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La Perle Noire is Now Island Salad II

La Perle Noire is Now Island Salad II

We just received some exciting (yet sad) news.  First the bad news: My favorite cafe, La Perle Noire, is closed for good. The good news is that it is reopening as Island Salad II. Johnny, the owner of La Perle Noire, confirmed the closing saying that he has been so busy with his work in … Continue reading

Where to get juiced in Harlem

Where to get juiced in Harlem

Ed. Note: This is an updated repost of a list we posted back in 2006 of juice bars in Harlem. If you know of any juice bars that should be on the list but aren’t let us know. Who says that the only good stuff in Harlem is deep fried? Although we have yet to … Continue reading

Now Open: Jahlookova Health Food

Now Open: Jahlookova Health Food

After many months of thinking another “gourmet” deli was coming to Madison Avenue, Jahlookova has finally been unveiled. We didn’t get a chance to go inside, but it appears to be another healthy eating option for East Harlemites. Advertising organic coffee and tea, natural herbs and veggie patties Jahlookova seems to fit in nicely with … Continue reading

Uptown Juice Bar is moving

Click  If you follow our Facebook page then you already know that Uptown Juice Bar is moving to a new location on 125th Street. We found out after posting that Raw Soul, a raw food restaurant on 145th Street, had closed down. You’ll just have to walk a bit farther east to get your healthy … Continue reading

Fall Harvest in Harlem

Fall Harvest in Harlem

On a crisp Saturday morning in November, the fall colors were at their peak. I found myself in search of root vegetables and fixings for warm autumn dishes. That lead me to Marcus Garvey and Morningside Park’s Farmer’s Markets. Several vendors said  that this weekend will be the last of the season for them as … Continue reading

Profile: Heights Vegetarian

Joining sister vegetarian eateries Uptown Juice Bar and Cafe Veg, Heights Vegetarian is located in Washington Heights. In a neighborhood better known for roasted chicken and mofongo, vegetarians in the neighborhood are sure to find something delicious to whet their appetite.  Heights Vegetarian has been open for about a year now and offers breakfast, lunch, … Continue reading