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 →

Harlem Foodies to Launch Festival in 2015

Bill-de-Blasio,-Bill-Clinton,-Marcus-Samuelsson.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Business owners from Harlem’s burgeoning food and drink scene will join forces next year to stage a festival to showcase the neighborhood’s culture, officials announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Red Rooster Hosts Benefit for Victims Of The Harlem Explosion

marcus and harlem collapse.png.CROP.rtstoryvar-largeAs you may or may not know residents and business owners in East Harlem neighborhood are still struggling to recovering from the gas explosion that left eight people dead and flattened two 5-story apartment buildings more then two weeks ago. Continue Reading →