About Alexander Smalls

Alexander Smalls is an iconic figure in American cooking. He is the former chef-owner of Café Beulah, the Cecil (named the best new restaurant in America by Esquire magazine in 2014), and three other NYC restaurants. He co-authored with JJ Johnson and Veronica Chambers Between Harlem and Heaven, the 2019 James Beard award winner for Best American Cookbook. Smalls is a world-renowned opera singer and the winner of a Grammy and a Tony Award. @asmalls777

A close up of two serving spoons in a bowl of corn, lima beans, chopped peppers, red onion and cherry tomatoes, dressed with parsley, mint, and dressing.

Succotash Salad

If you took all the best summer veggies, chopped ’em up and dressed them in a liltingly sweet and tangy dressing, you’d end up with this stunning salad.

A bowl mounded with potato salad with sweet pickle relish.

Potato Salad with Sweet Pickle Relish

A simple Southern classic from Alexander Smalls, this has all the potato salad ingredients as well as relish to give it that elusive balance of tangy and ever so slightly sweet.