Talking SCHOP! Found in the Triangle

Last week I returned from a quick respite to Bermuda. Not even our plane being rerouted to and grounded for four hours in Boston could dampen the emotional high from my stay.

Talking SCHOP! Osso bucco, baaabeee!

So, I was in the supermarket last week meal planning and shopping for one of my weekly clients...

Searching, searching … #ImSoAmNewsFOOD

Time is running out and we are still searching for you, you exceptional Harlem food makers, to sample at the fourth annual Harlem EatUp! Festival.

Talking SCHOP! April showers bring Harlem EatUp! 2018

Although these showers might put a damper on your April days, May again brings the fourth annual Harlem EatUp! Festival, May 14 to May 20!

Talking SCHOP! Spring cleaning

We have now officially moved into spring—a great time to clean out that kitchen. Here is your to-do list:

Woman to Woman

Food Bank For New York City partnered with celebrity chef, author and board member Katie Lee to launch Woman to Woman, a campaign to help address the critical needs of women and girls living in poverty in New York City.

Talking SCHOP! A Virginia rendezvous

You know that moment when you have just had enough? When the next 24 hours might be your undoing if you do not change your scenery? When you just need to get hell out of dodge? Well, that was me ...

Talking SCHOP! Harlem and Paris

Last week I had the honor to attend Harlem and Paris Meet in Midtown, a dinner at Sofitel New York.

Talking SCHOP! ‘I’m So AmNewsFOOD!’ Are you?

And just like that, it is time again to begin our search for our fourth annual Amsterdam News “I’m So AmNewsFOOD!” Harlem EatUp! contest.

Black menus

Yes, we are all highly anticipating the release of “Black Panther” in Black History Month!

Talking SCHOP! Harlem’s own

I have known chef JJ Johnson for more than 10 years since he was the first chef at Nectar Wine Bar, an annex gathering spot to the then Harlem Vintage (not Vintage Harlem).

‘Between Harlem and Heaven’—An Afro-Asian cookbook

“Nobody ever tells you how much work you have to put in when you are a co-author of a cookbook,” said award-winning chef Joseph Johnson.

Have a heart, give a heart

This Valentine’s Day, think outside the traditional chocolate box and shop for a socially good gift for your sweetie!

Talking SCHOP! Super Bowl wings

I have put the training in, and I am ready to suit up for Super Bowl LII! OK, so I am talking about food and not athletics, but do not get it twisted.

Talking SCHOP! The restaurants of 2017

By now, it would seem I just cannot let go of 2017! This piece is my third (and final) reflection on the year that is sure to make another appearance in 2018.