Harlem opening: BO’s Bagels

If you are like me and love a good authentic New York City bagel but not the travel to get it, the former street vendor, now brick-and-mortar BO’s Bagels (@BOsBagels, 235 W. 116 St., 917-902-8345, www.bosbagels.com) has you covered.

Talking SCHOP! Storm Chili Challenge results

Last week, I told you about an impending chili challenge initiated by a friend.

Sssshhhh…Don’t tell Melba

Just between you and me…I did make a few changes, some would even call them shortcuts, to Melba’s delicious oven-fried chicken recipe from her first cookbook, “Melba’s American Comfort.”

Talking SCHOP! Moments of food

My recent trip to Los Angeles was all business … family business.

Chickpea vegetable stew

I have been putting my slow cooker to work this winter to great results.

Talking SCHOP! First-class food

Just returning from a trip to Los Angeles with family.

“I’m So AmNewsFOOD” 2017

Yes, it is cold, but we at AmNewsFOOD have our eyes on spring and the third annual Harlem EatUp! festival.

Piece of Velvet Valentine’s Day!

Thank you for your submissions so far for Piece of Velvet’s Valentine’s Day contest!

A Piece of Velvet for your slice of heaven

Have you been strolling 125th Street and peeped a small sweets shop on the south side between Lenox and Fifth avenues?

Talking SCHOP! The house pickles built

On one recent night I was home minding my business when my friend, Kate, called to invite me to a tasting.

Chef Andre Fowles recalls legendary win on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to be taped live on national TV while competing in a life-changing cooking rivalry with several expert chefs, all to win the title along with a large cash prize. Just ask ...

Caviar says love

Some might think Valentine’s Day is a throwaway holiday, created by a chocolate-flowers-cards consortium to get us to spend money unnecessarily.

Talking Schop! 2016: Gone but not forgotten, part I

What a year, that 2016! She giveth and taketh away. There are the most evident topics, which don’t need addressing here. Suffice it to say, we shall see what the next four years have in store for us. Let’s just ...

Gettin’ on the good food foot for 2017

There is no time like the first week of the year to set your intentions and get your affairs in order.

Talking SCHOP! Holiday respite at Fig & Olive

Happy New Year! You know how the holidays go.