Kysha Harris

Kysha Harris is a food writer, culinary producer, consultant and owner of SCHOP!, a personalized food service offering weekly and in-home entertaining packages. Questions? Comments? Requests? Feedback? Invitations! Email her at, follow her on Twitter and Instagram @SCHOPgirl, on Facebook or chat with her on Instant Messenger at AskSCHOP, Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m. For even more recipes, tips and food musings subscribe to her blog at

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Talking SCHOP! Looking back on 2018

The past year has proved to be filled with lots of good cooking, eating, events and travel.

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Talking SCHOP! Dun Huang in Harlem

I hope everyone had the Thanksgiving they imagined, created and/or wanted this year. I celebrated with “framily” and it was perfect. Great pre-dinner conversation, acknowledging for what each of us is thankful and awesome food and dessert.

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New Harlem bites

have my Harlem haunts for those perfect expected bites whether the eatery is fast casual, fast food or fine dining.

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Talking SCHOP! The Thanksgiving leftovers ‘cart’

You know the saying, “putting the cart before the horse,” to express jumping ahead of the natural order of things? Spoiler alert: that is exactly what I am about to do when it comes to Thanksgiving and its leftovers.

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The Art of the Mix finale

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.

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Talking SCHOP! Ruby’s Vintage opens

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.

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Bar 314 opens!

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.

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Talking SCHOP! Uno en La Mano…

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.

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Talking SCHOP! Sofrito that ‘ish!

Every week and for every client I prepare and leave them with three proteins and three-plus vegetable sides.

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Harlem Harvest Festival 2018

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.

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