Dining With Miss Lil: Pitmaster Rodney Scott Comes To Harlem

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday, October 12th, 2018 I was heading to my workspace and I was hungry so, I stopped by Sylvia’s Restaurant to get some lunch to go. Continue Reading →

James Beard Award Possibly Awarded To Harlem’s Fried Chicken King

Harlem’s king of fried chicken could soon be crowned the king of New York. Charles Gabriel, the chef and owner at Charles’ Country Pan Fried Chicken, was named a semifinalist Thursday for a 2018 James Beard Award. Continue Reading →

JBF To Honor Marcus Samuelsson At Chefs And Champagne NYC Summer Fundraiser

The James Beard Foundation (JBF), the country’s preeminent culinary organization, announced today that Marcus Samuelsson, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, author, philanthropist, and restaurateur, will be honored at this year’s Chefs & Champagne on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Continue Reading →

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 →

The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet Show In Harlem

st john churchOn Tuesday, October 6, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine will open to the public, The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet, a multimedia art exhibition and Cathedral-wide initiative addressing the issues of food security, hunger, access to healthy food, local and urban farming, factory farming, diet, and the cultural and spiritual meanings of food. Continue Reading →