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The Cecil, a Harlem Restaurant From Richard Parsons

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[All photos by Daniel Krieger]

Richard Parsons, the former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, is gearing up to open two new projects in Harlem this fall: The Cecil and Minton's. Here's a look at the former, a bar and restaurant that is slated to open later this month on 118th Street. The team from the restaurant is pitching this as an "Afro-Asian-American brasserie." Alexander Smalls, who was formerly the chef and owner of Cafe Beulah, is running the kitchen at The Cecil. The chef's menu includes things like a summer roll made with house-cured salmon, a collard greens salad with spiced cashews, and ahi tuna with bok choy and Chinese sausage.

Minton's, which sits next door to The Cecil, will open later this fall as a supper club with nightly jazz performances. For decades, this space was home to Minton's Playhouse, a club that hosted numerous jazz greats over the years. Alexander Smalls is also the chef at this new project. The Cecil will open to the public on September 23. Take a look around:

[All photos by Daniel Krieger]

The Cecil
210 West 118th Street, Harlem

The Cecil

210 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10026 212 866 1262

The Cecil

210 West 118th St., New York, NY

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