Tag: Babalu Restaurant

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 […]

Babalu Latin Restaurant is Luis Guzman’s Go-To for Latin Cuisine

Babalu Latin Restaurant is Luis Guzman’s Go-To for Latin Cuisine

Actor Luis Guzman sat down with DNAinfo.com to talk about his favorite places in New York City, including Babalu Latin Restaurant, located in the Throgs Neck section of the Bronx. Guzman—whose credits include “Boogie Nights,” “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” and HBO’s “How to Make it in America”—has been seen dining at Babalu several times […]

Grammy-Winning Musician and Salsa Dance Legend Dine at Babalu

Grammy-Winning Musician and Salsa Dance Legend Dine at Babalu

On Thursday May 2, Babalu Latin Restaurant was the dinner destination of choice for not one but two legendary Latin performers. Nine-time Grammy winning pianist, bandleader and musician Eddie Palmieri came up to the Bronx that night and enjoyed Babalu’s special of the day, Peruvian ceviche, followed by chicharron de pollo, white rice and black […]

Rapper Fabolous Dines at the Bronx’s Babalu

Rapper Fabolous Dines at the Bronx’s Babalu

Babalu Restaurant was a Fab place to be this past Sunday April 21 as Brooklyn-born rapper Fabolous made his way to the Bronx for some of Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia’s amazing pan-Latin cuisine. The “Can’t Let You Go” rapper enjoyed Babalu’s famous mixed grill, which has been a favorite of many of Babalu’s celebrity guests, […]

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 […]

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

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

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 for chart-toppers like Madonna, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Santana, Sting, Shakira, Barbra Streisand, Paul McCartney, Marc Anthony and Billy Joel—entertained […]

Can You Feel The Heat?

Can You Feel The Heat?

The month of May has been a great one at Babalu and the social networks are heating up. “thanks again for the complementary dinner, the seasoning is a killer…what can I say the food was slamming, the passion fruit mojitos were refreshingly good …’no competition out there’“ tweeted Orlando Rodriguez (Pictured below) after last night’s […]

Another FREE Dinner from Babalu

Another FREE Dinner from Babalu

    Another week has passed, which means another FREE Babalu dinner has been redeemed. Pictured here is Suheli and Robert Serano who dined on Tuesday April 10th and had a great experience. Their dinner included paellas of two variations, Marisco and Carne complimented by “true Miami-style strawberry mojito” according to Suheli with a flan […]

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 […]

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