Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Launching in Newark

NY Post reports that celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, who helped revitalize Harlem with the opening of Red Rooster in 2010, is now making a bet on the renaissance that’s happening in Newark. Continue Reading →

Harlem Former Vacant Lot Serving Fab Brazilian Food

Gothamist reports that in a pretty but otherwise unremarkable block in East Harlem, a narrow vacant lot, weedy and graffitied, once sat adjoining Ramiro Silos’s Brazilian catering and take-out business, Tapas Bites. Continue Reading →

Harlem Seniors Join Food Bank For New York City To Celebrate Senior Centers

On Thursday, October 26th, local seniors will join Food Bank For New York City at its Community Kitchen & Pantry in Harlem to celebrate the Senior Center’s fifth anniversary, with a hors d’oeuvres, karaoke and a dance competition. Continue Reading →

Free Apple Cider Today Only At Best Market In Harlem!

Grown in the hills and valleys of LaFayette, New York for over 100 years, Beak & Skiff apples have become known for their consistent quality and superior taste. Continue Reading →

Dickie Wells Club, Harlem, New York, 1940-1950

Dickie Wells was called the Harlem Playboy, and his club originally built as a bowling alley Dickie Wells aka “Dickie’s club” (above left photograph) was meant to be an off shoot of his reputation at 162 West 133rd Street at Seventh Avenue, in Harlem, NY, 1940-1950. Continue Reading →

Whoopi Goldberg Hosts Dinner At Sylvia’s At NYC Wine And Food Festival 2017

NY Post reports that the New York City Wine and Food Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this month — and a slew of female celebrity chefs like Rachael Ray are slated to spice up the proceedings. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Casa Frela Has Your Harlem Honey

By Lawrence Rodriquez

Our bees forage in Central Park, Marcus Garvey (Mount Morris) Park and in the Central Harlem area. The color and flavor of honey varies from hive to hive and season-to-season based on the type of flower nectar collected by the bees. Continue Reading →

Odell Beckham Jr. Eats The Best Hospital Food Ever From Rao’s In East Harlem

NY Post’s Page Six reports that NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr. has been living large in the hospital while recovering from a fractured left ankle. Continue Reading →

Morningside Park Farmers Market Reopens For Winter In Harlem

The Morningside Park Farmers Market at the corner of 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Harlem will re-open on Saturday for the winter season. Continue Reading →

From The Global To The Local On World Food Day 2017 (Updated)

Monday, October 16th, 2017 is World Food Day, promoted by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the U.N. as a worldwide day of “awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.” Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Chef José Andrés Is Helping Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

By Lil Nickelson

Washington, DC’s only true hero, Chef José Andrés, has once again jumped into action in response to a natural disaster.   Continue Reading →

Brooklyn: The New York African Restaurant Week 2017 Kicks Off At Industry City

Sitting at home in Harlem with nothing to do on Sunday? You may want to spend the day at the New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) to celebrate the official 2017 launch at the NYARW MegaFood Festival and Day Party on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Industry City, and only 30 minutes away in Brooklyn. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Heads To Newark With Wide-Reaching American Restaurant

Eater reports that Manhattanites are starting to make the trek to Jersey City for excellent dining options thanks to glowing reviews like this one, ample parking and lower prices. Continue Reading →

Harlem Baker Bakes Jewish Desserts For The Jewish New Year Of Rosh Hashanah

Mr. Alvin Lee Smalls has been baking since he was a boy. But ruggelach is not something he discovered until he was a grown man. Continue Reading →

Food Bank For NYC And Forbes Discuss Fight Against NYC Hunger

By Lil Nickelson

On Thursday, September 7th, 2017 Food Bank For New York City and Forbes, in partnership with NationSwell held a moderated panel discussion focused on what’s next in the fight against hunger. Continue Reading →