Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
New York’s Mayor De Blasio and President Bill Clinton joined restaurateurs Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster) and Tren’ness Wood-Black (Sylvia’s) to announce a new food festival coming to Harlem in May of 2015. “Harlem EatUp!” is a new three-day festival in Harlem, NY celebrating food, culture, and spirit of Harlem.
“Today is a big day for us,” Samuelsson told the crowd gathered in the downstairs lounge of his restaurant The Red Rooster. “We feel like this is such an exciting time to live in Harlem and this food festival will have art, food, music and celebrate the great people of Harlem.”
Signature events will include a dine out dinner series, culinary demonstrations, panel discussion and a Sunday afternoon block party.
“This is the place where thousands of people come to NY to see what our culture is all about and we’re so excited that we now have this platform and our…
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President Bill Clinton And Mayor De Blasio Announce Harlem EatUp! Food Festival was originally published on elev8.com