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! The party’s not over…

We did it. We made it through summer 2020 in COVID times. I do not take it for granted. I feel fortified for fall and the November battle against tyranny, delusion and ignorance.

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Talking SCHOP! Get Out! Part IV

Slow and steady, that is how we continue to move these days.

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Cooking fatigue (it’s a real thing)

We know you might be having some cooking fatigue during this pandemic

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Sip.Eat.Harlem safely

It’s baaaack! On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 5-9 p.m., for one night only, the award-winning Black woman-owned Harlem business, Experience Harlem, is hosting a version of their legendary crawls

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Talking SCHOP! Tune in to ‘Harlem Serves Up!’

Skai Young and Raymond Zamanta Mohan, among others, will headline a one-hour fundraiser special entitled “Harlem Serves Up!” airing on ABC7 New York, THIS SATURDAY, July 18, starting at 7 p.m., from executive producers Marcus Samuelsson and Herb Karlitz.

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Talking SCHOP! The last time…

First responders, essential workers, city employees. Thank you. You are our heroes.

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Talking SCHOP! Harlem Happening History: Harlem Restaurant Week

Timing is certainly everything and there is no better way to continue our Harlem Happening History series, and celebrating Harlem’s makers, than the 10th annual Harlem Restaurant Week. It begins on March 1st and runs through the 15th. So, what is new this year? EVERYTHING!

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Talking SCHOP! Harlem Happening History: Chef JJ Johnson

For our first Harlem Happening History installment, I sat down with Chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson at his newly opened fast casual restaurant, Fieldtrip, in Harlem. He is doing great things both in and out of the kitchen and in and out of Harlem.

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Harlem boo bites…or nibbles (woof!)

Whether your Valentine’s Day is with someone special or just a little self-love, Harlem restaurants have set up the space and moment for you.

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Talking SCHOP! Harlem Happening History: Harlem menus

Before I get all up in conversations with some of my favorite chefs, I did a little research on our Harlem restaurants creating a special dish or menu for Black History Month.

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