Bouchon Bakery & Cafe’s Croque Madame (And How You Can Make It) From Harlem To Hollis

From Harlem to Harare, the Croque Madame, a French café staple, is the ideal quick, savory lunch, and some even say it is the perfect hangover cure. Continue Reading →

Il Gattopardo’s Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

The acclaimed southern Italian Executive Chef Vito Gnazzo shares two of his appetizer recipes from New York City fine dining restaurants IL Gattopardo and The Leopard at des Artistes just south of Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

National Waffle Day: Cheesy Mashed Potato Waffle

Celebrate National Waffle Day in Harlem on August 24th, 2017 by creating the ultimate Belgian waffle. Whether it’s a thick and crisp Belgian or the chewier Liège, waffles pair excellently with almost any topping. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Midsummer Strawberry Cream Cake Recipe

Recipe by Patrice Johnson

Even better than the aquavit during Swedish Midsommar celebrations is traditional Strawberry Cream Cake: a celebration of the berries just as they peak. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Whole-Wheat Vegan Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe

Recipe by Lindsay Hunt

Finally it’s spring, and what better way to celebrate than with a brightly colored cake?When the trees are bursting with flowers, it challenges me to up the ante with my baking to match the beauty around me. Continue Reading →

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet, From The Washington’s To Clinton’s To The Obama’s

James Beard award–winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Continue Reading →

Harlem Chef JJ Johnson Inspires Cocktail For National Moscow Mule Day 2017 (Update)

On Friday, March 3, 2017, for the annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2017, Smirnoff worked with one of Harlem’s top chef’s Chef JJ Johnson of Minton’s in Harlem at the event. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Lobster Rolls With Pickled Asian Pears

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By Marcus Samuelsson

The Lobster Rolls with Pickled Asian Pears is something that is great to make all year round. In the winter, you can serve it as is, and in the hot days of the summer, you can go for something more refreshing and light. Continue Reading →