The wonderful weekend of May 21st and 22nd marked the second annual Harlem EatUp! festival! Once again, it brought together Harlem's best celebrity chefs, artists and musicians from around the country.
With our vision firmly planted on what's next, are we losing sight of what's right around us? Will our memories be weaker, less pronounced and less invigorating if our connection with our present experience is distracted and detached?
Red Rooster is a real find on 125th street. Its sleek, old-world Harlem decor feels simultaneously exclusive and inviting while evoking the legend of the long defunct neighborhood bar it's named after.
As a child I was unaware that the process of cooking and using food in the way we did at my grandmother's house in a small industrial city in Sweden would become completely chic and modern in New York City 30 years later.