Archive of ‘Eats and drinks in Harlem’ category

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Brunch Culture

I love brunch. It’s such a silly thing to love, but it’s really the one time I really catch up with my friends to talk about everything without filter. We dress up to eat breakfast foods accompanied by cocktails in the middle of the afternoon. We speak loudly. Sit for an enormous amount of time. […] Read more…

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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…

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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…

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Eating in Harlem: Harlem Food Bar

Berry Harlem: Vodka served with muddled fresh berries, champagne and mint Nothing makes me happier than getting home from work before the sun sets. Now that the days are getting shorter,  reaching Harlem when it’s still light out is an accomplishment worth mentioning, and that brings me great joy.  Being welcomed by the dancing sun […] Read more…

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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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Eating in Harlem: Frederick Cafe Bistro

Breakfast in Harlem comes easy and delicious, thanks to this little cafe on the corner of Frederick Douglas and 114th. Frederic Cafe & Bistro is named after abolitionist leader and author, Frederick Douglas, and it displays his quotes proudly on its brand-new walls. From there, you can order fresh coffee drinks, delightful pastries and fun […] Read more…

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Happy Hour: El Paso Taqueria

I decided to leave my block and West Harlem entirely for last night’s happy hour ventures. After all, eating in Harlem shouldn’t start and end  just on Frederick Douglas Boulevard’s restaurant row and Red Rooster. I wanted a change of scenery, and headed east instead  after work to meet with my compadre, Aissata. The spot for […] Read more…

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