Marcus Samuelsson: White Gazpacho Soup Recipe

august-soup-3Since his arrival at August Restaurant in the West Village, new Executive Chef Jordan Frosolone, has revamped the menu with something great for cool Harlem weather.   Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

BMA Reception Organizers2By Lil Nickelson

Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  Continue Reading →

Midnight Jazz Breakfast Hosted By Rev Run Locally In Harlem

l_6095_marcusThe Festival will take place October 15 – 18, 2015 with more than 100 events at locations throughout New York City from Wall Street and especially Harlem with local chef Marcus Samuelsson at Red Rooster (pictured).  Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson’s Passion For Family And Dining

06-21-15-chef-marcus-samuelssonAt a glorious sunset gathering of legendary chefs this weekend at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, asked super chef and Harlem resident Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster in Harlem fame to hold forth on a few questions. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Curry Chicken Salad Recipe

6093283421_eb09a14473Just off the Harlem EatUp Marcus Samuelsson asks, how often do you have leftover chicken that you don’t know what to do with? At those moments, a boring chicken salad may look like your only option. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival


By Lil Nickelson

Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Citrus Salsa Verde Recipe

salsa-verde-the-delicious-lifeOne of the beautiful things about cooking in the summertime is the ability we have as cooks to transform a dish from simple to complex by simply using a few fresh seasonal ingredients. Continue Reading →