Last week, for a friend’s birthday, we decided to check out Angel of Harlem, a cute American restaurant with Latin and Caribbean influences, in Harlem. By word of mouth, I heard that the restaurant served a delicious and “lit” brunch, which after my experience last week, I can vouch, is accurate. For starters, the food was fantastic, […]

Ricardo  is not your typical “Manhattan steakhouse”, this East Harlem restaurant and popular birthday spot offers an unpretentious, vibrant and fun dining experience. Even the menu is fun, with dishes like the “O.P.P.” (Porterhouse steak for one), the “Tap that Bass” (Chilean sea bass) or the P-Y-T BONE steak. I heard the brunch scene is […]

The Harlem Food Scene is Bustling. New restaurants are opening up left and right. And, while Harlem is still the number one destination for “soul food” in my opinion, that’s not the only delicious cuisine you can find in Harlem. From Italian, to traditional African food, to New American, the Harlem restaurant scene is something […]

I started 2017 with brunch at one of my favorite Harlem spots, Chocolat Restaurant on Fredrick Douglas Blvd. Dubbed the “Ultimate Urban Power Brunch”, Chocolat’s brunch is moderately priced, tasty and bursting with African-American southern flavors.  You must try the red velvet pancakes, which are the perfect combination of sweet, fluffy and savory. You can  […]

Scroll through above for our top 5 favorite Brunch spots in Harlem! It’s no secret that the Buppie Foodie loves eating in Harlem, especially for Brunch. While you can definitely find many restaurants offering traditionally southern  food, there has been a cultural emergence of restaurants offering, African, French and American cuisine in Harlem. As the weather gets colder, […]

Cove is a chic, black-owned lounge located in the bustling 125th and Lenox area of Harlem. Cove is perfect for enjoying some small plates and drinks after work and is one of my favorite happy hour picks in Harlem. Cove is a laid back, modern and comfortable. The lounge is perfect for small gatherings, especially in the […]

  Levain Bakery was founded in 1994 by friends and competitive swimmers Connie McDonald and Pam Weekes. Within just a few years of opening, Levain Bakery became a neighborhood institution and a destination for travelers from all over the world. As the brand has grown, Levain Bakery now has two additional locations beyond its Upper West Side headquarters, […]