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.

Talking SCHOP! Thanksgiving Leftover Ramen

A very happy Thanksgiving to all. I hope the day brings you togetherness, joy and tons of leftovers—all for which to be thankful.

Eating together … that is all

Yes, Thanksgiving can be about the togetherness of cooking and preparing a large spread for others to enjoy and regale you with copious amounts of compliments for your dressing, yams or apple pie.

Talking SCHOP! Sitting at the Helm

There are two seasons of the year that make me joyous with wonderment. The first is spring, with all of the new blooms and their emergence from winter’s frost. The other is fall.

Why you can't find this pie anywhere

Patti's sweet potato pie makes reviewer sing like Patti LaBelle. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on pie turned phenomenon.

Talking SCHOP! Thanksgiving: This Bird or that bird

Don’t let this mild weather fool you. Time is still passing and we have arrived, yet again, to the holiday season.

Restaurant Weeks here and there

This week is not the first Restaurant Week you have heard of in New York City.

Talking SCHOP! Problems? Brunch it out!

You know when you have worked a long and hard week filled with late hours, crowded commutes and general isolation from your day-in-day-out life?

All Harlem Hallows Eve ‘to-boo list’

There is lots to “boo” this Halloween. Falling on a Saturday gives you every excuse to start early and stay out late.

Talking SCHOP! Boo food

Happy Halloween to all you ghouls and goblins and revelers!

Talking SCHOP! Harlem Harvest Festival winners

It was another fun community outing at Harlem Park to Park’s annual Harlem Harvest Festival. Restaurants, vendors, adults, children, families and friends all converged on St. Nicholas Square between 116th and 117th streets to see an abundance of Harlem offerings.