Food for Thought

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By The Numbers: America’s Least Favorite Veggies

By Mac Malikowski | March 19, 2013


According to a survey produced by, America is finding a common enemy in a few misunderstood vegetables. Swiss chard, for example, who’s single cup serving offers 51% of our daily dose of Vitamin C and a comical 715% for Vitamin K, which strengthens your bones and balances your blood, is used “almost never” in 86% of American kitchens. Additionally, the ever-friendly artichoke, clocking in at just 60 calories, promotes liver health and heart function is barely made at home (“rarely eaten” in 78% of U.S. households). Read More

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By The Numbers: Corn

By Mac Malikowski | March 12, 2013


With corn season just around the CORN-er, it’s interesting to consider the United States’ role in this nearly perfect commodity.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, America is the largest producer of corn in the world and is grown on over 400,000 U.S. farms. Grown mostly in the Heartland, there is some 80 million acres of farm that is dedicated to corn in America. That’s about the size of Germany.  In 2000, the U.S. produced almost ten billion bushels of the world’s total 23 billion bushel crop. Read More

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Can Diet Alone Cut the Risk for Heart Disease?

By Kendall Kish | March 8, 2013


An interesting study reported on by the New York Times reveals solid evidence that a Mediterranean Diet can reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from heart disease. People that are considered at “high risk” for heart disease can cut their chances by 30 percent if they follow a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruit, vegetables…and even a daily glass of wine. Read More

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By The Numbers: Valentine’s Day

By Mac Malikowski | February 12, 2013

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Unless you’ve been living under a giant box of chocolate, you’re probably aware that this Thursday is Valentine’s Day (It’s something like the 1,515th time civilization will be doing this). Whether alone, with your love interest or in a very modern group setting (Valenfriend’s Day?), you will surely find yourself involved, at least in some capacity.  Read More


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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More


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Marcus’ Bermuda
Eatery Social Taqueria
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Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
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