Marcus Samuelsson: West Indian-Style Channa Wrap Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson

There’s spicy and then there’s this: spicy that’s so hot you can’t stop shoveling it into your mouth, bite after painful bite, because the second you pause, you’ll feel the full wrath of the burn in all of its glory. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: LoLo’s Seafood Shack is Crazy Great

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By Lil Nickelson

My tasting to review LoLo’s Seafood Shack took place on the evening of the first day in spring; it snowed all day and a cold was coming down on me.  I didn’t want to get out of my bed, let alone go outside.  Continue Reading →

Up Close With CC Minton: NYC Student Chefs Turn Cooking into Cash

CCAPComfront2By CC Minton On Thursday April 2nd, twenty-two New York City public high school students competed for hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Cooking competition.  Continue Reading →

Sylvia’s Tren’ness Woods-Black Talks Harlem’s Vibrant Future

trennessheadshotAt midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s  in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet tea. (“Welcome to soul,” she says.) Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Spring Asparagus Tart Recipe

For the first time, last year, I bought a bunch of asparagus at the farmers’ market. Until that point, I had only bought asparagus from a grocery store, and it very well could have been December. I stashed the bundle in my shopping bag and walked home, unsure of how I’d prepare the vegetable. Continue Reading →

The Danny Tisdale Show Talks Harlem EatUp!

harlem world magazine big logo1Today Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show welcomes Harlem World Magazines Editors Event Ambassador and Wellness writer CC Minton and Food writer Lil Nickelson to talk about the behind the scenes launch of the recent HarlemEatUp events in Harlem. We’ll talk about Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →

What’s New: Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird Rotisserie Debuts

16799487407_bec74cf518_k.0Marcus Samuelsson’s long-awaited casual Streetbird Rotisserie is finally opening today for lunch. The chef has been working on the project for four years and it’s unmistakably Samuelsson. Continue Reading →

Drinking With Miss Lil : Gin Fizz Lounge

Photo of Gin Fizz BarBy Lil Nickelson

When I was a kid growing up in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem, Saturday evening was date night for my parents and they would go out to eat at Sherman’s BBQ on the corner of our block on Amsterdam Avenue and 151st Street or down to Broadway and 145th Street to Ling Fong’s Chinese Restaurant for dinner.  Continue Reading →

Interview: Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls Honored by C-CAP

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On Tuesday, March 3rd, Former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Dick Parsons and Executive Chef & Harlem Restaurateur Alexander Smalls were honored, in front of 800 guests, at the 25th Anniversary Benefit celebration of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Edible Manhattan Magazine’s Good Cider Event

Good Cider EventBy Lil Nickelson

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 Edible Manhattan hosted the Good Cider Event from 6pm to 9pm at Tribeca Three Sixty on the 11th floor of 10 Debrosses Street.  Continue Reading →

Interview: Minton’s Chef “JJ” Johnson Talks Healthy Food

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day, it’s not just about the symbolic heart but the physical heart too.  According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women and affects 1 in 4. Continue Reading →