Friday, April 8th is National Empanada Day and Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, is celebrating by treating guests to free empanadas.
The French restaurant, Maison Hugo, now offers private events for kids.
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Between pizza shops on every corner and 24 hour diners, there’s simply no better place to be a foodie than in the Big Apple. Take our quiz and find out which NYC food you most identify with.
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Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.
No need to get in an airplane to give your kids a taste of cuisines from a wide array of cultures, including Burmese, Malaysian, Russian, and Pakistani. Just hop on the subway to Queens to dip your spoon in the melting pot!
Swirl N Joy, a build-your-own frozen yogurt dessert bar in Tuckahoe, recently opened an outdoor kids' play area, and added games and iPads inside.
Two Boots Pizza, a pizza restaurant chain, recently opened a pizzeria in Park Slope. The family restaurant offers kids' make-your-own-pizza birthday parties.
When eating out with the family, finding something on the menu for everyone may be a challenge, especially if someone is gluten-free. Kim Koeller and Robert La France, authors of "Let's Eat Out Around the World Gluten Free and Allergy Free", share the questions to ask to avoid gluten at any restaurant. Plus, international travel tips for eating gluten-free.
Hurricane Grill & Wings in Hartsdale has partnered with Greenburgh Nature Center to host weekly animal fun. The family restaurant also offers free kids' meals to children younger than 10 during the event.
Family dining option Bellizzi Restaurant in Mount Kisco now offers a gluten-free Italian food menu. The family restaurant in Westchester County also offers family-friendly entertainment.
Treat House, a gourmet rice crispy treat bakery, opened to sell its desserts on the Upper West Side. Treat House is a business that gives back to the community by donating to the Food Bank for New York City.
Honestly Delicious, a bakery and cafe, recently opened in Garden City. The café has a party room and offers specialty cupcakes, which makes it a great birthday party location in Nassau.
Old-fashioned burger restaurant Jake’s Wayback Burgers, a family restaurant in Hartsdale, now offers family nights on Sundays. The Westchester County burger place serves fresh, high-quality burgers, made-to-order milkshakes, house-made potato chips, a kid’s menu, and more.
Basilico Gourmet Pizzeria and Restaurant offers classic Italian dishes and pizza including gluten-free pasta and pizza dough, in a family-friendly environment. The family dining restaurant, which uses fresh, high-quality ingredients, in Pomona now offers a Kids’ Night on Tuesdays where kids eat for free with the purchase of an adult entrée. The restaurant also offers delivery, take-out, and catering services.
iSwirl, the only frozen yogurt lounge in the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, offers customized frozen yogurt desserts with various toppings. iSwirl also hosts birthday parties, karaoke evenings, and Wii tournaments.
Living in the New York metro area means you can expose your children to the world's cultures without traveling to foreign countries. We've compiled restaurants, festivals, and other activities to introduce your children to the world.
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the world at ethnic restaurants. Here are a few suggestions in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
Paul Antico, father of three children with food allergies and the founder of AllergyEats, offers advice on how to manage children's special diets during sports season, when they're eating and traveling with their teams.
AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.
UPDATED November 2015: We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes and sweets stops in Fairfield County, CT, where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea.
We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes and sweets stops in Rockland County, NY, and Bergen County, NJ, where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea.