Arthur Avenue’s Little Italy Packed As Customers Seek Out Last-Minute Ingredients For Christmas Feasts

Dec 24, 2019 282

There’s was last-minute shopping rush on in the Bronx on Monday. But not for gifts. It was for food. As the days count down to Christmas, CBS2’s Andrea Grymes visited Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the borough. Monday is the busiest day of the year in the Bronx’s Little Italy. “I now live in Montclair, N.J., so I had to come all the way back to the Bronx to get the mozzarella,” Carol Artale said.

Jolly customers traveled from near and far and snatched up their must-have ingredients from “the old neighborhood” for their Christmas feasts. “To get the best noodles in town, plain and simple. I’m making lasagna for Christmas and I gotta come here to get some lasagna noodles,” said Steven Lombardozzi of Mamaroneck, N.Y.

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