Injera In Harlem: Black Atlas Spotlights Zoma

Above: Nelson George shares Ethiopian food with Tigist Selam
at Zoma in Harlem as part of a travel piece for BlackAtlas.com.

Tadias Magazine
By Tadias Staff

Published: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New York (Tadias) – In a video posted on BlackAtlas.com, the website’s travel expert-at-large Nelson George visits Harlem, highlighting the historic neighborhood’s evolving culture. Near the end of the segment, the filmmaker stops by Zoma restaurant, located on 113th & Frederick Douglas Boulevard, for a taste of Ethiopian food. He was accompanied by his friend actress Tigist Selam, host of Tadias TV.

“Growing up mainly in Germany, I always romanticized Harlem for it’s political and cultural significance, and when I moved to New York from London in 2005, I already knew that I wanted to live in Harlem,” says Tigist. “What I didn’t know about was the existing and rapidly growing Ethiopian community in Harlem.”

She says: “These days, I am happy to claim Harlem as my home. Thank you for allowing me to share my favorite dish with Nelson George and Black Atlas!”

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3 Responses to “Injera In Harlem: Black Atlas Spotlights Zoma”


  1. 1 Yoni Oct 14th, 2010 at 8:24 am

    Did I hear Schomburg is closing? I hope not, that will be a huge loss for Harlem.

  2. 2 Karl Oct 14th, 2010 at 8:26 am

    great view of cultural life in Harlem

    Greetings from Germany

    Karl

  3. 3 Joshua - St. Nick's Pub, Harlem Oct 14th, 2010 at 9:00 am

    For people with good sense of history and appreciation of the arts, Harlem is an extraordinary place. Thanks for sharing Nelson!! I have eaten at Zoma on many occasions…Delicious!!!

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