Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Curry Chicken Salad Recipe

6093283421_eb09a14473On the Central Harlem site for Chef MarcusSamuelsson.com at the Red Rooster they ask, how often do you have leftover chicken that you don’t know what to do with? At those moments, a boring chicken salad may look like your only option. Continue Reading →

Harlem Helps: A Benefit for The East Harlem Collapse

85-atxlIn light of the tragic East Harlem explosion at 116th St. / Park Ave on the morning of March 12, 2014, we at Red Rooster Harlem are responding with assistance for our neighbors. Continue Reading →

Sidra Smith Throws Star-Studded Birthday Bash in Harlem

IMG_6269La Bodega 47 Social Club, Harlem’s new hotspot, opened its doors on Friday, February 28th, 2014 night with a splash. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Kale And Quinoa Salad With Roasted Beets

Untitled_Panorama11This warm salad is from the Marcus Samuelsson.com site is perfectly healthy for Harlem, delicious, and easy to make. Steaming the kale atop the quinoa during the last 5 minutes of cooking makes this one-pot recipe all the worthwhile.  Continue Reading →

Miss Lil On Obama’s Red Rooster Menu

Here’s the menu:


Cornbread, honey butter

LOBSTER SALAD

asparagus, peas, hot biscuit

Hermann J. Wiemer Riesling “Semi-Dry” 2008

Finger Lakes, New York


BRAISED SHORT RIBS

honey-glazed chokes, spring onions, red wine reduction

Brown Estate “Chaos Theory” 2009

Napa Valley, California


CHOCOLATE CAKE

rhubarb compote, buttermilk sherbert

Ridge Geyersville “Essence” 2007

What is this?

Sonoma County, California

SWEET POTATO DOUGHNUTS

cinnamon, brown sugar


We nudged her regarding the $30,000 plate dinners, “Let’s remember that the people invited were those NYers (and Harlemites) that brought in big bucks during the last Obama campaign. So I was thrilled to hear that they chose to hold the event in Harlem even though most of us couldn’t afford to attend; there are some in our community who can. We need to be exposed to ‘the other side’ even when it’s just watching them go in and out of the Red Rooster Harlem.”

Chef Marcus Samuelsson menu courtesy of the Food Republic.