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The Future of the Harlem Dining Scene

By Christopher Stewart | July 1, 2013

With the loss of iconic greats like M&G Soul Food, Harlem residents can expect an uptick of new restaurants. (Photo: Thomas Hawk)
With the loss of iconic greats like M&G Soul Food, Harlem residents can expect an uptick of new restaurants. (Photo: Thomas Hawk)

With the loss of iconic greats like M&G Soul Food, Harlem residents can expect an uptick of new restaurants. (Photo: Thomas Hawk)

The rumor mill was all abuzz these last few weeks as word got around that the burger empire, “Shake Shack” was making its way Uptown with a new location in Harlem. I for one was ecstatic that such a big name was heading uptown, the same as I was when Red Rooster Harlem opened its doors a few years ago. The rumor mill is just that a rumor, according to DNA Info Harlem and a spokesperson for Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. According to Faith Hope Consolo, of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, although Shake Shack isn’t heading uptown any time soon, a lot of restauranteurs big and small are looking to bring restaurants and bistro’s uptown, on 135th between Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass Boulevard to be exact. Read More

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Restaurants

Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
Kitchen and Table
American Table Brasserie and Bar
Norda
Marc Burger