Harlem EatUp! festival to celebrate Harlem's food, culture, and art

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Sunday, May 14, 2017
Harlem EatUp! begins Monday
Festival co-founder Marcus Samuelsson and Leticia Skai Young joined us on Eyewitness News Sunday Morning.

HARLEM (WABC) -- The food festival Harlem EatUp! brings together some of the best chefs and restaurants, as well as art and music from the historic community.

Taking place May 15 - 21, 2017, Harlem EatUp! is a celebration of Harlem's rich culture, art and rapidly growing culinary scene.

The four-day festival will take place throughout the neighborhood, with events that include a kick off with a Billie Holiday tribute performance at the Apollo featuring The Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Dine Ins at some of Harlem's restaurants featuring guest chefs, and a two-day outdoor Grand Tasting at Morningside Park, one of the neighborhood's most celebrated parks.

Among the many restaurants to be featured this year include: BLVD Bistro, Chaiwali, Harlem Shake, Vinateria LoLo's Seafood Shack, Melba's, Minton's, Red Rooster, Tastings Social presents Mountain Bird, and more.

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