Rena Unger


Food As Medicine: Healing Power of Ginger + Recipes

By Rena Unger | May 3, 2011

Photographer: Rena Unger

Photo: Rena Unger

Indigenous to Asia, now common all over the globe, ginger is an impressive healing food. This powerful and medicinal root is widely known as a digestive aid. How many times have you or someone else been recommended Ginger Ale for an upset stomach? This is just one example of ginger’s prominent role as a “healer”. Read More


Love Enhancing Chocolate Blueberry Lavender Truffles Recipe

By Rena Unger | February 8, 2011

Photo: Mira Zaki

Photo: Mira Zaki


One of the first lessons we learn in life, is that food is love. As babies we enter this world completely reliant on our caregiver(s) to provide food for our survival. This typically lends to a unique bonding and nurturing experience. As we grow, many milestones are marked with food – birthdays, holidays, family nights, dates, weddings and even funerals. Hopefully along the way, we experience the unique foods that elicit a sense of euphoria, called aphrodisiacs. 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
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
Marc Burger