Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

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By Lil Nickelson

Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  Continue Reading →

Harlem EatUp! Festival, A Weekend In Review

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Neil Patrick Harris Herb Karlitz_Photo  Credit Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →

President Bill Clinton Officially Kicked-off The Inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Neil Patrick Harris Herb Karlitz_Photo  Credit Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, officially kicked-off the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival, Saturday May 16, 2015 in Morningside Park.  Continue Reading →

“Melba’s” Owner Melba Wilson On The Danny Tisdale Show HW Radio Podcast

melba1Today Danny spoke to Melba Wilson on The Danny Tisdale Show, about her fantastic restaurant Melba’s at 300 West 114th Street at Frederick Douglass Blvd, in Harlem,  Continue Reading →

Homebound Harlem Senior Get Special Meals From NYC Chefs

image001Today two of New York City’s finest chefs, Ben Pollinger of Oceana and Alex Reyes of Fifth Dining at Saks Fifth Avenue, prepared meals for their frail aged neighbors as part of the Chefs Deliver for Citymeals program. Continue Reading →