Harlem’s Lana Turner’s Hat Collection At Red Rooster

lana-turner-hats-1Lana Turner’s distinctive style has caught the eye of Marcus Samuelsson. Now she’s lending some of her Harlem style to the chef’s Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem, decorating the dining room according to her personal aesthetic. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson, eBay And Others Launch “Wine And Dine” Charity Auctions

l_6095_marcusLast week, eBay introduced eBay Wine www.ebay.com/wine an online destination that allows wine-enthusiasts and experts to browse collectible, rare and everyday wines with the help of Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson. Continue Reading →

Harlem Building NBA Owned Snagged By L+M, Red Rooster

red rooster buidling in harlemL+M Development Partners and a co-owner of Red Rooster Harlem shelled out $21 million for the soul food restaurant’s home — a three-story office building owned by the National Basketball Players Association. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Smothered Turkey Legs with Persimmon Salad

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By Marcus Samuelsson

In my take on a Low-Country smothered chicken dish, I introduce an Asian-twist with chiles, peanuts, and kalamansi, an exotic citrus fruit. Continue Reading →

Join Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Marcus Samuelsson At The Harlem EatUp!

marcus samiullsoon in harlem1Join Harlemite, celebrity chef and Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Marcus Samuelsson for an afternoon of food, fun, music and art, as he shares some of his favorite dishes as a warm-up for the Harlem EatUp! festival, a multi-day celebration of  the historic neighborhood’s dynamic culinary scene. Continue Reading →

Lisa Price, Marcus Samuelsson, Louis Johnson Jr. And More Honored At Harlem Business Alliance

hba gala1Yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), a New York City nonprofit that services Harlem-based prospective and current business owners, hosted their 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner in MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Coconut Chicken and Waffles

chicken and waffles from little skilletWe love the unique curated recipes from Harlem resident, chef and owner of Red Rooster on Lenox Avenue, Marcus Samuelsson. When we saw this post for Marcus’ Coconut Chicken and Waffles we had to read it and now we’re ready to eat it!

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HW Picks: Rosa Parks “Featherlite Pancakes” Recipe

Uptown_Rosa Parks1While Rosa Parks’ recipe for “Featherlite” peanut butter pancakes has a complete and specific ingredient list, it is a little light on instructions, so the writer took some liberties and added some typical procedures for preparing pancakes. Continue Reading →

Marcus Samuelsson: Waffle Pudding Recipe

4437407191_c28c7081c9_o-625x417By Marcus Samuelsson

Waffle Pudding is on my list of new, experimental dishes to try this summer. The concept may sound strange at first, but when you think about it, it totally makes sense. Continue Reading →

Conde Nast Traveler Selects Harlem As New York’s Best Food Neighborhood

56be0aad243f42e312eaf25c_harlem-cecil-cr-courtesyBy Mattie Kahn

New York used to be the city that never sleeps; now it’s the city that never stops—ever-evolving and always expanding, so much so that the neighborhoods you never went to are now the best ones to be in. Continue Reading →