Tag Archives: Harlem

Catch It: Chopped Parsley

Chasing the night wind after an event in Harlem, my friend Kelli and I wandered into Chopped Parsley at 500 West 146th Street, New York, NY 10031. The restaurant’s motto is “Japanese Food & Beyond.” The food was exceptional; the … Continue reading

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Catch It: FUMO

In a few words, FUMO is like an arpeggio chord of authentic Italian cuisine in Hamilton Heights. FUMO restaurant is located at 1600 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10031/Corner of 139th Street. On Sunday, June 12th, my friend Kelli treated … Continue reading

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Catch It: Flat Top

You know when you lose your house keys and find them unexpectedly, and discovered that they were there all the time. This was my experience trekking on Amsterdam Avenue, near where I live, a few weeks ago. Flat Top is … Continue reading

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Catch It: Maison Harlem

The first time, my friend Amanda and I met in a creative writing class some years ago, we became fast friends, and so, when she telephoned one afternoon and said, “I have some good news, let’s get together for dinner—my … Continue reading

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Catch It: Frederick’s Café & Bistro

A new kind of coffee pleasure and café treasure awaits one at Frederick’s Café & Bistro. It is located at 2104 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10026; it is in the area of Harlem Hamlet—(110th to 125th Street & 8th Avenue); … Continue reading

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Catch It: Mother’s Day in Manhattan

Today is a rainy day in May. May 1 is May Day, and according to the World Book Encyclopedia, “May Day is celebrated as a spring festival in many countries. It marks the revival of life in early spring after … Continue reading

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Catch It: Sezz Medi′: Pizzeria Napoletana, Ristorante & Café

A week ago, my girlfriend Tashna and her two beautiful girls: Lelia, four-years-old and Nina, two-years-old and I went for an early dinner at Sezz Medi′. The restaurant is located at 1260 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 122nd Street) New York, … Continue reading

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