Minton’s Playhouse: Live Harlem Jazz Brunch 206 W 118th St (corner of St. Nicholas Ave) note: this is next door to the Cecil Steakhouse take the B, C, 2, or 3 subway to 116th St Sunday, April 28 12:00 pm optional drinks at the Cecil Steakhouse 12:30 pm brunch next door at Minton’s Playhouse
$64 prix fixe includes 3 course brunch 1 mimosa with brunch coffee/tea, tax & tip $74 if payment is received after Fri, Apr 26 +$10 supplement for non-members and guestsSo… in between the time that I booked the brunch at the Cecil Steakhouse and now, they decided to change the music there to a DJ playing pop/dance music, and move the jazz brunch to their sister restaurant, Minton’s Playhouse, which is next door, and where we will have brunch. We will start with drinks at 12 noon at the Cecil Steakhouse, and move to Minton’s Playhouse at 12:30 for brunch. Founded in 1938 by the saxophonist Henry Minton, Minton’s Playhouse is arguably America’s greatest cultural contribution to the world of jazz. Over the next decade Minton’s Playhouse became the setting for a revolution in jazz: it is where Bebop was born, where the foundations of modern jazz were established, and is now one of the most important shrines of jazz music. Minton’s shares a kitchen with the famed Cecil Steakhouse, where The Single Gourmet has had brunch before. Zagat rated 4.4, they write “A happening place with an outstanding, inventive menu, this Harlem hit puts together foodie-approved Afro-Asian-American dishes highlighting flavor combinations that are hard to find elsewhere; it’s great for groups and also has an exceptionally good weekend brunch.” James Beard-nominated chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson opened Cecil Steakhouse in 2013 with Richard Parsons and Alexander Smalls. This Culinary Institute grad worked in New York’s most esteemed kitchens including Centro Vinoteca, Jane, and Tribeca Grill and then took off for Ghana to explore the country’s exotic markets. Cecil Steakhouse is a chic brasserie with leather banquettes and the food on the menu will turn your head. MENU: First course (choice of):
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