The Harlem EatUp! Festival, organized by Chef Marcus Samuelsson, returned for its second year to uptown NYC from May 19-22. The weekend was a culinary bonanza, with Harlem’s most beloved restaurants offering a slice of what they have to offer. Glasses were brimming, bellies were filling and people were even singing.
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This feta and spinach pie by Angel of Harlem made was heavenly.
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"Babbalucci'" translates to '"snail,'" and Babbalucci's pizzeria in Harlem serves snail-topped pizza as one of it's signature dishes.
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People were toasting in the booze tent.
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Glasses were provided to taste the various wines, with Wines of Bordeaux giving classes on wine tasting.
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The owner of the restaurant, Chaiwali, and her team, in front of their famous cookies.
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Charles Country Pan Fried Chicken serving up some classic comfort food.
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It's a family affair at Bier International, as Chris Pollock stops for a picture with his daughter and sister.
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Harlem's beloved Corner Social shared this delicious crab cake.
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Darshellia Butler, owner and chef off Skillet Rose prepared food on the spot.
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Harlem not only has its own brewery with Harlem Brewing Co. –-