Sparks fly at 5 & Diamond

Harlem’s newest gem on Frederick Douglass, 5 & Diamond, is stirring up more than just fresh flavor on the Harlem restaurant scene. Gothamist reports that the volatile chef, Ryan Skeen, has already lost his general manager and front of house staff. The GM, Gwen Butler, allegedly “assaulted” him according to Grub Street. There was a lot of back and forth about possible partnerships on both sides which seems to have boiled over into what became a possible physical altercation. You can read all of the dirty details over on Grub Street.

See also: Village Voice