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Detroit ’67 at The National Black Theater in Harlem

By Mac Malikowski | April 3, 2013

Detroit 67

Detroit ’67, the new play by award winning playwright Dominique Morriseau, runs until April 12th. You really should try and go. The show is as comical as it is dramatic and tickets are pretty inexpensive for such a professional community theater. The cast is incredibly funny and talented, effortlessly making optimum use of the shows single set (the way the story moves though, it feels more like there is half a dozen). Read More

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A Celebration of African Heritage and Health

By Sarah Dwyer | February 12, 2013

African Heritage Potluck Dinner

A few days ago, you couldn’t find my kitchen table as I anticipated correctly that every corner was covered by bowls and dishes of leafy greens, cabbages, millet, black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, and layers of injera – the traditional whole-grain flatbread of Ethiopia. These were just some of the menu items I planned for an African heritage potluck I hosted to commemorate African Heritage & Health Week. Read More

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Red Rooster Honored with MHCC Hospitality Award

By Jeannette Park | February 6, 2013

Restaurateur of the Year award with Glenn Coleman, Crains New York Business (l), Andrew Chapman and Marcus Samuelsson of  Red Rooster, Joseph F. Kirk, Wells Fargo (r) during the MCC 2012 Awards Breakfast.

In front of a crowd of 250 NYC executives and business owners, Red Rooster Harlem was honored with the 2012 Restaurant and Hospitality Award from the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. The annual breakfast, given every year in honor of those who have built outstanding businesses and contributed to the economy and community, was originally scheduled for October of last year but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. The devastation that the city and our outer boroughs faced served as a reminder of how important it is for NYC businesses to rally together and help each other in times of need.

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As Election Results Come In, a Party Arises at Ginny’s

By Jeannette Park | November 7, 2012

Election Party 2012

Whether you voted Red or Blue, the scene at Ginny’s Supper Club last night was pure adrenaline and emotion. Guests snacked on dishes from a special Election menu –Wisconsin Cheddar and Mac with maple glazed bacon, the Obama Dog Chicago Style and a Red Hen dish (our Election night version of Fried Yard Bird) were the big winners of the night–and sipped Obama and Romney-themed cocktails. As the ballots were counted and the electoral votes added up, the night was all about exercising our right to vote and celebrating the best way we know how. Read More

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Children’s Storefront and Maxime Bilet: Learning about Modernist Cooking

By Joseph Hernandez | October 15, 2012

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Maxime Bilet explains modernist cooking to the students from Children’s Storefront.


Last week, Marcus Samuelsson hosted Chef Maxime Bilet, co-author of Modernist Cuisine, at Ginny’s Supper Club, along with 20 students from Children’s Storefront in Harlem. A non-profit, tuition-free school committed to providing students from preschool to eighth grade a diverse and empowering education, Children’s Storefront brought a mix of seventh and eighth grade students to learn about the restaurant industry from Marcus, and easy, modern cooking techniques from Maxime. Marcus gave the students a behind the scenes look of Red Rooster, and even a short primer on restaurant etiquette. For the rest of the afternoon, Maxime put on a demo marrying science and food. Read More

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