After months of not being able to “eat out”, restaurants had to make many changes to comply with post quarantine rules for outside dining. During the latter half of the summer I went to check out which were the best … Continue Reading Restaurant Review: The Best Places for Outdoor Dining in Harlem.
On Thursday December 19th 2019 I had the pleasure to be invited to a private “friends and family” re-opening party … Continue Reading Restaurant Review: The Return of Chaiwali Harlem.
Now I have been going to Lido Harlem for drinks since around the time they first opened up in Harlem … Continue Reading Restaurant Review: Dinner at Lido Harlem.
On Sat January 12th Harlem’s new upscale lounge Ruby’s Vintage started their new brunch menu. being a fan of co-owner … Continue Reading Brunch at Ruby’s Vintage Harlem.
Standing right under my nose in Harlem is a charming small lounge called the Green Parrot on 145th Street and … Continue Reading The Green Parrot: The Harlem Lounge Oasis near the Sugar Hill Area.
I was invited to a unique, stylish and intimate restaurant near the Sugar Hill area of Harlem on West 145th Street … Continue Reading PEQUE: A “Cozy and Hip” Restaurant near Sugar Hill.
“While I’m a Chardonnay lover at heart, but Mateo introduced me to Muller Thurgau’s 2012 Sudtiro, an amazing white wine which is a hybrid crossing of Riesling and Madeleine Royale. This wine has a refined aromatic scent of nutmeg and a refreshing after finish reminisced of elder blossoms. I highly recommend this!”
In addition to real Italian pizza, SottoCasa offers imported Italian beers on tap and bottled, as well as imported Italian wines, red and white. SotoCasa will very soon be offering wine and beer tastings so that Harlemites can fully experience the flavor of Italy.
Always working in fine dining, Cisse and his cousin/partner Cheileh Cisse wanted to open another restaurant. Since they both lived … Continue Reading Ponty Bistro: From Gramercy to Harlem.
On March 1st 2012 Emmanuel (“Manny”) Pena moved to Harlem, and immediately started on opening Astor Row Café, at 404 … Continue Reading Astor Row Café: Uniting the Community as a Family.
On April 28th 2015 at 4PM, Pompette wines opened its doors on 131st Street off of Lenox Ave. Managing partner … Continue Reading Pompette Wines: Has the Spirits of Harlem.
The latest addition to Lenox Ave in Harlem is the chic new fusion sushi bar and lounge Little Bamboo Express … Continue Reading Little Bamboo Harlem: Fusion Sushi Bar and Lounge opens on Lenox Ave.
I was at Harlem Shake a couple of months ago speaking with Jelena Pasic for a restaurant review, but was … Continue Reading Harlem Shake Continues to Evolve as a Harlem Icon.
I was very impressed with Fabrice and his philosophy on operating a successful restaurant (“never let it get boring”), his knowledge and love of Harlem, and his pride of recently becoming an American Citizen. Most of all “I was impressed by the genuine charm and goodwill of this exceptional gentleman!”
I walked into this small but comfy restaurant, I immediately felt warm, not so much from the heat, but from the warm and friendly atmosphere I was greeted with.
It has been said that Cheri is “The Most Romantic Restaurant in Harlem”. The friendly and chic staff, all speak fluent French (and perfect English) ever ready to provide for you the most wonderful dining experience with charm and grace.