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Off the Menu: Pomona Opens, Serving Inventive American Fare

A modern cocktail and wine bar in Harlem, a Milanese bakery in Midtown, and other restaurant news.

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A Taste of Ivory Coast in Brooklyn

Cheick Cisse, the owner of New Ivoire in Harlem, opened Paradis des Gouts hoping to share the food of his childhood with those outside his immigrant community.

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Hungry City: At Seasoned Vegan, Soul Food That Never Harmed a Soul

The chef Brenda Beener substitutes burdock for chicken and konjac for shrimp at her Harlem restaurant, which debunks the notion of veganism as sacrifice.

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Q&A: From Cuisine to Apps, Marcus Samuelsson Is Dedicated to Diversity

The chef wants his Red Rooster restaurants in New York and London to be expressions of black culture, and he celebrates Harlem history in a new tour app.

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Chefs’ Picks: Berry Bonanza

Chefs’ Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast. Late spring means berry season can’t be far behind. While there’s no denying the pleasure of snacking on them freshly picked, these jewels…

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Breakfast best at Ponty Bistro Harlem

Ponty Bistro Harlem (www.pontybistroharlem.com) is  a welcome addition to Harlem.  It opens at 8 a.m. serving a full breakfast menu. The West African-inspired bistro offers a variety of eggs, pancakes, crepes and fresh fruit. Ponty Bistro Harlem www.pontybistroharlem.com….

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Which Harlem Restaurants Have Sidewalk and Garden Cafes

Harlem Park to Park comes to the rescue with their visually appealing  guide. All of our favorites there there!  Are yours? Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) is a neighborhood development organization of 100+ entrepreneurs committed to small business…

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HarlemEatUp at Harlem’s The Five and Diamond

As you may or may not know the Harlem EatUp! Festival was last weekend’s invitation to try one of the many Harlem restaurants.  Dinners were sponsored by many organizations and often in conjunction with guest chefs from around the country….

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President Bill Clinton at HarlemEatUp! Festival

  President Bill Clinton kicks-off #HarlemEatUP festival, which is now well in progress, with a great opening speech. A little bit of rain came through but it has passed and we are ready to eat some good food…

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