The Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery in Edible Bronx

Did you see Gustiamo in Edible Bronx? There’s a great article about us, with beautiful pictures. In the same issue, there is also an article about the amazing graffiti murals located in the Gustiamo piazza, curated by our friend Lady K Fever. “In the courtyard of Gustiamo, 1715 W. Farms Road, lies an outdoor art…

BRAC, Grazie Mille

We recently popped-up for the Bronx River Art Center; that is we threw a popup dinner in honor of our beloved community art center. It was a huge success. Everyone in attendance had a wonderful time. Here’s what Gail Nathan, BRAC’s Excetive Director and friend of Gustiamo for 15+ years, said after the dinner: “Dear BRAC friends and patrons, It…

Gustiamo, Inc. goes to Columbia School of Journalism for the Ultimate Scoop

As a student at Columbia University’s prestigious school of journalism, Yardena Schwartz, pictured here with Martina, chose to cover (journalistiacally speaking) the Bronx as her project for this semester. Yardena and the harsh Bronx: you can figure out by yourself what a contrast this is. Walking the streets and the subways of the Bronx, Yardena…

Saying Good Luck to BRAC

Let’s all go to the Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) this coming Thursday. They are starting a two year renovation of the building and Gail Nathan, its executive director,  needs us to go and wish them good luck. The BRAC is across the street from Gustiamo’s warehouse and we work together in many projects, including…

GUSTiamO’s Second Day With the Kids from the South Bronx.

GUSTiamO‘s second day with the kids from the South Bronx was even more successful than the first. In fact, now we know each other and we are welcomed with their big smiles. They are happy to see us. Isn’t that wonderful!!! We LOVE them!!! First destination: the garden in front of the Bronx River Art…

Kids from SOBRO Play and Learn at GUSTiamO

Our first day of GUSTiamO was great! Six kids from the South Bronx learned where Italy is (they seemed to care!), how olive oil is made (we squeezed an olive!), saw a plant of basil and drew pictures of tomato plants. It was fascinating to see them make their own pasta dish and pick with…

A 3 Day Fun Food Program for Kids in the South Bronx

We care about our neighborhood! We want to do some good and help people eat better here, in the South Bronx. After reading the scary article about the Bronx Obesity-Hunger Paradox, we decided to take action. With Gail of the Bronx River Art Center, and with Heidi of the Mary Mitchell Community Center, Gustiamo is…

Food52 on Gustiamo’s tagline is “Italy’s Best Foods”

Food 52 is a website, a community and a contest created by Amanda and Monica. Every week they give you a new theme (it recently was meatloaf, then spinach): you submit your favorite recipe; they cook it and take pictures (BEAUTIFUL pictures); every week the community votes the best recipe; the best recipes of the…

Bronx River Art Center

Watch the video above. Click the arrow. It’s Gail Nathan, the caring, knowledgable and talented executive director of BRAC, the Bronx River Art Center, a not for profit organization which provides arts and environmental classes to kids and their families in the Bronx. BRAC is located two blocks from Gustiamo and we support each other….