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Bourbon Chai & Sweet Potato Pie

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East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 175

What you'll learn in this lecture class:

Known as the “Harlem Pie Man,” Clinton Shabazz has been living in Harlem for 40 years and baking and selling pies for 28 of them, first from a folding table on the street, then a bakery, and now even at Whole Foods. What happens when we pair Shabazz’s sweet potato pie, a Southern soul food classic, together with a newer addition to the American palate – chai? Enter Raj Makhija, owner of Roots Chai, which draws on ancestral tea recipes his family has brewed for generations.

Now, both Shabazz and Makhija operate out of a shared commercial kitchen space run by the non-profit Hot Bread Kitchen as part of a business incubator program. Together, they sit down with food writer Ariel Lauren Wilson and Caroline Mak, Program Director of Hot Bread Kitchen's Incubator, to talk about what it’s like to launch and sustain a small business here in New York City.

Afterward, we invite you to try sweet potato pie and chai (spiked with bourbon!) in an outdoor reception on the Museum’s Terrace.

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· Space is limited to 25 participants and advance registration is required
· Enrollment will close on Tuesday, October 1st at noon
· Check in with Visitors Services upon entering the museum to receive a designated tour sticker
· Meet the curator in the rotunda on the first floor under the Starlight chandelier
· Minimum enrollment must be reached or the event may be canceled by email notification on October 1st and fully refunded
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The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 by Henry Collins Brown, a Scottish-born writer with a vision for a populist approach to the city. The Museum was originally housed in Gracie Mansion, the future residence of the Mayor of New York. Hardinge Scholle succeeded Henry Brown in 1926 and...

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