‘Taste of India’ in Harlem

Lara Land, owner of Harlem’s Land Yoga Studio, presents “Taste of India,” a Bollywood-style fundraiser benefitting Three and a Half Acres Yoga, a nonprofit organization committed to communities of color and/or of moderate income.

Talking SCHOP! Masters of meat

The first ever Charcuterie Masters was held at the historic Flushing Town Hall on Northern Boulevard in Queens, showcasing the best meat makers across the country.

Own a restaurant? Go here!

The 23rd annual International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is a must-attend event bringing together thousands of foodservice, restaurant and hospitality professionals from New York State and the surrounding areas.

Harlem food on film

Last week, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture celebrated “Harlem on My Plate,” a documentary short film that explores the history of Harlem’s food renaissance.

Harlem Burger & Wine Fest

There is a new hot couple in the neighborhood. Both residents of Lenox Avenue, one has been shaking it up for a couple of years and the other is an ingénue, a new vintage in Harlem.

Pop-up restaurant serving homeless to open in Harlem

New restaurant opens in Harlem catering to the homeless.

Food media interns wanted

Do you have what it takes? We are looking for some creative, ambitious, focused, passionate and resourceful interns to be part of the team.

Jamaican condiment king inducted into hall of fame

Winston Stona, co-founder of Busha Browne, was inducted into the Specialty Food Association Hall of Fame 2016 class for his leadership in the specialty food industry.

Resolutions 2016: Eat better

Just in time for those New Year resolutions to eat a little better, lose a few pounds, work out a little more or all of the above here comes New York City Restaurant Week 2016 to test your will power.

Dear 2016, Love, AmNewsFOOD

This is the beginning of my 11th year writing “Talking SCHOP!” and other food-related stories for the Amsterdam News.

AmNewsFOOD: Best New Harlem Eats 2015

There have been a couple of openings (and closings) of note for Harlem restaurants, but overall the year has been good for Harlem eating.

La Viglia at babbalucci

A merry Christmas Eve to you! Though the weather might not reflect our internal winter wonderland, the season is still upon us.

Something to wine about

Whether you are a causal drinker or an aficionado, wine continues to be something that can surprise the palate both with food and on its own.

Hannukah latkes

Potato pancakes are a traditional food during the Jewish holiday of Hannukah, but you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy them.

Not so random Thanksgiving acts

The holiday season is always a time to stop and take stock in friends and family.