Dining With Miss Lil At Vinateria is Buono and Chic

By Lil Nickelson Vinateria is the latest restaurant that I chose to review after meeting its owner, Yvette Leeper-Bueno, her mother, Mrs. Leeper and Executive Chef Gustavo Lopez at the Continue Reading →

Dining with Miss Lil Restaurant Review: Tio Luca South American Cuisine

By Lil Nickelson Tio Luca is the latest restaurant to open up on Lenox Avenue north of 125th St and to further diversify menu offerings in the village of Harlem.

Dining With Miss Lil Restaurant Review: BLVD Bistro A Family Affair

BLVD Bistro is a family owned and operated restaurant located at 239 Lenox Avenue on the Southwest corner of 122nd Street and Lenox Avenue on the ground floor of a Continue Reading →

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Dining With Miss Lil Restaurant Review: The Cecil is Happening

By Lil Nickelson The Cecil, located at 206 W. 118th Street is on the Southeast corner of St. Nicholas Avenue, and is the 2nd restaurant on the block that is Continue Reading →

Dining with Miss Lil Nickelson:”It’s Tea Time” In Harlem

Any day is a perfect day to sip on a mug of hot tea; paper cups just won’t do. It’s one of those fall days that give us a preview Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Romantic Food Spots In Harlem

By Lil Nickelson Romance is in the air and it’s getting hot out here as Valentine’s Day weekend 2016 unfolds.  It’s 21 degrees outside right now in Harlem, but it Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The Edge Cafe, A Welcome Addition

By Lil Nickelson The Edge Café is a welcome addition to my neighborhood.  The Edge is located at 101 Edgecombe Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10030 on the Northwest corner of Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The Two Faces of An Executive Chef

By Lil Nickelson I finally met Executive Chef/Owner Matthew Tivy this past summer after I had reviewed two French bistro establishments out of the three restaurants in his food business Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: You Have to Go to By The Hudson Restaurant

By Lil Nickelson By The Hudson Restaurant & Lounge (“BTH”) is appropriately named because it is physically located by The Hudson River is located at 712 West 125th Street in Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

By Lil Nickelson Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Continue Reading →