Archive of ‘Eats and drinks in Harlem’ category


Eating in Harlem: Barawine

The fiance and I were thrilled to go on a date last Friday night. We chose Barawine, a romantic and trendy restaurant tucked right on the corner of Lenox Avenue and 120th Street. The decor is marvelous, and I will go on a limb here and say: it’s the best lit restaurant in Harlem. Every […] Read more…


Never ending brunch in Harlem

There’s something special about Sunday brunch. Sitting with a group of friends, laughing, talking passionately about world issues, eating and of course, drinking. We had a fantastic brunch yesterday at 5 And Diamond in Harlem. I ordered pancakes with fried chicken and it was divine. The chicken was perfectly crisp on the outside and moist […] Read more…


Spiced Hot Chocolate in Harlem

It’s the season for spiced hot chocolate. Anything spicy and warm is welcomed in my life right about now. The winter doesn’t like me, and I don’t think much of it either. “You look beautiful in the winter,” my fiance says. He’s just saying that because he knows all about my “no-love-all-hate” relationship with winter. […] Read more…


Eating in Harlem: Jado Sushi

 Jado Sushi is the newest restaurant along the lower section of Frederick Douglas Boulevard, and I have been eying it ever since it opened. I recently had an opportunity to go there when a good friend missed my birthday, but promised me drinks as a result of missing it. Now drinks alone didn’t seem that […] Read more…


Eating in Harlem: Jin Ramen

Long gone are the days I trek all the way down to East Village and wait for two hours for some nice Japanese ramen noodles and delicious pork buns. Jin Ramen opened up in Harlem right on the corner of 125th and Broadway. Already one of my top three favorites in the neighborhood, I couldn’t wait […] Read more…

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