Harlem’s Chef JJ Johnson To Serves Meal At Food Bank For NYC’s Community Kitchen

Word has it that on Friday, James Beard-nominated Chef JJ Johnson is planned to serve signature dishes from his new cookbook “Between Harlem And Heaven,” for Harlem seniors at Food Bank For New York City’s Community Kitchen. Continue Reading →

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Chef McCargo, Jr., Rev Run And Justine Simmons At Midnight Jazz Breakfast In Harlem

Bold Rhymes Meets Bold Flavor1The event hosts Rev Run and Justine Simmons with Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., served up Smithfield late-night bites at the inaugural Midnight Jazz Breakfast at The Cecil and adjoining iconic 1940s jazz club, Minton’s in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Chef JJ’s Under 30 Food Festival Winning Recipe

All the chefs and the judging panel at the Under 30 Food Festival (Photo: Glenn Davis)

The Under 30 food festival is no ordinary cooking competition. There are no secret ingredients, timed challenges or specific themes, just a requirement that chefs bring their very best to the table—and that they did. Continue Reading →

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Joseph “JJ” Johnson Named Exec Chef At Minton’s In Harlem

chef-jj-johnsonChef Joseph “JJ” Johnson has been named Executive Chef of Alexander Smalls and Dick Parsons Minton’s and The Cecil, 206 West 118th Street, in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

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The Cecil / Minton’s Host Harlem Film Festival’s 10th

harlem film festival in harlem1This year marks the 10th Anniversary of The Harlem International Film Festival. To celebrate this momentous occasion The Cecil, NYC’s first Afro-Asian-American Brasserie, and Minton’s, Harlem’s sexy jazz supper club, will be hosting various events throughout the week.

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Elderly Get Special Citymeals-on-Wheels From The Cecil In Harlem

Samuel_Tai Muhammed1Today one of New York City’s finest new chefs in Harlem, Tai Muhammed of The Cecil, prepared and delivered meals for her frail aged neighbors as part of the Chefs Deliver for Citymeals program. Continue Reading →

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Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present The Tempest

the tempest in harlemThe 15th anniversary season of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director) continues with CTH’s free, summer, uptown production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, presented in partnership with City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage festival. Continue Reading →

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