Tag: Restaurants

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

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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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NYC Summer Restaurant Week Starts Today – Harlem

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NYC Restaurant Week is back! A few local restaurants are included, including Red Rooster. We would like to see more Harlem restaurants including those featured in HarlemCondoLife’s restaurant reviews here.  Leave a comment below if you know of…

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Silvana’s sign is up!

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As I was walking home this evening, I noticed this attractive marquis on the southwest corner of 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd.  Silvana will be a “cafe boutique” featuring Middle Eastern food, international goods, and live music. Their…

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Scenes from the Storm

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Most of Harlem was spared from the worst of Hurricane Sandy, but still there was evidence of the effects here. Happily many local businesses and restaurants were open and people were out in droves ready to support them….

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Tour of Harlem’s up-and-coming neighborhood on SPACEStv

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YouTube’s SPACEStv channel (NYT) features a new episode of “Take Me Home”– an ‘ambush makeover’ show hosted by MadTV and frequent guest of Chelsea Lately, Arden Myrin.  In this newest episode, Arden gets to experience firsthand the up-and-coming Harlem Lenox Ave./Malcolm X Blvd. neighborhood…

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UPTOWN Saturday Nights At Les Ambassades In Harlem

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… UPTOWN Saturday Nights at Les Ambassades Bar & Restaurant. Every Saturday from 7 PM – Midnight with music by:  DJ BREEZE Food will be served until closing.  Stop in and check it out. Stay tuned for their…

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Tribute to Harlem Legend Sylvia Woods

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Harlem’s “Queen of Soul Food” Sylvia Woods, 86, died Thursday afternoon at her home in Mount Vernon, N.Y, after suffering from Alzheimers disease for the past few years. Woods and her husband Herbert, natives of South Carolina who…

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Melba’s – Still the Queen

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By NativeNewYorker When it opened in 2005, Melba’s was one of the first new restaurants to arrive on Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard. This warm, welcoming, elegant establishment serves “American comfort food”. The menu now includes a few “healthy…

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