Celebrate Legendary DJ/Producer John “Jellybean” Benitez’s Birthday with a Special Performance at Babalu

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Legendary DJ/Producer John “Jellybean” Benitez is celebrating his birthday with a special performance at Babalu Latin Restaurant on Saturday November 9. The four-time Grammy winner, famous for DJing at Fun House, Studio 54 and more, will 

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts to Host An Enchanted Evening With Kerry Washington

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Scandal star Kerry Washington is hosting a very special event in honor of Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, June 14. An Enchanted Evening With Kerry Washington kicks off at 6:30pm with a 

Babalu’s Outdoor Café is Officially Open for the Summer

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The summer season has officially begun at Babalu Latin Restaurant with the launch of their new outdoor café. Diners can enjoy the sunshine and fresh air all season long, while tiki umbrellas supply them with 

Juelz Santana Celebrates Mother’s Day at Babalu

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Rapper Juelz Santana and his brother Twin treated their mama right this Mother’s Day with a special brunch at Babalu Latin Restaurant. Santana’s mom, Deborah James, is a big fan of the restaurant and comes 

Soul Diva Patti LaBelle Wows at Lehman Center Gala Performance

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The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts was buzzing with excitement on Saturday May 11 as Grammy-winning R&B Diva Patti LaBelle hosted their Spring Gala. The event kicked off with a late-afternoon reception where guests 

NY Giants Legend Tapes Episode of Taste Makers at Babalu Latin Restaurant

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Babalu Latin Restaurant was buzzing with excitement this past Sunday as New York Giants legend Leonard Marshall and his wife joined Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia and TV host Lisa Mateo for an evening of fun 

Wednesday Nights at Babalu are a Hit with Celebrated Cuban Band Yuka Seka

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It may be “Wine Down Wednesday” at Babalu but the restaurant has been turning up the heat on Wednesday nights since the premiere of a new weekly concert series by Cuban rhythms band Yuka Seka. 

Popular NBC Anchor Darlene Rodriguez Dines at Babalu

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“Today in New York” co-anchor Darlene Rodriguez made an appearance in the Bronx on Friday March 8 as she and her family had dinner at popular Pan-Latin restaurant Babalu. This was hardly Rodriguez’s first time 

Rapper Fat Joe Dines at Babalu Restaurant in the Bronx

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Popular Bronx eatery Babalu received a surprise celebrity guest during its lunch service on Wednesday March 6. Puerto Rican actor, CEO and “What’s Love?” rapper Fat Joe showed up with his entourage and sat down 

Fans Pack Babalu Restaurant and Lounge for Rare Area Performance by Jellybean Benitez

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Dance music lovers flocked to the Bronx on Saturday March 2 as legendary DJ/producer John “Jellybean” Benitez gave a rare area performance at Babalu Restaurant and Lounge. The Grammy winner—who made his name producing records