Photo Caption: Emmanuel Pineda seated left, with Michael Max Knobbe standing second from left, with BronxNet production team

The diverse borough of the Bronx represents many tastes and one local comedian is capturing them all and sharing them with you on BronxNet. The astute and often hilarious food connoisseur Emmanuel Pineda aka The Hungry Dominican is partnering with BronxNet on a new show, Foodie Down Bronx that will inform and entice viewers when it comes to the many food issues and choices in the Bronx.

“The focus of Foodie Down Bronx is to highlight local restaurateurs, business owners, and today’s hottest influencers. This will not be your average interview show. BronxNet and I promise to bring the fun and humor, all the while sharing the knowledge and flavor that is so uniquely, the Bronx,” said Emmanuel.

In the first episode, Emmanuel sits down with Omar Canales, proprietor of South American-style family restaurant Seis Vecinos to discuss the importance of breakfast. He also speaks with lifestyle photographer Nikki Gomez of Nikki G. Photography about her work capturing the borough’s food and other treasures with her lens. Being the engaging hose he is, Emmanuel will share his meal of the week recommendation with viewers.

“The Bronx has a colossal and robust cultural and culinary scene, and we are proud that our outstanding BronxNet production team is working with Emmanuel aka The Hungry Dominican, to broadcast Foodie Down Bronx, from the Bronx to this multiscreen world,” said BronxNet Executive Director Michael Max Knobbe.

The premiere episode of Foodie Down Bronx will be broadcast Thursday, July 4, 2019 on BronxNet channel 67-Optimum and 33-Fios, and at

BronxNet is the independent not-for-profit organization serving the people of the Bronx with media production training, access to technology, and television channels. BronxNet programs six channels – 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38 on the Verizon Fios system and six channels – 67, 68, 69, 70, 951 and 952 – on the Optimum system in the Bronx. BronxNet’s ultra-local programming helps connect the Bronx with the world while our training programs and partnerships are a part of community development through media. For more information visit: