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Food. Drink. Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

Time to get those oxfords, retro Jordans, chukkas and sandals out of the closet and walk the streets.

Mexico: WINNING!

Cinco de Mayo, a time of tequila, tacos and revelry. While there are myriad places to get down with the get down on May 5, I know where my pesos will be spent.

New York African Restaurant Week

It’s time for the second annual New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW).

Fueling up again

In 2008, I put Pizzeria 123 on my “Best of Harlem” list for their medium plain pizza—well done, of course. It satisfied my need for crunchy thin crust and gooey cheese in one fell swoop. I was sad to see ...

Shakin’ up Easter

This year, families looking for a delicious Easter meal along with fun activities can celebrate Harlem Shake-style

Pernil for Easter

I recently restarted a bimonthly Sunday family dinner that cycles around each of our homes. What I began with a slow-cooked pot roast with braised red cabbage and potato gratin continued with Sheppard’s pie from my mom and the Greek ...

Talking SCHOP! Keep on truckin’

After being postponed numerous times, it finally happened! The Harlem Food Truck Rally came off this past Saturday on Frederick Douglass Boulevard

Hot time, spring’s in the city

The pilgrims of the @NYCHotSauceExpo are back for a second year of that good stuff.

Finally inside the New York Restaurant Show

Every year in the first week of March, a band of brothers and sisters descend upon New York City’s Javits Center to exchange ideas on service, food, craftsmanship, passion and more.

Coming up: New York City Hot Sauce Expo

If your need for heat is calling, you’d better pick it up quickly and then forward your number to the second annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo

Talking SCHOP! East Indian, West Harlem

Last week’s column recounting a libation-filled evening at the new La Bodega 47 was only half the story. The other half was finally being able to try another new Harlem eatery after.

Talking SCHOP! Taking a ‘rum’ to the Bodega

There has been a transformation on the corner of 118th Street and Lenox Avenue. One of the original Harlem staple eateries boldly shuttered its doors for a trip around the world, and what they brought back was no mere T-shirt ...

A vegetarian celebration

I was a little leery of attending the New York City Vegetarian Food Festival last weekend

International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York

Attention to all restaurant and foodservice industry professionals: Make room in your calendars for the annual International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York.

Everything’s popping up ramen!

“Layer up! There is ramen to eat!”