Part of Manhattan's culinary world has rooted itself in one of the most cutting edge neighborhoods in NYC—Harlem.The 5 and Diamond Restaurant is located on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which has been referred to as the new "Restaurant Row" by the New York Times. Lia Sanfilippo and Selene Martinez opened The 5 and Diamond Restaurant in 2010. The 5 and Diamond Restaurant offers refined contemporary American fare and genuine Harlem hospitality. Chef David Martinez prepares food with passion — combining fresh seasonal ingredients and bold flavors with a refined presentation. He is committed to local, organic produce and is inspired by his culinary experience here and in Europe.The 5 and Diamond Restaurant is upscale casual with large windows, sexy lighting, vibrant floral arrangements and soft jazzy music in the background. It is an easy place to drop in at any time. Dine alone at the intimate bar, or enjoy a drink or meal while watching your favorite sports event. Come with friends and family to celebrate, or have a romantic dinner for two. Just remember to leave enough room for the decadent desserts, all made in-house.