Talking SCHOP! Miss Lily’s…RE-spect!

When one of your great Cali friends blows into town and asks to get lunch, you quickly assess the day’s responsibilities.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events July 20 - July 26, 2017

In the aftermath of “Mandela Day” (July 18), the worldwide acknowledgment of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, we join the world in celebrating this “world champion of human rights,” whose light continues to shine around the planet.

Whole Foods Market Harlem opens

Whole Foods Market officially opened the doors of its 12th NYC location in Harlem on Friday. The 40,000-square-foot store, located at 100 W. 125th St. in the heart of Harlem, celebrated the grand opening day beginning with their traditional bread ...

Talking SCHOP! Support community food

I am so grateful for all of the local farmers this time of year with awesome produce, meats and products. It is the only time I think to go. However, there are other opportunities for city dwellers to get farm ...

Talking SCHOP! Brooklyn keeps on makin' it...

…and I (along with many others) keep on takin’ it.

Amazon buying Whole Foods? RWDSU looks at it suspiciously

It’s a big game of Monopoly played by only one person.

Talking SCHOP! Reunion @ Union Square Café

A tradition might be starting … my birthday and great food.

8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

There's something about being far above the hubbub of the Big Apple's streets, especially in the summertime, when humidity levels soar and the concrete feels like it's emanating heat waves.

May means “burger business”

Harlem Shake has been holding down the corner of 124th and Lenox Avenue for some time.

Harlem EatUp! 2017

Get the latest about this year's Harlem EatUp!

Talking SCHOP! Eating up at The James Beard House!

For the second year, I was honored to attend the James Beard Foundation Harlem EatUp! dinner at the James Beard House. This year brought together another awesome collection and representation of Harlem’s culturally diverse community.

I’m So AmNewsFOOD 2017 winners

What a response this year to our third annual I’m So AmNewsFOOD Harlem EatUp! contest. A big thank you to all that entered, and for those not selected, we hope you will try again next year and tell a friend.

Flowers for moms? ENJOY!

A couple of weeks back I was invited down to the Wall Street area for a midafternoon light lunch and floral arranging session. Mostly motivated by food and tasting the victuals of chef Vanessa Cantaves again, guests arrived to a ...

Chef Sahera Threats’ sweet smell of success

Pastry chef Sahera Threats made her dreams a reality nearly a year ago when she turned her passion into a business by opening Pastry Lover’s Choice on Staten Island.

2017 ‘I’m So AmNewsFOOD’ winners

We are excited to present the following three winners May 20 and May 21 in the Ultimate Grand Tasting at the Harlem Stroll of Harlem EatUp! 2017