measures, owner Vlane Carter turned indoor screens to face the street, allowing visitors to play video games from outside.
Bigelow's In Rockville Centre: Frying Clams Since 1939"This is another extension of our house," co-owner Anthony Andreolas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Love And Family Keep The Business Running At Vic's Heart N Soul Food TruckCBS2's Elle McLogan meets Victor Hickson, who doles out smoked ribs and fried fish from a roving kitchen.
At Public Village, Best Friends Serve Up Chinese Hometown SpecialitiesWhen Kiyomi Wang and Karen Song discovered a vacancy on the Lower East Side, their dream became a reality.
Chara's Kitchen And Catering: Soul Food Memories In BellportIn the basement of the local church, you'll find Cheryl Grigg stirring and seasoning over a hot stove.
On Governors Island, A Lush Garden Finds New Purpose"It's definitely in the spirit of the victory gardens during the Second World War," program manager Shawn Connell told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
The Dig Callback: At Ricas Pupusas & Mas, A Family's Resilience Shines Through AdversityThese days, the restaurant depends on pickup and delivery orders, especially those placed directly by phone—the commission charged by delivery apps is too steep.
The Dig Callback: A Hopeful Reopening For Woodside Restaurant Dawa'sChef Dawa Bhuti has adapted her Himalayan-American restaurant in the face of the pandemic.
The Dig Callback: Bronx Sandwich Pop-Up Jibarito Shack Perseveres In A PandemicCBS2's Elle McLogan checks in to find out how Chef Angel Medina is adapting in the face of hardship.
The Dig Callback: How LES Mainstay Economy Candy Is Reinventing ItselfCBS2's Elle McLogan checks in with the third-generation owner of a vintage candy shop adapting to a new normal.