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For the last two weeks, bartenders and mixologists have been throwing it down and mixing it up at restaurants and bars all over Upper Manhattan.
Last week, the latest venture from Harlem restauranteur Brian Washington Palmer (Sexy Taco/Dirty Cash) and Nikoa Evans-Hendricks (executive director, Harlem Park to Park) opened with an event befitting its name.
I fell in love with babbalucci when it first opened based purely on the fried pizza. I had to see what LoPresto did with the former Serafina space and their wood burning pizza oven.
You know the saying, “One in the hand is better than two in the bush?” It refers to being grateful for what you have instead of waiting for what might be.
Every week and for every client I prepare and leave them with three proteins and three-plus vegetable sides.
One of Harlem’s most anticipated events returns on Saturday, Oct. 6, for its ninth year. Harlem Park to Park’s Harlem Harvest Festival celebrates the harvest season with an impressive sampling of some of Harlem’s top local vendors.
It was a hot, hot but beautiful Sunday and I only had coffee in preparation to attend the second annual Westchester Food Truck Mash-Up at Empire City Casino: Battle New York vs New Jersey.
A new line of Caribbean sauces and seasonings was launched at Harlem’s Minton’s Playhouse.
The Long Beach International Film Festival (@LBIFFNY) celebrated its seventh anniversary this past Aug. 1 to Aug. 4, screening an international slate of more than 50 films paired with music and food on the beachfront at the Allegria Hotel in Long Beach and other Long Island locales.
The Harlem-made brand, Ginjan juice (@GinjanBros), a ginger-based beverage, announced their expansion into Whole Foods Market stores citywide and throughout Long Island, N.Y.