Bronx restaurant offers free delivery to first responders, medical workers

Shanghai Red Asian Latin Bistro offered up some free delivery to first responders in an effort to make the most of the restrictions now in place because of the coronavirus.

News 12 Staff

Mar 19, 2020, 11:28 PM

Updated 1,491 days ago

Share:

Shanghai Red Asian Latin Bistro offered up some free delivery to first responders in an effort to make the most of the restrictions now in place because of the coronavirus. 
CORONAVIRUS TRACKER: Cases in the tri-state area
The restaurant made its rounds to medical workers at Metro Urgicare as well as police officers at the 45th Precinct.  
Juan Torres, handing out the meals, says all those on the receiving end are incredibly grateful. He says he is typically a server but is now on the road delivering food in response to the state’s decision to suspend dine-in options at restaurants. 
undefined
Leaders at the Westchester Square Business Improvement District also say they are constantly monitoring this pandemic and its impacts on local businesses. 
They say any business owners in the district are always welcome to reach out to the BID if they have any questions about how they’re being affected.
 
 
 
 


More from News 12
1:46
Authorities: Bronx River Parkway crash leaves 1 person dead, another in critical condition

Authorities: Bronx River Parkway crash leaves 1 person dead, another in critical condition

2:38
Bronx family recalls moments leading up to 19-year-old son's death in Morris Heights

Bronx family recalls moments leading up to 19-year-old son's death in Morris Heights

2:11
Cloudy with unseasonably cool temperatures for NYC; showers return tonight

Cloudy with unseasonably cool temperatures for NYC; showers return tonight

1:39
Have any weekend plans? See what's happening across the Bronx for Earth Day

Have any weekend plans? See what's happening across the Bronx for Earth Day

0:37
Man set on fire after argument with another man in Melrose, NYPD says

Man set on fire after argument with another man in Melrose, NYPD says

0:26
Bronx's Jennifer Lopez honored with Premio Orgullo at Latino benefit event

Bronx's Jennifer Lopez honored with Premio Orgullo at Latino benefit event

1:51
Vendors rally to demand accessible vendor licenses and permits after DSNY crackdowns

Vendors rally to demand accessible vendor licenses and permits after DSNY crackdowns

1:54
Morrisania tenants taking legal stance against building’s management

Morrisania tenants taking legal stance against building’s management

2:11
Bronx Zoo celebrates 125 years of bringing joy to New Yorkers

Bronx Zoo celebrates 125 years of bringing joy to New Yorkers

Is your mom awesome? New York City tell us why your Mom Rocks!

Is your mom awesome? New York City tell us why your Mom Rocks!

0:54
Guide: How to host Passover on a budget

Guide: How to host Passover on a budget

2:04
Bronx River Parkway undergoes construction; prepare for traffic delays

Bronx River Parkway undergoes construction; prepare for traffic delays

1:53
Bronx man hard at work to fight off catalytic converter thieves

Bronx man hard at work to fight off catalytic converter thieves

0:26
NYPD: Man wanted for breaking into Bronx building twice in 10 days

NYPD: Man wanted for breaking into Bronx building twice in 10 days

0:24
Police: Man steals 77-year-old's wallet at Chase Bank in Kingsbridge

Police: Man steals 77-year-old's wallet at Chase Bank in Kingsbridge

0:23
Spring Arrival: Hummingbirds heading to New York

Spring Arrival: Hummingbirds heading to New York

2:19
Denim takes over Bronx Borough Hall for day dedicated to raising sexual assault awareness

Denim takes over Bronx Borough Hall for day dedicated to raising sexual assault awareness

1:34
NYPD says new campaign has lowered crime citywide; some New Yorkers don’t buy it

NYPD says new campaign has lowered crime citywide; some New Yorkers don’t buy it

2:09
Federal civil rights complaint filed against NYC Public Schools Athletic League

Federal civil rights complaint filed against NYC Public Schools Athletic League

2:10
NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers offer $5,000 reward after string of carjackings and robberies

NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers offer $5,000 reward after string of carjackings and robberies