Food for Thought

Here you’ll find all kinds of Food for Thought…heartwarming letters from our meal recipients, stories about how Citymeals is caring for our homebound neighbors, facts on nutrition and the elderly and much more.

featured recipient

101-year-old Alicia has been living in New York City for more than three decades, but she was brought up in a very different time and place. Born into a biracial family when the South was very much segregated, Alicia learned a valuable lesson from her parents: "Regardless of your color, love is love."

featured recipe


Recipe Author: Bill Telepan of Telepan

Recipe Serves: 4

Photo credit: Alan Batt

A Note from Chef Telepan:

We began serving these pea pancakes when we first opened Telepan – they were a big hit!