I am happy to be back cooking for clients, safely. I polished up all my tricks as I moved back into service; when favorite prepared smoked ribs were not available for a client request, I had to pivot and put ...
Now that the celebration of our country’s independence is behind us, we can continue on our pursuits of returning to a new normal.
Stuck in the city for the holiday weekend and need a little elevation from it all?
Though the 7 p.m. clapping on my block has ended, I continue to be grateful to you, essential workers, businesses and healthcare professionals, for your dedication and fortitude.
Like many who have attended Harlem EatUp! since it began in 2015, I too was disappointed the festival (slated for May 11-17) was postponed due to COVID-19.
We are finally in Phase II of reopening. This is great news for many businesses who have struggled to remain open through these times.
As I have and will continue to do here first, thank you to essential workers and businesses and to healthcare professionals for all you have done and continue to do on behalf of all of us.
I was going to qualify the headline of this piece, but realized in doing so I might be part of the problem.
George Floyd is the latest visual example of 400 years of systemic racism I and myriad Black and Brown friends and family have faced in one form or another.
On the very day I celebrated 50 years of my life, yet another Black person’s life was taken. George Floyd was murdered, lynched in broad daylight by four ignorant, heartless, diseased police officers in Minneapolis over passing a counterfeit bill.
Not a day goes by without extreme gratitude to frontline and essential workers helping to keep us sane, productive, “normal” and, dare I say, alive. Blessings on blessings to you and your families
For this week’s installment, I decided to highlight some of the places I visited last week on a quick drive around the area.
I cannot wax on about my love of banana and chocolate without leaving a recipe in the analog form for you to try.
Continued gratitude for those who are holding the city down and lifting our spirits up.
Here is this week’s list of open and serving Harlem restaurants to try and support.