The Cecil Named 2014 Best Restaurant In America

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This evening Esquire Magazine will unveil the winners of their first annual American Food & Drink Awards at The Cecil in Harlem, NY.   Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Corner Social The Right Combination

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By Lil Nickelson

Corner Social is a great place to have some fantastic food in a very comfortable atmosphere while you make new friends. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Swiss Chard Cakes with Basil-Spinach Sauce Recipe

6-22-swiss-chard-cakesUntil I went to culinary school, I couldn’t have cared less about cooking savory recipes. Though I said yes to any food I crossed paths with, when it came to making something in the kitchen, I wanted to bake cookies, cakes, or brownies. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Leah Abraham Cooks With EmblemHealth In Harlem

LeahAbraham_webEmblemHealth, the New York-based health and wellness company, and Harvest Home Farmer’s Market are bringing three local chefs to select farmers’ markets to show New Yorkers that healthy eating can be affordable, nutritious and delicious. Continue Reading →

Dining with Miss Lil: Amali Restaurant Review

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James Mallios and his fellow partners have designed Amali as a very comfortable, yet cozy and relaxing atmosphere for their guests to partake in some great tasting Mediterranean inspired food. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The Hudson River Café Review

The Hudson River Café is a gem that a lot of people within the Harlem community have yet to discover, but it shines brightly never the less. For one, its “Nuevo Latino” cuisine is helping to diversify our choices within the Harlem community. Two, the presentation of its dishes makes it stand out as “Nuevo Latino” versus traditional Latin cuisine.

Three, they have two outdoor patios within the restaurant space like no other restaurant within Harlem’s borders. Four, the service we received was up to par with any other fine dining establishment located in the city. And lastly, their prices have been slightly reduced, making the restaurant more affordable for even senior citizens looking for a nice place to eat within the Harlem community. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: “Restaurant Week”

By Lil Nickelson

“Restaurant Week” is held at different times and locations throughout the U.S. It showcases and promotes the finest food in eateries in each geographic region. You can enjoy creative, fresh three course meals from the area’s best restaurants for a fixed price. Continue Reading →