Harlem’s Chef JJ Johnson To Serves Meal At Food Bank For NYC’s Community Kitchen

Word has it that on Friday, James Beard-nominated Chef JJ Johnson is planned to serve signature dishes from his new cookbook “Between Harlem And Heaven,” for Harlem seniors at Food Bank For New York City’s Community Kitchen. Continue Reading →

“Between Harlem And Heaven,” The Great Taste Between Two Harlem Chefs

In two of the most renowned and historic venues in Harlem, Alexander Smalls and JJ Johnson created a unique take on the Afro-Asian-American flavor profile and talk about it in their book, Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day.
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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 →

Chef JJ Johnson Debuts New Menu At Legendary Minton’s In Fabulous Harlem

Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new menu by Executive Chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson and a renowned musical line-up of emerging jazz artists.
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Dining With Miss Lil: NYCWFF’s Midnight in Harlem

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By Lil Nickelson

New York City Wine and Food Festival (NYCWFF) 2016 saved the best for last on Saturday night of October 15th, 2016; namely the sold-out Midnight Jazz Breakfast that was held at The Cecil and Minton’s restaurants in Harlem from 11:30 pm until 1:30 am. Continue Reading →