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

Eighty-six-year-old John was a bellman – or, as he describes it, “the wheels on the suitcase” – for many years at some of Manhattan’s best hotels. The keys to his success, an outgoing nature and infectious smile, are readily apparent even now. 

featured recipe


Petite St. Jacques en Ceviche (Taylor Bay Scallop Ceviche, Avocado)

Recipe Author: Chef Franck Deletrain of Brasserie 8 ½

Recipe Serves: 4

A Note from Chef Deletrain:

This is a bright, refreshing hors d’oeuvre that is the perfect start to a summer meal.