Easy Ideas for Gourmet Harlem Grilled Cheese

6-16-grilled-cheeseBy Marcus Samuelsson

The grilled cheese sandwich is a staple of American cuisine. The combination of melted cheese and toasted bread is a favorite of children and adults alike and has become one of the most beloved meal items around the block and around the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurants Eat Red To Help Fight AIDS (video)

harlem est red campaignWe just received an e-mail from the good folks at Cecil and Minton’s about a great event coming on June 1st-10th, 2014. 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 →

Lenox Avenue, Harlem, 1927

Lenox Avenue Harlem 1927It’s a beautiful midday afternoon looking southeast on Lenox Avenue and 116th Street (with Mount Morris Park fire tower in the distance to the right) in Harlem, New York, 1927. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson to Launch Harlem Food Festival

l_6095_marcusRed Rooster chef Marcus Samuelsson and food festival guru Herb Karlitz are launching a major Harlem food festival, Page Six has learned. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Kentucky Derby On Lenox Avenue In Harlem

seitu derby1By Seitu Oronde

The Kentucky Derby On Lenox Avenue was a huge success with events happening from Red Rooster to Harlem Social in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Pancake Wars Coming To 125th Street

perrkins family bakeryThat’s right, the Harlem pancake war is about to sizzle. Tennessee-based Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery is opening its first Manhattan outpost on the Main Street of Black America and one block from rival IHOP. Continue Reading →

Saxophonist Fred Ho in Bronze By Harlem Sculptor Leah Poller

fred ho by leahpotterHarlem sculptor Leah Poller first heard Fred Ho in his performance of the Cal Massey Opus Magnus symphony “The Black Liberation Movement Suite,” presented in its entirety for the first time in jazz history at the 2012 inauguration of Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster Supper Club ‘Ginny’s’. 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 →