• Chef Alexander Small Is Bringing The World's First African Food Hall To Harlem

    17 days ago - By Essence

    By Kimberly Wilson · Updated January 11, 2022 Harlem-based Chef Alexander Small is on a mission to get African food the respect it deserves. The James Beard award-winning chef, author, and entrepreneur behind The Cecil and its sister restaurant Minton's, has opened the world's first African food hall, Alkebulan , and it will soon be headed Uptown. Slated to open in early 2023, somewhere near 125th Street, Smalls has not yet settled on a venue, according to the announcement. Alkebulan, which is the oldest name for Africa, is envisioned as a cultural and culinary movement that celebrates the...
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