Events

Salon Series: Celebrating Literature and Food with Hilton Als

By Heeseung Kim | February 11, 2014

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You’re invited to the second installation of the Ginny’s Salon Series on Monday, February  24th at 8pm for an intimate dinner and conversation with writer Hilton Als. The Brooklyn-born cultural critic has written extensively on gender, race, and sexuality. Following his first book, “The Women”, Als most recently published “White Girls”, a series of insightful essays regarding “white girls” in the abstract. Als will be our honored guest at Ginny’s Supper Club to discuss food and history in African-American literature. Als has an exciting and diverse reading list that will be served with a four-course meal that was curated by Marcus and inspired by the very works Als will be discussing.

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The Taste’s Guest Mentor: Christina Tosi

By Jeannette Park | February 6, 2014

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Christina Tosi

Christina Tosi is the chef, owner and founder of Momofuku Milk Bar, called “one of the most exciting bakeries in the country” by Bon Appetit Magazine. As founder of the dessert program at Momofuku, Christina helped Momofuku Ko earn two stars from the Michelin Guide and Momofuku Ssäm jump onto restaurant magazine’s top 100 restaurants in the world list. She is the 2012 recipient of the James Beard Rising Star Chef award and will be the guest mentor on tonight’s episode of “The Taste” where she will be judging the contestants for the appropriately titled “The Sweetest Thing” challenge. And because she’s considered one of the coolest ladies in the kitchen, she shares with us her recipe for Momofuku Milk Bar’s famous Compost Cookie. Read More

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City as Canvas: an Exhibition at City Museum

By Heeseung Kim | February 4, 2014

(Photo by Lee Quiñones, from the Museum of the City of New York)

Graffiti took hold in New York in the early 1970s, starting in Washington Heights and the Bronx before spreading throughout the city. Artist Martin Wong moved to New York in 1978, and he saw the seeds of a major art movement popping up on the streets around him. In the 1970s and 1980s, Wong collected about 300 pieces from graffiti artists around New York, and now about half of the collection is on display at the City Museum in an exhibition called City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection. Read More

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Superbowl Playlist Compiled by Red Rooster Harlem Resident Qool DJ Marv

By Ashley Bode | February 1, 2014

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If you can’t make it to Ginny’s on Sunday for the big game and are hosting at home, here’s a great playlist put together by DJ Qool Marv, one of our favorite Rooster DJs.

We’ve got a great mix with everything from the classics (Whitney & Michael) to a little New York/New Jersey Flavor (Frank  & Bruce)

Just under 3 hours of music, this can serve as your pre-game, during game and post-game atmosphere. If you start playing the mix around 3:30pm (EST), by the time you hear Frank Sinatra singing, it’s just about gametime.

 Cheers to your team and cheers to you!

Download or stream the playlist at the link below:

Superbowl Playlist Compiled by Red Rooster Harlem Resident Qool DJ Marv

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The Taste’s Guest Mentor: Roy Choi

By Heeseung Kim | January 23, 2014

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The theme on the fourth episode of The Taste is Street Food. It’s a genre of food that has rapidly gained prestige in the U.S. over the past few years. Street food in America is no longer restricted to hot dogs and halal carts (not that there’s anything wrong with those, especially when that halal cart is Famous Halal Guys on 53rd), and its more exciting iterations have become much beloved by eaters on the go. Tonight’s guest mentor is Roy Choi, who knows a thing or two about revolutionizing street food. Roy put his food truck, Kogi BBQ, on the streets of L.A. in 2008, serving $2 tacos with Korean-barbecued meat. People didn’t know what was happening at first, but they knew it was good. And then the chase for flavor was on. Read More

Events

Red Rooster Celebrates Midnight Brunch

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | January 22, 2014

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2014_MidnightBrunch_vFINALCelebrating the hopping and happening late nights in Harlem during the Twenties and Thirties, we are proud and excited to launch our MIDNIGHT BRUNCH, starting this Friday, January 24th at Midnight. Come wind down or start your night with a special menu that gives nod to iconic Harlem jazz clubs and institutions, those that celebrated great music, plenty of drink, and food to keep you dancing into the wee hours of the morning. With a live DJ on the main floor of Red Rooster, bring friends and make memories with us. Call 212.792.9001 for reservations or just come by and find a spot to get your groove on. Check out what you’ll be snacking on this weekend: Read More

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