Harlem’s Chef JJ’s Under 30 Food Festival Winning Recipe

All the chefs and the judging panel at the Under 30 Food Festival (Photo: Glenn Davis)

The Under 30 food festival is no ordinary cooking competition. There are no secret ingredients, timed challenges or specific themes, just a requirement that chefs bring their very best to the table—and that they did. Continue Reading →

An Artisanal Affair with Chef JJ Johnson At The Cecil Harlem

Wide_Shot_of_Mintons_Dining_RoomHarlem based The Cecil in collaboration with The FareTrade will host a special one-night dinner highlighting America’s best culinary artisans. 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 →

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 →