Harlem foodmaker expands citywide

A new line of Caribbean sauces and seasonings was launched at Harlem’s Minton’s Playhouse.

Talking SCHOP! Watching and eating Long Beach

The Long Beach International Film Festival (@LBIFFNY) celebrated its seventh anniversary this past Aug. 1 to Aug. 4, screening an international slate of more than 50 films paired with music and food on the beachfront at the Allegria Hotel in ...

Harlem food maker expands citywide

The Harlem-made brand, Ginjan juice (@GinjanBros), a ginger-based beverage, announced their expansion into Whole Foods Market stores citywide and throughout Long Island, N.Y.

Talking SCHOP! The summer struggle

It’s hot y’all.

Women, alcohol abuse and four coping skills for recovery

A recent study that showed even moderate alcohol consumption can take years off your life not only attracted a lot of media attention but also caused other studies about drinking to seem even more worrisome, especially with their findings about ...

Tropical fruit: more than a treat

All right, you have some dollars in your hand to spend for a tasty treat. A burger with relish, onions and ketchup would taste great, particularly with its special sauce.

Tips for hosting a healthy summer cookout

When people think of barbecues, many think of foods loaded with fat, salt and sugar, which can seem challenging if you are trying to eat healthy. However, it is possible—and easier than you think—to host a balanced cookout with nutritious ...

Food. Film. Beach?

That’s right! It’s time for the seventh annual Long Beach International Film Festival running from Aug. 1 to Aug. 4.

Talking SCHOP! Just a salad will do

It’s hot as heck and I can’t take it anymore.

Hip-hop themed restaurant comes to the Bronx

BEATSTRO, the first and only hip-hop themed restaurant and lounge, recently held its grand opening with a celebrity-studded red-carpet VIP party.

Talking SCHOP! 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show

The 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show, one of New York’s premier food expos, went down the weekend before July 4 at the Jacob Javits Center.

Talking SCHOP! This with that

Now that summer is settling in and we have celebrated our country’s independence, it is time to create some seasonal moments and take part in events around Harlem, the city, the state and the tristate area, for that matter.

A Sunday best

I met chef Adrienne Cheatham (@ACs_Kitchen) for the first time while working on this year’s Harlem EatUp! festival.

Chipotle to open first Harlem location

Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open its first Harlem location on West 125th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard on June 26.

Talking SCHOP! Summer, summertime

As of 6:07 a.m. today, June 21, summer 2018 has begun!