Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations

NYC African Restaurant Week!!!

      We are happy to announce that Panla and A Taste of Africa USA are hosting their first annual NY African Restaurant Week from Sunday, October 13th to Sunday, October 20th, 2013. We would like to invite you to participate in this exciting and unique opportunity which celebrates the best of African cuisine and culture. Contact us… Continue reading NYC African Restaurant Week!!!

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BLACK Cuisine, Culinary, Culture, Education, Health

BLACK Cuisine: Restaurant Secrets Putting Your Health at Risk

When you’re dining out, the last thing on your mind is the safety of your food. But after learning these industry secrets, it might become the first thing you consider. Learn what you can do to ensure that your dining experience is just as safe as it is delicious.   Secret: You’re More at Risk… Continue reading BLACK Cuisine: Restaurant Secrets Putting Your Health at Risk

BLACK Cuisine, Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations, Culinary, Culture

BLACK Cuisine: Les Ambassades

A couple of Sundays ago two colleagues, a neighborhood friend, myself and three children age ranging from 3 to 11 arrived at Les Ambassades in Harlem, and boy was it a full house.... inside and out that is. We didn’t have a reservation or thought of making one, heck it’s a boulangerie!!! The versatile, largely… Continue reading BLACK Cuisine: Les Ambassades

BLACK Cuisine, Culinary

Remembering the “Queen of Soul Food” Sylvia Woods

Sylvia Woods, a New York City icon not only in the culinary world but to the Harlem community died Thursday afternoon at her Mount Vernon home, She was 86 and had been battling Alzheimer's disease, family members said in a statement. She died just as Mayor Bloomberg was paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of… Continue reading Remembering the “Queen of Soul Food” Sylvia Woods

BLACK Cuisine, BLACK Events

BLACK Events: Taste of the Caribbean 2012

. The Taste of the Caribbean event was being showcased at The Hyatt Regency Miami, on June 20th-24th 2012 with all chefs from the Caribbean competing for their native homeland. This event was one event not to be missed, besides the delicious plates offered under one roof, The Taste of the Caribbean conducted seminars, educating and inspiring ones… Continue reading BLACK Events: Taste of the Caribbean 2012

Art, BLACK Cuisine, Culinary, Culture, Education

BLACK Cuisine: Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon Stuffed w/ Shitake Mushrooms, Herbed Goat Cheese, Arugula and Lemon

INGREDIENTS: 6 ounce Salmon (fresh, skinned) - 2 thick pieces of salmon are ideal 1 tablespoon Pecorino cheese, shredded 1/4 cup Chopped Macadamia Nuts 1/2 cup Shitake Mushrooms (sliced) 2 cups Fresh Arugula 1 clove Garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Granulated garlic powder 1 lemon (sliced into rings) 1 teaspoon Smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon Fresh dill,… Continue reading BLACK Cuisine: Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon Stuffed w/ Shitake Mushrooms, Herbed Goat Cheese, Arugula and Lemon

BLACK Cuisine, Culinary, Culture

BLACK Cuisine: Negril Village

New York....The New Negril Village After many months of hearing about the Caribbean restaurant Negril Village nestled in Greenwich Village, I decided to see for myself what all the buzz was about.  Upon arriving late Sunday evening, I at first glance noticed how strikingly fashionable and cozy the place felt. The decor was of vibrant… Continue reading BLACK Cuisine: Negril Village