The High Line Blog

  • Terroir at The Porch Introduces ‘White Wine of the Week’

    There's nothing like a bottle of crisp white wine on a summer evening at The Porch. Photo by Nicole Franzen Paul Grieco of Terroir absolutely loves wine. He reminds us of a learned Bacchus—the Roman god of wine as scholar. In celebration of summer, Grieco is introducing a white wine of the week ... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Trevor St. Pierre of The Taco Truck

    The Taco Truck may be best known for its addictive pollo asado tortas, but we’d like to introduce you to the person preparing these popular dishes. Meet Trevor St. Pierre, manager of The Taco Truck, in our latest installment of Faces Behind the Food. For hours and locations of all of our vendo... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Amanda Meister of Sigmund’s Pretzels

    “Growing up, unlike most families who plan the day around attractions in the area, mine planned the day around where we were going to eat,” says Amanda Meister of Sigmund’s Pretzels.   Whether she’s discussing what makes the best pretzel or how to build the best boat, Amanda Meister, manag... read more
  • An Excerpt from 'Eat the City' by Robin Shulman

    From Shulman's Eat the City: “The High Line, an elevated freight line, had to be constructed from Thirty-Fourth Street down to Spring Street, cutting right inside of warehouses to make second-story meat deliveries.” In this image, the High Line runs through the former Cudahy Meatpacking plant. P... read more
  • Faces Behind the Food: Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina

    Fany Gerson, the chef and owner of LaNewyorkina, shows off her skills to some of our younger guests at the Seating Steps, on the High Line at West 22nd Street. Photo by Rowa Lee  From a bride and groom eating coconut paletas to what happens when kids walk away with the toppings, Fany Gerso... read more
  • Feeding a Growing City: Part 2

    Taken in the 1950s, this photograph shows a passenger car at West 16th Street. Around the same time this image was captured, construction was underway on the interstate highway system, which would lead to further decline in freight traffic to and from New York City. Photo by Ed Doyle  This... read more
  • Feeding a Growing City: Part 1

    As the city's population grew, congestion caused by a mix of pedestrians, motorized traffic, and street-level freight trains slowed food delivery into New York City. Photo courtesy of the Kalmbach Publishing Company  This special blog post, the first in a two-part series (see part two), wa... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Warm Weather Treats

    High Line staffer Sarah enjoys a treat from High Line Food vendor La Newyorkina. Photo by Jenna Saraco Today we celebrated the mouth-watering reopening of High Line Food! It’s exciting to see returning and new vendors’ carts bustling with activity as delicious tacos, BBQ, gelato, popsicles, ... read more
  • High Line Food 2013 Season Starts April 19

    Photos by Nicole Franzen, Jason Scott courtesy of The Taco Truck, and Patricia Wancko courtesy of Sigmund’s Pretzels If you, like us, salivate over the glossy deliciousness found in the food section of New York magazine, then you saw this week’s exciting announcement about spring eats at the Hig... read more
  • Bring Back the Paletas: Help La Newyorkina Rebuild

    Chef and owner of La Newyorkina, Fany Gerson creates frozen treats inspired by her native Mexico. Much of the equipment in her Red Hook-based kitchen was destroyed by flooding during Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of La Newyorkina   It’s freezing cold in New York City, but the winter weat... read more