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On the Road: “Yes, Chef” in Seattle

By Marcussamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

Tom Douglas, Marcus, Matt Anderson, Catering Chef at Palace Ballroom

Tom Douglas, Marcus, Matt Anderson, Catering Chef at Palace Ballroom

Marcus eats the future at Nathan Myhrvold’s Cooking Lab, gets caffeinated at Starbucks and finds an hour for a nap in between events in the Pacific Northwest’s timber town. Click here for a look at his travelogue, as told to FoodRepublic.com

For more pictures of Marcus and behind-the-scenes of the Yes, Chef tour, follow YesChefMemoir on Instagram or click through for his Travelogues from LA and San Francisco. Read More

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On the Road: “Yes, Chef” in San Francisco

By Marcussamuelsson.com | July 17, 2012

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Marcus in the open fire kitchen at Camino with Russ Moore (background)

With a stop at Google headquarters, the Gavin Newsom show and a guest chef dinner at Camino in Oakland (and that was just the first day), a look at Marcus’s sprint through the Bay, as told to FoodRepublic.com

For more pictures of Marcus and behind-the-scenes of the Yes, Chef tour, follow YesChefMemoir on Instagram or click here for his Travelogues from LA. Read More

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Dinner with a Legend: Honoring Leah Chase in NOLA

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 13, 2012

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A culinary queen who is decorated with awards just as much as her restaurant is with African-American artifacts, New Orleans Chef Leah Chase will be honored on Friday July 20th at chef John Besh’s August restaurant.  It will be the setting of a demo dinner cooked in conjunction with Marcus, as Chase is showered with the love and respect she’s garnered over a span of 60 culinary years. Read More

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Yes Chef on the Radio: Musings in Santa Monica

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 12, 2012

Marcus and David

Sitting in a diner car at Bergamot Station, Marcus waxes on his time in LA, rolling through Santa Monica to see his chef buddies and competing with David Burtka for best dressed at the LA Live Talks with E!

Click here to listen to Yes Chef Radio July 11, 2012

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Bon Appetit! California Meets France at Jardiniere

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 11, 2012

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Jardiniere dining room

James Beard award winner Traci Des Jardins’ Jardinière restaurant is one of San Francisco’s finest fusion dining experiences that marries quintessential Californian and French flavors; paying homage to Chef Des Jardins’ Mexican and Louisianian-French Acadian heritage. After dabbling with the top chefs in Europe, stopping over in Manhattan and finally returning to California to follow her culinary dream, she opened Jardiniere in 1997. Read More

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Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
Kitchen and Table
American Table Brasserie and Bar
Norda
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