Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem’s Newest Pastry Shop

Front Entrance of Jolie Patisserie

By Lil Nickleson

Jolie Patisserie is the newest patisserie shop to open up in Harlem and is located at 2453 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in between 142nd and 143rd Streets.  Jolie Patisserie is the latest food business to be owned and operated Pastry Chef Moha Orchid.

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HW Pick: Story/Time The Life Of An Idea Bill T Jones

bill t jones book with toni morrison

In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African American dancer, choreographer, and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life as he describes the genesis of Story/Time, a recent dance work produced by his company and inspired by the modernist composer and performer John Cage. 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 →

Dining With Miss Lil: New Harlem Besame Esta Muy Caliente

New Harlem Jerk WingsNew Harlem Besame Latino Soul Lounge esta muy caliente folks.  In English it means that the restaurant is very hot.  The restaurant is located at 2070 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard on the Southwest corner of 124th Street.

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