Tsion Cafe’s Sugar Hill Beats Presents: Live Music

On Nov. 7th at 8:00PM, come enjoy the Sagi Kaufman trio, with their Mediterranean inspired Jazz. Enjoy with a veggie combo and a some Ethiopian Honey Wine (Sheba Tej). Sagi Kaufman leads a jazz trio that has been working with the great Billy Drewes. Mr. Drewes is best known for his saxophone playing (every Monday night) with the Village Vanguard Orchestra, with Bill Frisell and others, but in this project he demonstrates his wonderful drum and percussion playing. In addition to Mr. Drewes we have Tal Yahalom on guitar. We play my original compositions as well as ...

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  • November 3, 2015

The Benefits of Teff

Teff benefits
Teff is used to make the Ethiopian staple - Injera Teff is an Ethopian-native grain now gaining worldwide recognition for its gluten-free and nutritive properties. This grain, if unprocessed (raw), is used to enrich the nutritional value of your breakfast, breads and muffins, cakes and cookies, to make soups and stews thicker and tastier and it can be cooked as porridge as well. Teff contains many vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and amino-acids. 100 grams of teff (uncooked) contains 367 calories. It contains as much as 5 of the B complex group of ...

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Artists Chanel Cook and Vincent Jackson at Tsion Cafe

Tsion Cafe Supports the Arts (and Artists) On Mar. 11th at 7:30PM, we will host the reception for Chanel Cook and Vincent Jackson. Chanel Cook Chanel Cook is an artist singularly devoted to the texture of art. Quite literally, Chanel's works of interwoven canvases, layered medium painting style and gross juxtaposition of subjects create a depth in her finished pieces that have to be experienced personally to be fully understood. While studying studio art and art history at Drew University, Chanel experimented with various themes of presentation, from ...

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Sugar Hill Beats Open Mic Night – September 17, 2015

Sugar Hill Beats Open Mic at Tsion Cafe
EXCITING!! This Thurs. 9/17/15 is Tsion Cafe's SUGAR HILL BEATS Open Mic OPEN TO: poets, singers, musicians, writers, storytellers, spoken word artists, actors, comedians, etc. No profanity/no erotica/no x-rated material. NO COVER. 2 DRINK MIN - includes teas/coffees/beverages/wine/beer. LET'S HAVE FUN!!

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Brunch To Support Girls Education In Ghana

Brunch @ Tsion Cafe
"The only way to be is thankful. I'm thankful for opportunities opened up to me since returning to Ghana to work on behalf of the girls education initiative of Ghana, GEIG. Mine and my teams in Ghana and New York's commitment to advance education for ALL girls in Ghana is how I became the 2015 Vlisco brand ambassador in Ghana. I hope you'll all join me and the U.S. GEIG team for food, drinks, and music on Sunday as we support the girls to go back to school. Special thanks to Tsion Cafe & Bakery for accommodating us and Vlisco for sponsoring with items." Elizabeth ...

Tsion Cafe @ The Guardian

Tsion Cafe @ The Guardian
Source: The Guardian "Tsion is a cozy Ethiopian restaurant in upper Harlem. If you want a warm greeting, Ethiopian tibs, an organic chai, or a pure strong ginger tea that will clear your sinuses after a few sips, this is the place for you. On the right evening, you may enjoy a poetry slam or an independent film screening. Unless you must have a side of honey, feel free to let your taste buds dance without being chaperoned by sugar, since Tsion’s chai brew is natural with no sugar added."

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