"It's definitely in the spirit of the victory gardens during the Second World War," program manager Shawn Connell told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
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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 McNulty's Tea & Coffee, A Time-Honored Shop Meets A New NormalCBS2's Elle McLogan revisits a West Village institution persevering amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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: Bronx Chef Millie Peartree Turns Hardship Into BlessingAfter the sudden closure of her beloved Fordham Manor restaurant, chef Millie Peartree has found a new calling. CBS2's Elle McLogan reports.
Mayor De Blasio Discusses Phase 2 ReopenNew York City is on track for Phase 2 reopening next week and restaurants can begin outdoor dining on Monday, the mayor said Thursday.
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: Finding Tranquility In Hard Times At Brooklyn TeaCBS2's Elle McLogan checks in with co-owners Jamila McGill and Alfonso "Ali" Wright to find out how the Bed-Stuy tearoom is adapting during the pandemic.
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.
Despite Losing Restaurant Business, Small Vegetable Farms ThrivingThey thought they'd feel the pinch of losing the restaurant market, but instead lettuce and veggie gardens – especially organic – are flourishing. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
NYC Council To Vote On Delivery App FeesNew York City Council is set to vote today on capping the fees that delivery apps can charge restaurants during emergencies, like the current pandemic.
Exclusive Restaurants Now Offering Takeout For All New Yorkers, Serving Health Care WorkersSome of the city's most exclusive restaurants, once reserved for stars and regulars, are offering takeout for everyone, including health care heroes; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Restaurant Owners Help Deliver Thousands Of Meals Through 'Feed The Frontlines NYC'In just a couple of months, "Feed the Frontlines NYC" has delivered 80,000 meals and counting in an effort to help health care workers and keep restaurants open; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Coronavirus Update: Restaurants Face Major Changes When Allowed To ReopenRestaurants in the city are among the hardest hit in the country by the coronavirus. Owners are hoping to reopen, but they know there will be changes; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chefs, Five-Star Restaurants Preparing Meals For Those In NeedSome five-star restaurants are shifting their focus from making gourmet meals to feeding the hungry. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge looks at how some celebrity chefs have found a new mission in the kitchen.
Coronavirus Business Woes: NYC's Restaurants Struggling Under Delivery App Fees, Uncertain FuturesRestaurants have taken a hard hit since the onset of the coronavirus. While some are slowly opening their doors back up for delivery, they’re facing some challenges. CBS2’s Charlie Cooper reports.
Cooking at Home: George’s Combo BurgerIf you're looking for simple recipes to try at home, here's one from burger expert George Motz. This burger is a mashup between a Chester and the burger at Joe Rouer’s Bar in Luxemburg, WI.
Closure Of Food Processing Plants Due To Coronavirus Stressing Nation's Food ChainWith workers all across the country being infected with the coronavirus, the nation's food supply is now showing signs of strain; Dean Reynolds report for CBS2.
Food Industry Uses GoFundMe To Help Out Health Care Workers, Laid Off EmployeesAn unprecedented number of people are turning to GoFundMe during the coronavirus pandemic. One in three fundraisers are now COVID-19-related. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge looks at how the food industry is using the fundraising site to help out.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Food Pantries In Desperate Need Of Help To Meet Growing NeedThe city's food pantries have declared a state of emergency. They're desperate for help as they struggle to meet the fast-growing need; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Gives Daily Coronavirus BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday New York City is launching a $170 million new initiative to tackle food insecurity amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: City Harvest Busy After 86 Other Food Pantries Shut DownNew York's City Harvey is racing to keep up with the demand for meals as 86 other food pantry services shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak. CBS2's Scott Rapoport reports. CBS2's Scott Rapoport reports.
Coronavirus Update: NJ Parking App Now Helps Users Pick Up GroceriesSome New Jersey residents can now get food without going to the grocery store or waiting weeks for a delivery. The maker of a parking app has repurposed it to set up a drive-thru shop; CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.
Coronavirus Update: Brooklyn's Popular Win Son Restaurant Reopens With Added PrecautionsOne of Brooklyn's most popular restaurants is re-opening after closing due to the coronavirus; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.