mothers day

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By The Numbers: Mother’s Day

By Mac Malikowski | May 10, 2013

Mother's Day

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12th and like many people, this writer will be, at the very least, calling his mom to wish her a good one, especially if I can’t get one of America’s 16,000 florist or 103 greeting card establishments on the phone in time. My mother, like many, definitely deserves a day set aside; a small compensation for her tireless and impassioned dedication to my survival. Read More

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Brunch Recipes to Try this Weekend

By Jeannette Park | May 3, 2013

breakfast sandwich, chorizo, egg, avocado,
asparagus, feta, fried egg

Crumbled feta and a perfectly fried egg top off sweet spring asparagus.

With Mother’s Day next weekend, there’s no better time to brush up on your brunch skills. If you’re an ace in the kitchen (or an ace at making reservations ahead of time), think of this list as a reason to take advantage of the seasonal produce that’s cropping up at your local farmer’s market.  Read More


My Mom’s Sopa Seca: Aaron Sanchez’s Food Memories with his Mom

By admin | May 10, 2012


It’s always fascinating to learn where a chef first got his roots in cooking. We often think that it’s easy to follow in the culinary footsteps of a parent when the path has already been laid down for you; but in fact it could be quite the opposite if you want to make your own path and impression in the culinary world. This was just the case for Nuevo Latino Chef Aaron Sanchez.

What some don’t know about Food Network’s and Centrico’s talented chef is that his mother, Zarela Martinez, too is a Mexican cuisine icon in her own right. Having written three cookbooks and opened her own famed restaurant in New York City, Zarela’s, Aaron wanted to veer away from his mother’s influence in cooking and form his own footprint in dining. Yet, he remains ever thankful for his mother’s support and inspiration (case in point, Aaron’s Letter to Mom).

We caught up with Chef Aaron while he shared with us some food memories of his beloved mother, Zarela Martinez… Read More


Make Mom Feel Special with Brunch at Red Rooster and Ginny’s

By admin | May 6, 2012

Boncella Lewis celebrating Mother's Day

It’s that time of year again, where we take the time to commemorate one of the, if not the, most influential individuals in our lives- our Moms! Treat Mom this year to what is quickly becoming one of New York City’s best brunches at Red Rooster Harlem and Ginny’s Supper Club.

Join us on Sunday, May 13th to pay tribute to mothers everywhere at our famous Red Rooster Sunday Brunch. Rejoice in your mom’s presence as you treat her to Red Rooster’s brunch favorites like our Smoked Salmon ($23), Lamb & Potato Hash ($19), French Toast with Nutella Whip ($16), or the Jerk Bacon & Eggs ($19). Reservations aren’t accepted for Sunday Brunch, but you can enjoy one of our signature cocktails with Mom at the bar, like the Uptown Bloody Mary ($17) or the Red Eyed Rooster ($14), while you wait for your table. Our beloved singer Boncella Lewis will joining us again that Sunday to serenade our mothers with sweet Gospel tunes.

Ginny’s Supper Club will once again join in on the fun for Mother’s Day by featuring a special a  la carte menu. Read More


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