What To Eat And Drink

What To Eat And Drink

Lassi, a Food Lover’s Best Friend

By Ashley Beck | January 23, 2013

Lassi pops. Yum.


With a tagline that’s confident (if not a little bit cheeky), it’s no wonder Monsieur Singh is making waves, but they sure have the product to. Lassi, a yogurt drink commonly consumed in India, is traditionally mixed with water and mildly salted. Sweet variations are mixed with fruit, and more medicinal versions often contain spices such as turmeric or cumin. Read More

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How To Arrange A Charcuterie Plate

By Emma Haberman | November 14, 2012

Photo: Emma Haberman

Photo: Emma Haberman

Charcuterie is the French word for prepared meat products such as pate, rillette, and sausage, as well as the butcher shop that sells them. Coming from chair (“flesh”) and cuit (“cooked”), charcuterie was originally prepared as a way to preserve meat before the invention of refrigerators. Today we use it for the delicious flavor that comes from the preservation process. Read More

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Eat like a President: Favorite Foods of our Commanders in Chief

By Emelyn Rude | November 9, 2012

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With all the hubbub and rhetoric of the election, its easy to forget that Presidents are people too. And like all powerful people, they eat. In celebration of Barack Obama’s continuation as P.O.T.U.S., we thought we’d share some Presidential favorites, those comfort foods past and present Commanders in Chief always reached for when the weight of the free world was on their shoulders. Read More

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Eat Like a President: Recipes Prepared for President Barack Obama

By Emelyn Rude | November 6, 2012

Photo: Anthony Baker

Happy election day! Over the course of the past term, Chef Samuelsson has had the tremendous opportunity to prepare important meals for President Obama and his family, such as at his first State Dinner or at a DNC fundraiser held at the Chef’s restaurant Red Rooster in Harlem. Though not for the faint of heart in the kitchen, these recipes will certainly get you in the mood for the good ‘ol democratic process. So eat like a President as we all vote to decide upon the next one. Read More

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Notes from LinkedIn: Carbo-Loading and the Marathon

By Marcus Samuelsson | November 2, 2012


Originally posted on LinkedIn where I contribute weekly stories as part of their INfluencers Program. 

Despite the devastation of the hurricane this past week and despite the backlash from some quarters of the city, the New York City marathon is set to be held as scheduled on Sunday. Even as 47,000 runners get set to pound the pavement, I’m still thinking about food. We’ve all heard of carbo-loading before the big race, but does it really work? Read More


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