Red Rooster in Harlem

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Selwyn
14. January 2020
33 ratings

The Red Rooster Harlem in New York is a popular restaurant and is a place that we recommend trying out. It’s become an integral part of the community in Harlem. Located only a few blocks from the famous Apollo Theater, locals and tourists alike stop by here to enjoy amazing food.

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This location attracted many show business greats such as Nat King Cole and many more. This pleasant colorful mixed atmosphere was to revive with the Red Rooster – and it is really atmospheric succeeded.

Red Rooster Harlem: A Strong Community

Community is of great importance to the residents of Harlem. Therefore, it is only logical that Chef Samuelsson lives up to this claim. Red Rooster Harlem offers a platform for local artists and musicians, hosts cooking classes, sources ingredients from locals and also a large part of his staff originate from Harlem. The atmosphere in Red Rooster is something that you have to experience for yourself.

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The kitchen picks up on American roots and reinterprets them in a wonderful way. Red Rooster in Harlem offers great soul food. We tried the roasted chicken (for just under $30), corn bread served with honey butter , vegetables and chicken waffles. Everything tasted wonderful, but we do feel the prices for the main courses are quite expensive. Half a chicken for $30? Something like that only exists in New York.

Overall, we do recommend coming to Red Rooster Harlem. Just be ready to drop some money.

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Selwyn

Being a photographer and creative in general, New York City, I think is the perfect place to be. I moved to NYC from Boston in 2013 and never looked back. Loving New York has given me the opportunity to do what I love and share those images with you all.

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