Food & Fun in Gulfport, MS

A rich chicken broth and roux set the foundation for this authentic gumbo from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse.

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I can still remember. April showers bring May flowers and so what does the Mayflower bring? Pilgrims! But not those immigrants, silly. Rather, our latest wave of immigration includes those from India, Pakistan, the Pacific Rim, Central America, etc. Unlike most African-Americans – who were forcibly brought to this country – the immigrants of yesteryear … Continue reading "June 2019 Ruminations & Ronnifications"

Yield: About 2 dozen
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 eggs, beaten
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Emeril's Original Essence
Directions
Trim off the stems and thorny tips of the artichoke. Put them in a deep pot and cover with water. Add salt, bay leaf, lemon halves, and crab boil. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to medium heat and simmer until tender. Remove and drain. Cool slightly and remove the fuzzy choke from the center. Remove the leaves to expose the heart…

Hippity hop, Easter is on its way...come visit with the Easter Bunny and create an Easter craft to bring home. Make sure to bring your camera to capture this special moment. Hop into Easter class is a demo style children's cooking class designed for you to observe and learn how to prepare a special snack or meal with your little ones.
Menu includes Easter Carrot Sandwich, Peep Fruit Kabobs, Mini Egg Brownie Parfaits and Eggcellent Easter Punch.

Put a little "BAM!" into your dinner and serve these beef tenderloin medallions seasoned to perfection with Emeril's steak rub. Page 1 QVC.com

This melt-in-your-mouth pork roast makes so much delicious gravy that you'll want to prepare mashed potatoes, rice, or buttered noodles to serve alongside.

NEW IN THE ILLINOIS MEDICAL DISTRICT: MARCH 2019
FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The IMD, in partnership with IGNITE CITIES , has announced the launch of the country's first Smart Medical District.The IMD and IGNITE CITIES will develop a connected and intelligent solution to transform transportation, connectivity and safety throughout the District. The result will enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors, while delivering scalable…

-Michael via Yelp(Manhattan location)
"Excellent meal. Ate here with friends. Theirs was excellent, too. Service was prompt and courteous. Enjoyed the whole experience!"
- Seth via Yelp (Scarsdale location)
"They should open a second location in Miami lol such a nice deli. Can't believe we didn't come sooner. Can't wait to come back"
- Bri via Yelp (Boca Raton location)

Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen in Bayside is not closing despite recent social media buzz that the business would be shutting its doors. Earlier this month, a 10-year-old QNS story made the rounds on Facebook saying that Ben’s at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center was to close at the end of January 2008 “now that nearly two years …

The 15-year run of Ben's Deli at the Bay Terrace shopping center will end on the last day of January, now that nearly two years of negotiations have failed to produce an agreement between the kosher deli and landlord, Cord Meyer development. The first word of the impasse came on Friday, November 14, when Ben's …

"Ronnie....For the past several years, every month I
have been arranging a catered luncheon for my department of attorneys at a midtown law firm. As they like variety, I order everything from pizza to Chinese food to Portuguese fare
However, I must tell you that when they hear that it is a Ben’s month they all make sure to show up!! Your selections are always spot on and even the vegetarians are thrilled to have their spinach log, kasha knish and salads.
I…

You'll Love the Space
All Ben's restaurants are available for your events. Our Woodbury, Manhattan, Bayside, Greenvale and Scarsdale locations provide private and semi-private spaces available during the day or evening. Call the General Manager of your nearest Ben's location for availability dates and reservations
You'll Love the Service
You'll appreciate Ben's expert party and event planning assistance. We offer every conceivable amenity to make your…