Posts Tagged ‘Food’

8/1/2015: The Sweet Spot Festival Celebrates Jamaican Independence Day

8/1/2015: The Sweet Spot Festival Celebrates Jamaican Independence Day

The Sweet Spot Festival, LargeUp and the Rice & Peas Massive bring you The 3rd Annual Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Reggae Fete! AUGUST 1st, from 2-9PM West Harlem Pier MAX GLAZER + DJ GRAVY ORIJAHNAL VIBES + MICRO DON AUTOGRAPH + HERBERT HOLLER Selecting, Dancing & Art for the little ones, Dance Hall workshops Food, Vintage & Artisan […]


5/31/15: The Sweet Spot Festival

5/31/15: The Sweet Spot Festival

For more info: http://sweetspotfestival.com/


Time to #WHIN & DINE | Manhattan Times

Time to #WHIN & DINE | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Uptown foodies have reason to raise a glass — the official Washington Heights and Inwood Restaurant Week, dubbed #WHIN & DINE, will soon be back. At participating restaurants on Mondays through Fridays between April 6 and April 24, diners can sample the best eats northern Manhattan has to offer at discounted […]


Save The Date: Washington Heights & Inwood Restaurant Week – April 6 Thru April 24th

Save The Date: Washington Heights & Inwood Restaurant Week - April 6 Thru April 24th

Once again it’s on… The official Washington Heights & Inwood dining week celebration, #WHIN & DINE, will go down April 6th thru April 24th. This is your chance to indulge in a 3 course prix fix dinner for $26.95 at a whole host of awesome Uptown restaurants. You know the motto, Spread love it’s the […]


Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 13

Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 13


LoLo’s Seafood Shack in Harlem | NY Times

LoLo’s Seafood Shack in Harlem | NY Times

By LIGAYA MISHAN There is no grill on a sawed-off oil drum, no lick of breeze or view of the sea in sun-shocked blue. But behind the frosted windows of LoLo’s Seafood Shack, which opened in Harlem in October, the extemporaneous spirit of the lolo — the kind of open-air barbecue joint found on the […]


Review: South African restaurant Madiba Harlem gets 4 stars | NY Daily News

Review: South African restaurant Madiba Harlem gets 4 stars | NY Daily News

BY Michael Kaminer  | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS I met the Koeksisters the other night. A little dense, but sweet, with cute braids. Couldn’t help it; we finished them off. The Koeksisters — syrup-soaked doughnuts that resemble mini-challahs — topped off my introduction to South African food at Madiba, which opened last month inside Harlem’s […]


Hungry City: Abyssinia in Harlem | NY Times

Hungry City: Abyssinia in Harlem | NY Times

By LIGAYA MISHAN The description “ground mildly spiced chickpeas” does not prepare you for what arrives, which looks less like a self-sufficient dish than a sauce or a displaced soup, as red as the desert. It’s not that mild, either, thanks to a nice shock of berbere, an Ethiopian spice blend dominated by red chile, […]


Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 4

Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Episode 4

What’s Eating Harlem airs every Thursday at 10PM on the NYC Life Channel.


Uptown Video: What’s Eating Harlem Premiere Episode

Uptown Video: What's Eating Harlem Premiere Episode


Patty by Pallone | Manhattan Times

Patty by Pallone | Manhattan Times

Story by Monica Barnkow Not your father’s joint. So say the new owners of the latest offering that seeks to woo lovers of that enduring classic, the burger. Burger Heights, officially opened earlier this month, bills itself as the “first all-natural, hormone and antibiotic free quick service burger restaurant.” The bright, welcoming eatery offers both […]


At Harlem Shambles, The Meat is Worth the Trip | Edible Manhattan

At Harlem Shambles, The Meat is Worth the Trip | Edible Manhattan

By Regina Schrambling We are living in the age of the destination meat market. Along with Dickson’s in the Chelsea Market and Heritage in the Essex Street Market, Harlem Shambles is, as Michelin would put it, vaut le voyage. Just walking into the shop, past the Slow Food snail on the door, is a trip. […]


Open For Business: Burger Heights

Open For Business: Burger Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The downpour of biblical proportions could not stop the masses from coming out to the soft opening of Burger Heights (177 Wadsworth Ave @ 182nd St) on Wednesday, July 2nd. For good reason, Burger Heights is belting out some seriously great burgers at a price that won’t break the bank. This […]


Uptown Love: Free Summer Meals for Kids

Uptown Love: Free Summer Meals for Kids


Under the Tracks and Off the Grid, Urban Garden Center Rises Up | Edible Manhattan

Under the Tracks and Off the Grid, Urban Garden Center Rises Up | Edible Manhattan

By Carrington Morris The March day before explosions shook East Harlem, Dimitri Gatanas, proprietor of the Urban Garden Center on Park Avenue from 116th to 118th, said, “everybody is subject to things, and obstacles and destruction and happiness and good things. We just have to learn how to deal with them, that’s it.” The following […]


Vegan Soul Food Restaurant Gives Harlem Diners Healthier Options | DNAinfo

Vegan Soul Food Restaurant Gives Harlem Diners Healthier Options | DNAinfo

By Jeff Mays HARLEM — When she told friends that she was planning to set up shop in Harlem to sell vegan food, some people told Brenda Beener that she was making a poor business decision. “I heard about how bland vegan food was,” said Beener, 60, who hasn’t eaten meat in almost 25 years. […]


Italian restaurant racing into Washington Heights with logo that’s strikingly similar to Ferrari | NY Daily News

Italian restaurant racing into Washington Heights with logo that's strikingly similar to Ferrari | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Whoa nellie! A new Italian restaurant is racing into Washington Heights with a sports car theme — but its logo, deeply reminiscent of Ferrari’s, has prompted a lightning fast double-take. Maranello Restaurant & Lounge, a nod to the Northern Italian hamlet where the Ferrari has been […]


#WHIN & DINE Kicks Off Today…

#WHIN & DINE Kicks Off Today...

It’s officially on people. The official Washington Heights & Inwood dining week celebration, #WHIN & DINE, kicks off today so get to exploring Uptown’s many culinary treasures. #WHIN & DINE runs until May 23rd and boasts a 3 course prix fix dinner for $26.95 at a plethora of awesome Uptown restaurants. And yes there is […]


11 Foods You’re Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

11 Foods You're Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? For a full self-guided food and historical tour of Washington Heights and Inwood, click here. 1. Dominican Sushi from MamaSushi myri_liz / Via instagram.com MamaSushi stuffs their […]


Take a Journey Through Washington Heights History Via Dinner at the Rusty Mackerel | Village Voice

Take a Journey Through Washington Heights History Via Dinner at the Rusty Mackerel | Village Voice

By Laura Shunk There are many communities in uptown Manhattan that are still food insecure, and that became the impetus for the Insurgo Project, an organization that brings together restaurants, farms, chefs, and neighborhood restaurants to nurture the farm-to-table movement in low income communities and to try to find sustainable ways to change eating habits […]


Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

This article was originally published in Edible Manhattan. By Marissa Finn There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales here in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? By combining Spanish, African and Middle Eastern influences with the foods of the island’s indigenous […]


Uptown Tonight: Washington Heights Through The Times

Uptown Tonight: Washington Heights Through The Times

The Insurgo Project is putting together an incredible event tonight. Between 5 and 10 pm, the Insurgo Project and Vines On Pine wine shop will be hosting a complimentary wine mixer as well as a one-of-kind Pop Up Dinner at Rusty Mackerel. Washington Heights Through The Times is about highlighting the importance of access to […]


Dinner With My Father

Dinner With My Father

BY Anonymous Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) When I was in the second grade, my parents got divorced. I saw my father every other weekend, and on Wednesdays we would have dinner. Usually we would go out, but occasionally this also entailed some depressing bachelor take out buffet of too much Chinese (which to this […]


Revamped Uptown Restaurant Week Returns | DNAinfo

Revamped Uptown Restaurant Week Returns | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Washington Heights and Inwood are taking a second crack at restaurant week, and this time they’re doing things differently. Rather than focusing on freebies, the organizers of May’s “#WHIN and Dine” week are falling back to the traditional prix fixe dinner package and offering three-course meals for 26.95 during […]

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