Rikers Inmates Prepared Turkey Dinners For Needy From Harlem To Mid-Town

officers-serve-at-rikersOn Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, NYC Department of Correction Officers, staff, inmates and chefs from the Department of Education who taught the inmates food preparation at two jails on Rikers Island prepared the turkey dinners as part of the I-CAN Fresh Start Culinary Arts program. Continue Reading →

Guests For The Holidays? Simple Recipes Could Elevate Your Hosting Cred

braised-short-ribs The holiday season has arrived, which means it’s that time of year when guests expect you to bring them some figgy pudding – or any type of pudding for that matter. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: NYCWFF’s Midnight in Harlem

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By Lil Nickelson

New York City Wine and Food Festival (NYCWFF) 2016 saved the best for last on Saturday night of October 15th, 2016; namely the sold-out Midnight Jazz Breakfast that was held at The Cecil and Minton’s restaurants in Harlem from 11:30 pm until 1:30 am. Continue Reading →

Chef Darryl Burnette Opens Harlem’s First Chef’s Table

chef-darry-lburnetteChef Darryl Burnette and his lovely wife Melissa are offering something special. Belle Harlem will be the first chef’s table in Harlem, accepting reservations only for dinner and walk-ins for brunch. Continue Reading →

The Legend Of “Harlem” New York’s Chopped Cheese (Video)

harlem-chopped-cheese1Our new friends at First We Feast reached out to let us know about their first new documentary, “Hometown Hero: The Legend of New York’s Chopped Cheese,” and its origins at Hajji’s on 1st Avenue at 110th Street in Harlem – nuff said. Continue Reading →

Minty Fine Meats Make Great Eats From Harlem To The Hudson, Yum!

meats-featBest Market Harlem writes, whether your reserve it for a special occasion or simply any chance you get, it is important to know what makes high-end steak “high-end”! Continue Reading →

A Yummy Garlic-Roasted Chicken & Veggies Recipe For The Holidays

roast-chickThis is a great recipe to make on the weekend; we like this perfect for leftovers during the week for lunch or to reinvent for dinner kind of meal. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The BIG Chocolate Show 2016

big-chocolate-showThe BIG Chocolate Show came to NYC and it was a chocolicious treat; I do declare.  The BIG Chocolate Show was held the second weekend in October 2016; press preview day was on Friday, October 7th and it was open to the public on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th.  2016. Continue Reading →

“Rao’s Recipes From The Neighborhood,” By Frank Pellegrino From East Harlem

raosWith Rao’s Recipes from the Neighborhood, Frank Pellegrino-of New York’s celebrated East Harlem restaurant Rao’s-returns to what he knows best: authentic Italian food. Continue Reading →

Join HW’s Lil Nickelson At The Ninth Annual Let Us Eat Local Tasting Benefit 2016

foodOn November 1, 2016, Just Food, a non-profit organization that empowers and supports community leaders working to bring fresh, local food to underserved neighborhoods, will host its ninth annual Let Us Eat Local Tasting Benefit. Continue Reading →