Tag: New York

Ace’s Fall Produce Forecast

Happy September! This month, we have a produce forecast for you straight from our very own Allison Bennett, Director of Produce Sales. As always, Ace only supplies 100% organic fruits and veggies and we strive to buy locally whenever possible. Keep reading to stay abreast of all the Ace produce news…Hi Allison! How are produce […]

Last Scoops Of Summer @ Jacob Riis (The People’s Beach)

Poll a random group of people and you’ll find that it’s hard to get them to agree on the best flavor of ice cream or whether a cake cone is better than a waffle cone. Ask them whether or not the summer has gone by quickly, though, and you’ll soon see that it’s much easier […]

Mixing It Up With Ace Customer Magic Mix Juicery

When Jil Larsen was diagnosed with the skin condition melasma, she knew that the only thing that might make her better was changing the way she ate, which she describes as the standard American diet. “I think I was overfed and undernourished,” she said in an interview with Ace fave Clean Plates. “I eliminated one […]

Meatless Monday With Ace Vendor Heidi Matonis + A Deal!

Ask Heidi Matonis, founder of Heidi’s Real Food, why she started her business and she’ll readily admit that it wasn’t a lifelong plan: “I began my vegan food business as part of a mid-life crisis, a challenge, a dare to myself. I knew nothing about the food business. I simply liked to cook and used it […]

Spice Up Your Summer With These NEW Cookbooks

Happy end-of-July! While certain days this summer are proving too hot to turn on the oven, that doesn’t mean you can’t cool off by putting your feet up, sipping an iced drink, leafing through a new cookbook, and planning for the day when you can once again try delicious recipes. With that in mind, we […]

It’s Never Cloudy @ Ace Customer Sun In Bloom

If you’ve heard that it never rains at Ace customer Sun in Bloom, you’d be correct! We headed over to their Tribeca location on a gorgeous Wednesday and loved what we found–the glass doors were open to the glorious breeze and there were customers sitting on benches by the open windows, happily munching away on […]

Juice Press’s Newest Products

Hi friends! As you know, Juice Press has been a loyal Ace customer for years and we’re so excited to report that we recently had the chance to taste a bunch of their new products. From cold-pressed, organic juices to guilt-free cookies and delicious mini chocolate bars, JP knows how to make healthy food DELICIOUS. […]

Ace Is Still In–Are You?

Dear Vendors and Customers, As you know, all of us here at Ace value the earth above all else. Without this beautiful planet, we wouldn’t be able to eat fresh, local, organic food, swim in the clean ocean, or gaze up at the clear sky. We have always done as much as we could to […]

Ace’s Summer Produce Forecast

Happy June, friends! We’re kicking the month off with a produce forecast from our very own Allison Bennett, Director of Produce Sales. As you probably know, Ace only supplies 100% organic fruits and veggies and we strive to buy locally whenever possible. Keep reading to stay abreast of all the Ace produce news…Hi Allison! The […]

A Delicious Plant-Based Dinner With Terri NYC

Last Thursday, in an effort to save what was otherwise a damp and dreary day, we trekked over to the financial district–100 Maiden Lane, specifically. What could be there, you ask? Well, none other than amazing Ace customer Terri NYC!For those of you who may not know, Terri is an innovative restaurant offering nutritious plant-based food made […]

Smorgasburg Sundays

Last weekend, we took advantage of the GORGEOUS weather and headed over to Breeze Hill in Prospect Park, where the Sunday Smorgasburg was in full swing! For those of you who don’t know, Smorgasburg is a Brooklyn staple and self-described as “the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend […]

Eating Green With Vendor Edible Garden

After a long winter, all of us at Ace are beyond excited that spring seems to have arrived! Paul and Allison, our Ace produce team, celebrated the recent change of season with a visit to Ace vendor Edible Garden, located nearby in the Garden State.So why are we so excited to be offering produce from […]

Join Ace @ the New York Restaurant Show

SAVE THE DATE…and FREE registration! Hi food-making and food-selling friends, we can’t wait to see you at the 2017 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York (aka the New York Restaurant Show). This year, the show is taking place March 5-7 at the Javits Center and admission grants you access to three full days of visits […]

New Year, New Happenings

Hi friends! It’s a brand new year and our customers are killing it with a variety of fresh endeavors. From raising enough money through Kickstarter to open a vegan butcher shop, to inventing a new burger menu, opening an ice cream shop in Haiti, and more, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with these ambitious health food connoisseurs. […]

Our 2016/2017 Guide To Acing The New Year!

Hello there and welcome to our 2016/2017 guide to acing the new year! From “Chrismukkah” latkes to 5-course prix fixe menus, and a vegan restaurant boasting “semi-sophisticated comfort food,” Ace customers are dishing up all kinds of specialities for the new year. Keep reading to see what various Ace customers will be serving as 2016 […]

Summer In The City: Van Leeuwen’s Artisan Ice Cream

Summer may be over but our love for ice cream is not! So, without further ado, we welcome you to the 3rd and final installment of our Summer In The City series, featuring amazing ice cream by Ace customers. Today, we’re highlighting Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, the self-described “retro sweet shop featuring gourmet ice cream […]

What’s New At Ace: Organic Pomegranate Powder!

Hello, food lovers! Good news: Ace is now distributing organic, kosher pomegranate powder, the perfect superfood add-on for juices and smoothies. Punica granatum is a plant native to Southwestern Asia, which produces the red fruit–technically a berry–known as pomegranate. Perhaps most revered not for its delicious taste but for its health benefits, pomegranate contains the powerful antioxidant punicalagin. According to […]

Allison and Paul’s Produce Forecast: September

Hello there and welcome to September’s Produce Forecast! Today Ace’s Director of Produce Sales, Allison Bennet, is joined by Paul Guarino, Ace’s Director of Produce Procurement Logistics. According to the two of them, summer may be over but that doesn’t mean that Ace’s supply of organic, farm fresh produce will be dwindling. In fact, it seems to be […]

Summer In The City: Blue Marble’s Marvelous Ice Cream

Hello and welcome to the 2nd installment of our Summer In The City series, featuring fantastic ice cream parlors that also happen to be Ace customers. Today, we’re turning the spotlight on Ace customer Blue Marble Ice Cream. Blue Marble has more than delicious ice cream and a reputation for serving a first class product–they also […]

Allison’s Produce Forecast: August

Hello and welcome to the third installment of Allison’s Produce Forecast! As you surely know by now, Ace’s Director of Produce Sales, Allison Bennett, is a passionate and well-informed produce connoisseur and we love picking her brain each month to get the scoop on the organic fruits and veggies heading our way! Read on to learn what will be […]

Ace Visits The Summer Fancy Food Show

Last week, we were lucky enough to attend the Summer Fancy Food Show 2016, a three day food trade show held at the Javits Center and put on by the Specialty Food Association. It was one of those rare events where practically the whole Ace team got to go–and what a rollicking ride it was! The show […]

Produce + Poetry

As April–otherwise known as National Poetry Month–comes to a close, we thought we’d take the opportunity to celebrate. Because we are not only psyched about poetry but also for the upcoming produce season (if you missed our last post which detailed our new offerings, you can find it here) we decided to publish 3 poems about the most wonderful […]

Chef Sandwiches For Good With Amy’s Bread

Hello, friends! Despite the unfortunate temperatures this past (frigid) weekend, spring has finally sprung and this morning happy, sprightly thoughts seem to be floating through the air. Ace customer Amy’s Bread–known for their amazing artisanal bread and wide array of finely crafted baked goods–also has the springtime bug and recently started something new: Chef Sandwiches For Good.Every month, a […]

DIY Vegan Cookout Part I: Organic Pineapple Tofu Skewers

There’s no denying that it’s quickly becoming summer…or that summer is generally also known as grilling season, a pastime generally associated with meat. That doesn’t mean, however, that this most exciting–and delicious–of activities can’t be just as rewarding for those who abstain from consuming animal products. In an effort to help everyone enjoy the wonders […]