Tag: Alex Garcia

Cristian Rivera Foundation Announces Fifth Annual Celebrity Gala

Cristian Rivera Foundation Announces Fifth Annual Celebrity Gala

Mark your calendars: the Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala is officially scheduled for Monday September 30. The gala will once again be a star-studded affair held at the Copacabana Supper Club and Event Space in the heart of Times Square. Guests will enjoy dinner prepared by Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia and a cocktail […]

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

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

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 reception in the Lehman Center Lobby. Popular Pan-Latin restaurant Babalu and its executive celebrity chef Alex Garcia will be providing […]

Salsa Legend Roberto Roena Makes Babalu Part of His NY Trip

Salsa Legend Roberto Roena Makes Babalu Part of His NY Trip

Salsa music legend Roberto Roena was a special guest for dinner at Babalu Restaurant on Thursday April 18. Best known as a member of El Gran Combo and Fania All Stars, Roena was in New York ahead of a concert performance Friday night and he made a point of bringing his wife and friends out […]

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

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

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 conversation and delicious food for Channel 11’s Taste Makers. The restaurant was busy all day as brunchers and dinner guests […]

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

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

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. Beginning Wednesday March 20, Yuka Seka has appeared at Babalu every Wednesday from 6pm until 10pm and fans of Cuban […]

Popular NBC Anchor Darlene Rodriguez Dines at Babalu

Popular NBC Anchor Darlene Rodriguez Dines at Babalu

“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 at the restaurant, where she has dined many times on dishes from Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia. On this particular night, […]

Rapper Fat Joe Dines at Babalu Restaurant in the Bronx

Rapper Fat Joe Dines at Babalu Restaurant in the Bronx

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 for some mouth-watering Pan-Latin dishes from Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia. And we hear the “Get it Poppin’” star loved every […]

Kenan Thompson Out on the Town!

Kenan Thompson Out on the Town!

  On Saturday night, Kenan Thompson, star of Saturday Night Live and member of Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee, was spotted again at Bronx’s Latin Restaurant and Lounge, Babalu. Celebrity chef, Alex Garcia greeted the actor with some of his signature Latin dishes. Kenan Thompson is a returning customer, so for those of you who missed […]

Lovin’ Every Minute of It

Lovin’ Every Minute of It

He’s toured the world with Prince, hosted two seasons of “P. Diddy Presents the Bad Boys of Comedy” and taught us all how to “Dougie,” but last week “The Human BeatBox” Doug E. Fresh was all about Babalu. The legendary record producer, rapper and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member stopped by the new Bronx eatery […]

Saturday Night Live Star Kenan Thompson Dines at Babalu

Saturday Night Live Star Kenan Thompson Dines at Babalu

With Saturday Night Live in repeats last Saturday night, comedian and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Kenan Thompson took advantage of his night off from the long-running show by dining at the Bronx’s newest Latin restaurant and lounge, Babalu. Thompson and his cousin were spotted at Babalu, located in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx, […]

New Cristian Rivera Foundation Bracelet Gets Celebrity Support

New Cristian Rivera Foundation Bracelet Gets Celebrity Support

Notable names from television, restaurants, radio and sports have been seen wearing the new Cristian Rivera Foundation bracelet, which debuted at the Third Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Gala on Monday September 12. Inspired and designed by Cristian’s Mommy Jenelle Asencio, each brown beaded bracelet features the Cristian Rivera Foundation logo in your choice of a […]

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