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The World’s Fare 2019

In addition to my work with Harlem EatUp! this weekend, I was named as an Official Tastemaker for the second annual World’s Fare in Citi Field also happening this weekend, May 18-19.

Talking SCHOP! Harlem EatUp! 2019 is here

It is finally here! The fifth annual Harlem EatUp! has loaded in and is getting ready to party on Saturday and Sunday in Morningside Park with you.

Talking SCHOP! WarmUp! to EatUp! HeatsUp!

We are just four days away from Harlem EatUp! 2019! Another year of hard work, collaboration and excitement will come to its culmination once again.

Talking SCHOP! Harlem EatUp! x James Beard Foundation 2019

It's year five of the annual Harlem EatUp! festival celebrating the food, art and culture of our village of Harlem and with it the annual feast at the James Beard House.

Talking SCHOP! A teachable moment

I recently had my commitment to demand customer service tested at a Saturday afternoon cooking class friends and I took to celebrate another friend’s birthday.

April WarmUp!

The WarmUp! to EatUp! fun continues with two events, tomorrow night with a dance and a family event Saturday. They are bound to capture your spirit and should not be missed.

Talking SCHOP! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Harlem EatUp!

Last week I waxed on about the fifth annual Harlem EatUp! festival (@HarlemEatUp), taking place May 13-19, 2019.

Talking SCHOP! 1, 2, 3, 4…Harlem EatUp! 5

It is that time of year: I am so proud to announce the now fifth annual Harlem EatUp! festival!

Vegetarian Bean Stew #2

The second of my friend Krista’s vegetarian bean recipes also comes from the New York Times Cooking, from Ali Slagle.

Vegetarian Bean Stew #1

My good friend and neighbor, Krista, has been cooking up a storm as part of her New Year resolutions.

Talking SCHOP! Black caterers, like me

This month my business SCHOP! celebrates 17 years in business! SEVENTEEN!

Talking SCHOP! Lechón means pork

Admittedly, I do not make it to East Harlem enough. I know I am missing a whole lot of awesome regional Mexican, Dominican, Puerto Rican and pan-Spanish foods as well as...

African pop-up festival NYC

The organizers of African Restaurant Week produced a new week of events to celebrate Black History Month titled A Taste of Africa Week.

Talking SCHOP! Chili meatloaf

I do love some chili, especially on cold days like we have been having.

Talking SCHOP! Spr-inter cleaning…Yup.

Here is our annual, what we are now calling, “sprinter” cleaning list for your kitchen. Take your time…and drink plenty of wine.

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