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  1. new restaurants
    Chef J.J. Johnson Shares Details on His New Rice-Focused RestaurantThe Harlem chef wants to create a fast-casual spot that’s community-oriented.
  2. foodievents
    Here’s How to Get Tickets for This Year’s Harlem EatUp! FestivalThe food festival returns on May 14.
  3. the scoop
    This Harlem Couple Just Opened NYC’s Most Charming New Ice-Cream ShopThe husband-and-wife team behind Sugar Hill Creamery thinks critically about community building and delicious dessert.
  4. food thefts
    Truck Driver Sells $20,000 Worth of Bootleg McDonald’s Ingredients in HarlemA bodega there bought bacon, cheese, pancakes, and more.
  5. interviews
    Why the Cecil in Harlem — One of NYC’s Most Celebrated Restaurants — Will CloseAcclaimed chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson will shift his focus to nearby Minton’s.
  6. grub guides
    A Guide to Harlem’s New Wave of African RestaurantsLong a hub of Senegalese cooking, it’s now home to a wider range of spots specializing in various cuisines of the world’s second-largest continent.
  7. Foodievents
    Marcus Samuelsson’s Harlem EatUp! Festival Returns This MayBill Clinton’s the honorary chair, once again.
  8. Ch-Ch-Changes
    The Cecil’s Menu Makeover“I want the culinary world to know that Afro-Asian-American cooking is not one-dimensional.”
  9. Grub Guides
    16 Fresh New Brunch Spots to Try in New YorkDirt Candy, the Clocktower, Maman, and more.
  10. Openings
    Harlem’s Mountain Bird Returns With a Rich, Meaty MenuHow about a turkey burger topped with foie gras and truffle-mornay sauce?
  11. Video Feed
    Watch the Cecil’s JJ Johnson Discuss Harlem’s Food Scene and HisGrub Street’s Sierra Tishgart interviewed him for ‘CBS This Morning.’
  12. Hot Hot Heat
    A Harlem Bakery Just Debuted Sriracha DoughnutsNo one can stop the sriracha onslaught.
  13. Openings
    Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird Rotisserie Opens This ThursdayIt’s a chicken mecca.
  14. The Grub Street Diet
    Marcus Samuelsson Can’t Stop Thinking About Roast Chicken These Days“How to cook it? Who does it best? Should I brine it? Do I have the right seasoning?”
  15. Foodievents
    Check Out the Amazing Lineup for the First-Ever Harlem EatUp! FestivalFeaturing Marcus Samuelsson, Paul Qui, Ludo Lefebvre, Frank Pellegrino, and Melba Wilson.
  16. The Grub Street Diet
    Singer-Songwriter Somi Stays Fresh With Kale, Blueberries, and Callaloo“I spent a few hours working and drinking a pot of soy chai tea made with an actual blend of teas from my family’s village in Uganda!”
  17. Fowl
    Mountain Bird Closes in Harlem, Owners Plan RelocationThe owners cite issues with their landlord.
  18. Reopenings
    Looks Like the Original Lenox Lounge May Not Reopen for a WhileAlvin Reed needs investors.
  19. Sylvia's
    Soul-Food Queen Sylvia Woods Honored With Street RenamingThe pioneering chef and restaurant owner died in 2012.
  20. Warm Welcomes
    No One’s Really Saying Nice Things About the New Perkins Restaurant &This is the chain’s first Manhattan location.
  21. Reopenings
    Revived Lenox Lounge Set to Reopen Blocks Away From Original SpaceCome blow your horn, and all that.
  22. House Rules
    Harlem’s Bad Horse Pizza Accused of Being Not-So-Kid-FriendlyKids don’t like pizza anyhow, right?
  23. Quote of the Day
    Richard Parsons on the New HarlemHarlem on the rise.
  24. Delays
    Lenox Lounge Reopening Pushed to Spring of 2014Take the A train, but slowly.
  25. Openings
    What to Eat at Minton’s, Harlem’s Revived Supper ClubIt opens on 118th Street on October 21.
  26. Tough Tables
    Penetrating Rao’s: 13 Customers Reveal How They Scored Tables“Some people go to the Harvard Club or the Yale Club or whatever. I go to Rao’s.”
  27. Heaven
    The Smell of Cinnamon Will Waft Out of Harlem’s Gas PipelineThanks, Office of Emergency Management!
  28. Red Sauce
    Rao’s Hollywood Names Nicole Grimes Executive ChefA Beard Foundation semifinalist joins the team.
  29. Hate
    Harlem Coffee Shop Posts Marriage-Equality Sign and Loses Exactly One CustomerSomeone needs a double shot of espresso.
  30. Red Sauce
    The 117-Year-Old Rao’s Is Indeed Expanding to Hollywood“We’ve had our eye on California for quite some time.”
  31. Openings
    What to Eat at Coccola, Now Serving Pizza and Panuozzos in West HarlemChef Antonio Vallo has been making pizzas professionally since he was 12.
  32. Openings
    Harlem Jazz Mecca Minton’s Playhouse Is Coming BackThe great jazz club, where there was once bebop and pan-fried chicken, may be coming back.
  33. RIP
    Sylvia Woods Cooked for Them AllPoliticians, writers, and celebrities remember the Harlem restaurant and its proprietor.
  34. More Please
    Sylvia’s Is Expanding in HarlemThey’re tearing down a double lot to put up a soul-food paradise.
  35. Grub Guide
    Bottoms Up(town): Twelve Bars to Hit in HarlemYes, Marcus Samuelsson gets all the attention, but there are plenty of other fantastic spots.
  36. Frustration
    Future of Famous Harlem Pub Looks BleakNick’s Pub probably won’t reopen.
  37. RIP
    ‘Queen of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Dies at 86Her legendary restaurant turns 50 this year.
  38. Whole Paycheck
    Whole Foods: Next Stop, Harlem?CEO John Mackey himself let the news slip that the chain is eyeing locations uptown.
  39. The Chain Gang
    Harlem’s Chain-ification Continues: Applebee’s Set to OpenThe “neighborhood” restaurant is setting up shop next to Target and Best Buy in East Harlem.
  40. Tough Reservations
    In With the ‘In’ Crowd: A Night With the Regulars at Rao’sA night inside the only restaurant in the world where a Dean Martin song would lead into the Macarena.
  41. Openings
    What to Eat at Ginny’s Supper Club, Now Serving Cocktails and WalnutNightly performances are also on the lineup.
  42. Harlem
    Red Lobster Creeps Over to the Apollo TheaterGet your bib on.
  43. Careful Wording
    Harlem Yuppies Hate Liquor Stores, But Are Cool With Wine ShopsA liquor store gets a new sign calling itself a wine shop, and everyone’s happy.
  44. Nightlife
    Nightlife Tidings: Samuelsson Eyeing Lenox Lounge, EMM Group Eyeing Bowery SpaceTwo changing neighborhoods might see big changes soon.
  45. Fruit and Veg
    Greening Central Harlem’s Food DesertsSix of the neighborhood’s bodegas are getting an infusion of fresh fruit.
  46. Health Concerns
    Red Rooster Back on Its A-GameThe restaurant has redeemed its score with the DOH.
  47. Neighborhood Watch
    New Catch Holland Herring This Weekend; Try a ‘Drunken Taste’ Menu aPlus: a tiramisu shop comes to the West Village, a Meatopia preview at Smorgasburg, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  48. Foodievents
    Can Marcus Samuelsson Please Get Some Media Coverage?!The ‘Post’ says event planners for a Hamptons fund-raiser have been “blackballed.” Oh, but the ‘Post’ is also an event sponsor.
  49. Neighborhood Watch
    DB Bistro Moderne Turns Ten With a Special Menu; Bacon Bakery in the WorksPlus: Fourth of July preordering from Prime Meats, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  50. Openings
    Pink Tea Cup Will Open in Harlem“A lot of people … said they were tired of coming all the way downtown for our soul food,” says owner Lawrence Page.
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