Talking SCHOP! Reunion @ Union Square Café

A tradition might be starting … my birthday and great food.

8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

There's something about being far above the hubbub of the Big Apple's streets, especially in the summertime, when humidity levels soar and the concrete feels like it's emanating heat waves.

May means “burger business”

Harlem Shake has been holding down the corner of 124th and Lenox Avenue for some time.

Harlem EatUp! 2017

Get the latest about this year's Harlem EatUp!

Talking SCHOP! Eating up at The James Beard House!

For the second year, I was honored to attend the James Beard Foundation Harlem EatUp! dinner at the James Beard House. This year brought together another awesome collection and representation of Harlem’s culturally diverse community.

I’m So AmNewsFOOD 2017 winners

What a response this year to our third annual I’m So AmNewsFOOD Harlem EatUp! contest. A big thank you to all that entered, and for those not selected, we hope you will try again next year and tell a friend.

Flowers for moms? ENJOY!

A couple of weeks back I was invited down to the Wall Street area for a midafternoon light lunch and floral arranging session. Mostly motivated by food and tasting the victuals of chef Vanessa Cantaves again, guests arrived to a ...

Chef Sahera Threats’ sweet smell of success

Pastry chef Sahera Threats made her dreams a reality nearly a year ago when she turned her passion into a business by opening Pastry Lover’s Choice on Staten Island.

2017 ‘I’m So AmNewsFOOD’ winners

We are excited to present the following three winners May 20 and May 21 in the Ultimate Grand Tasting at the Harlem Stroll of Harlem EatUp! 2017

Talking SCHOP! Get ready to EatUp!

The third annual Harlem EatUp! festival is less than one month away! We are preparing our stomachs, ears, eyes and souls for all of the food, music, art and culture Harlem has to offer.

Recipe: Mushroom-topped roasted asparagus

We mustn’t forget about the side dishes at the holiday table, especially because spring has sprung and all of our favorite vegetables are back and better than before. Here is my recipe for my favorite, roasted asparagus with mushroom breadcrumbs.

Talking SCHOP! Easter eating

When I see blossoms in Harlem, it makes me feel a certain way.

‘I’m So AmNewsFOOD’ contest deadline approaches

There is no time to mince, chop or dice words. We are still taking submissions for the third annual “I’m So AmNewsFOOD” contest to sample your foods at the Harlem EatUp! Festival.

Talking SCHOP! Tsion Cafe wins first Citi Challenge

Last week I had the honor of being one of the judges at East Harlem’s Hot Bread Kitchen for the first Harlem Market Challenge, created and sponsored by Citi in partnership with the Harlem EatUp! Festival.

The AmNewsFOOD Harlem EatUp! hookup

Do you have a friend, colleague or family member who is just beginning their career as a food maker?