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The Cecil

  1. openings
    One of NYC’s Most Talented Chefs Just Surprise-Opened His New RestaurantJ.J. Johnson’s African-focused cuisine lands in Nomad’s Life Hotel.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Ch-Ch-Changes
    The Cecil’s Menu Makeover“I want the culinary world to know that Afro-Asian-American cooking is not one-dimensional.”
  5. Celebrity Settings
    The Backstreet Boys Reunite at Beauty & Essex; Sienna Miller Hits Kappo MasaThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  6. 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.’
  7. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Sean Brock Eats Bologna in Nashville and Blood Sausage in New York“I got my regular order: meatloaf with Creole sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, fried green tomatoes, white beans, corn pudding, and sweet tea.”
  8. Grub Guides
    Beyond Carrot Cake: 14 Surprisingly Great Vegetable Desserts in New YorkFennel-baked Alaska, parsnip ice cream, and eggplant tiramisu.
  9. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Pete Wells Gives Dover Two Stars; Alan Richman ExploresPlus: a so-so review of All’onda, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  10. Grub Guides
    Bundle Up: 25 Stellar Restaurants With Openings TonightAnnisa, Gramercy Tavern, Contra, and more.
  11. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Loves Gotham West Market; Richman Enjoys MissionPlus: Sutton praises Contra, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  12. Grub Guides
    Bottle Service: The Top Wines for $50 or Less at 12 Great New RestaurantsChristie’s rare-wine specialist picked his favorites.
  13. Grub Guides
    Ribs, Belly, Shoulder, and More: 14 Fantastic New Lamb DishesRibs at Estela, tacos at Mission Cantina, and wood-grilled chops at Marco’s.
  14. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Gives Four Stars to Sushi Nakazawa; Joshua David SteinPlus: Piora gets another glowing review, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  15. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Likes Somtum Der’s Spice; Sutton Loves Sushi KoPlus: Amelia Lester reviews Charlie Bird, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  16. Quote of the Day
    Richard Parsons on the New HarlemHarlem on the rise.
  17. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Awards Le Restaurant Two Stars; Joshua David SteinPlus: Amelia Lester enjoys Glasserie, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  18. 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.