Tag: Restaurants

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

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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

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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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