Youth-Led Future Of Food Event In Harlem

vegerablesConnect, Inc. Harlem Grown and WHGA are hosting a Free Two-day Event Highlighting community-based and youth-led efforts to improve access to fresh, healthy & affordable food for all.  Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Lady Lexis Sweets, East Harlem’s Sweet Treat

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Lady Lexis Sweets is a real treat within the East Harlem community.  Lady Lexis Sweets opened their doors at 1931 Madison Avenue (in between 124 – 125th Streets) on November 16th, 2013 and have been baking up a storm since then.   Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Can’t Stop Thinking About Roast Chicken

Marcus Samuelsson doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who has a lot of free time: He’s the owner of Red Rooster and Ginny’s Supper Club, of course, but he’s also working on a new Harlem restaurant (Streetbird, opening this spring), appearing regularly on television shows like Chopped, The Feed, and The Taste, and heading up the first-ever Harlem EatUp! festival, which starts on May 14. Continue Reading →

Southern Chefs Cooking Competition Airs During Black History Month

cook off1Southern Chefs, the first cooking competition show filmed in Harlem featuring chefs from the South or with southern roots will premiere on broadcast television February 1 – February 28th, 2015. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Blujeen Restaurant is Opening in March 2015

Executive_Chef_Knowling_in_Blujeen's_KitchenBy Lil Nickelson

Within the next month Blujeen will be the latest restaurant to join Frederick Douglass Boulevard’s restaurant row in the village of Harlem at 2143 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in between 115th and 116th Streets. Continue Reading →

Join Sylvia’s At Harlem Hospitality & Culinary Conference

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On top of being one of the greatest soul food restaurant in Harlem history join the 2nd and 3rd Generations Owners of Sylvia’s share their rich culinary insight plus the unveiling of the Sylvia Woods Pioneer Award Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Beer, Bourbon And BBQ 2014 in NYC

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The sixth installment of Chelsea’s own down-home, Southern-fried, good time. Get ready to enjoy all those pleasures that true Southerners live by – Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Bacon, and Bluegrass! Continue Reading →

Harlem Wellness Challenge: Chef “JJ” Johnson Talks Healthy Food

By CC Minton

Chef “JJ” Johnson talks healthy food and when it comes to Valentine’s Day, it’s not just about the symbolic heart but the physical heart too.  Continue Reading →