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Where To Go

Happy Hour: Best Places for Summer Cocktails

By Ashley Beck | June 28, 2013

One of the great things about Summer in the city is the ability to utilize the little outdoor seating in the little time there is to enjoy it. Here are some spots that offer a great deal during happy hour and set the scene with their envied outdoor spaces.

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10 Recipes Using Summer Tomatoes

By Christopher Stewart | June 27, 2013

For the warmest weather, everyone reaches for something light and refreshing. I’m pretty sure no one ever thinks of reaching for tomatoes. At the height of the summer season, tomatoes, whether it be Roma, Cherry, Beefsteak, or the funky and colorful Heirloom variaties are packed with flavor, the right balance of sweetness and tartness, and Read More

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Listicles

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer

By Ashley Beck | June 25, 2013

In our youth, Summertime meant freedom. It was three-months to hang out with friends or go on family vacations without a care in the world. Time for play, sun and swim. No obligations, no bills to pay or families to support. However, as we get older, when 9 months of school changes to 12 months Read More

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Health & Wellness

Summer Foods to Beat the Heat

By Tawnya Manion | May 30, 2013

As temperatures begin to rise it’s important to consume foods and beverages that help lower your body temperature and make you feel refreshed and light. Luckily, nature provides an abundant array of seasonal fruits and vegetables that enable everyone to stay cool and revitalized all summer long. So, next time the heat robs your ambition Read More

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Health & Wellness

Safe Grilling for Summer

By Tawnya Manion | May 23, 2013

When summer finally settles in, no on wants to be stuck inside slaving over a hot stove. However, the popularity of grilling outdoors has recently suffered a backlash due to recent research revealing that foods cooked over a hot grill may become contaminated with carcinogens. This doesn’t mean you have to give up barbecue forever. Follow Read More

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Health & Wellness

Get Ready for Summer

By Tawnya Manion | May 20, 2013

With summer comes a plethora of great things; outdoor entertaining, beach parties, fireflies, a bounty of fresh produce, and great opportunities to get fit. And though you might prefer one over the other, say beach parties over exercising, neither should be ignored. Winter is officially over. So, get out there! It’s time to get moving,  Read More

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Travel

Wanderlust: Midsummer in Sweden

By Mac Malikowski | May 15, 2013

The summer solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet’s semi-axis in a given hemisphere is most inclined towards the star that it orbits…and if you haven’t brushed up on your astronomy recently, it’s also means it’s time to party. Midsummer is a celebration based on the summer solstice. In Sweden specifically, Midsummer Read More

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Scenes from a “Yes, Chef” Summer

By Marcus Samuelsson | September 5, 2012

As I settle back into my routine here in Harlem, I am still in awe of all the people I met and the experiences I had while on the road promoting, “Yes, Chef”. While I expected it to be exciting and full of adventure, I never expected it to be as exhausting and as fulfilling Read More

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Recipes

Say So Long to Summer with Skillet Corn

By Carla F. Williams | August 29, 2012

The grande dame of Southern cooking, the late Edna Lewis declared summertime to be nothing without boiled corn. Taking it one step further, summertime is nothing without corn, period. Juicy and sweet, this is the time when corn is at its peak. You don’t hear much about it, but corn rocks our bodies, too.

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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. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

Restaurants

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