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How to Cook a Steak

By Christopher Stewart | May 16, 2013

Everyone loves comfort food and also classic comfort foods. When you think of something that makes you happy, a warm smile should come over your face. And typically for me, a perfectly cooked steak brings on a smile. Whether your preferred cooking method is searing, broiling or grilling, a perfectly cooked steak is always the centerpiece of Read More

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Ambessa Tea Stories: How to Tipsy Your Tea

By Ashley Beck | April 25, 2013

From facial remedies to cooking, tea has become an integral part of adding value to a product. Whether it be for health, fragrance, or flavor, and cocktails are no exception. All across the U.S. restaurants, bars and their mixologists are finding tea as a way of expanding their drink making capabilities. Stella Rossa Pizza Bar Read More

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Ambessa Tea Stories: Tis the Season To Cold Brew

By Ashley Beck | April 18, 2013

If your go-to drink is a refreshing ice tea, a cold-brew tea is for you. And if it’s not, a cold-brew might just change that. Cold brewing tea is typically an 8-10 hour process that slowly and delicately extracts the flavor of the tea leaving you with a light, less tannic finish. Because cold water Read More

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Ambessa Tea Stories: 8 Ways to Pair Tea With Your Meal

By Ashley Beck | April 16, 2013

Just like wine, tea is a great way to accentuate the flavors in a meal. Also like wine, certain teas pair best with certain foods depending on the aroma, texture and taste of the tea. The aroma, for example, can range from floral to fruity to vegetal, from earthy to toasty to spicy, and just like Read More

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Daily Special: Uptown Steak Frites

By Christopher Stewart | March 19, 2013

Brunch is the new norm. It’s here to stay and as popular as ever right now. Brunch is a time for socializing, laughter and of course great food. With all the amazing brunch options these days its always good to be amongst the classics of mimosa’s, bloody mary’s and menu staples. No one is going Read More

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Ambessa Tea Stories: How to Drink Tea the Irish Way

By Ashley Beck | March 14, 2013

There is a certain hospitality associated with tea. I experienced this kindness on my trip to England; you won’t go to visit anyone without being offered a cup of tea or the host putting the kettle on within moments of entering their home. This tradition is quite true in Ireland as well, and although there Read More

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Health & Wellness

Ambessa Tea Stories: Tea For Your Face

By Ashley Beck | February 28, 2013

Sounds a bit weird right? But if you think about it not so much. The benefits we get from tea on the inside can also be benefited from on the outside. And to go further, because our bodies absorb whatever we apply to our skin, it’s best to use products that are made from ingredients Read More

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The EYE: Norm Kettle Teapot

By Christopher Stewart | February 26, 2013

Coffee is getting some hot competition and tea drinkers are rejoicing. Tea, is now the thing to sip and with 1.42 million people consuming tea every morning, why not sip your tea in the most stylish tea pot? The Menu A/S Norm Kettle teapot has Asian tendencies with modern Scandinavian architecture and influence to highlight the Read More

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Baking & DessertSweet

Ambessa Tea Stories: Earl of Harlem Truffles Recipe

By Ashley Beck | December 7, 2012

Fashioned after truffles found in the soil of the Perigord region in France, these cocoa dusted treasures, although vastly different in flavor, are just as prized by many around the world. There are 3 main types of this international favorite: Swiss, European, and American, which differ in ingredients and technique. Here we are using a 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. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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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