Vietnamese Pho

By mahir | February 7, 2011

Vietnamese Pho

The Without Borders Chefs are now making Vietnamese Pho in Hanoi.  Check out their culinary adventure here. Read More


The Rooster’s Punch

By mahir | February 3, 2011

Leeza & Moses

By Elizabetta Tekeste

Happy Drink Day! I’ve been working on a special drink with mastermind mixologist Julio Torres for the last couple of weeks. It is the first in a series of new drinks that will be introduced at the Rooster over the coming weeks.

The Rooster’s Punch is our take on sangria, a traditional Spanish and Portuguese wine beverage. It’s bright, fruit forward and delicious!

Watch bartender Moses LaBoy make it at the Rooster: Read More


Learning Secret Recipes

By mahir | January 31, 2011

Chefs Without Borders

How can you get into the kitchen of people who don’t speak the same language as you and and learn their secret recipes? Check out the video of Chefs Without Borders. Read More


Chefs Without Borders: Tarantulas

By mahir | January 24, 2011

The chefs from Without Borders are trying a new Cambodian delicacy in this video: tarantulas!  They try snakes, bugs, and spiders in this video.  You’ll be awed and entertained by their adventurous culinary spirit. Read More


Chefs Without Borders: Laos

By mahir | January 21, 2011

If you’re a coconut lover, then this video from the crew at Without Borders might come as a bit of a surprise.  Little kids are grating the coconuts, using a metal hook-like device.  They hand grate the coconuts, and sell the grated flesh to local restaurants.  Check out their hard work in Laos here. Read More


How Should a Good Espresso Taste?

By mahir | January 19, 2011

Introducing Drink Day Wednesday, Video Edition, with Elizabetta Tekeste! Watch my first video now to see what it’s all about, then post your question in the box below the video. Tune in next week to watch my reply. Let’s start a conversation! Read More


Chefs Without Borders: Red Chicken Curry

By mahir | January 17, 2011

Today we find the intrepid Chefs Without Borders in Cambodia, learning to make Red Chicken Curry. Though often learning to cook in the street stalls and markets around Asia, in this video the guys are in a traditional restaurant, enjoying Khmer delicacies and learning in a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Enjoy! 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


Streetbird Rotisserie
Marcus’ Bermuda
Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
Kitchen and Table
American Table Brasserie and Bar
Marc Burger