Amanda Hesser

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Marcus & Amanda in Conversation

By Ashley Bode | August 10, 2012

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The Rare Books Room downtown at The Strand Bookstore, served as the perfect backdrop to discuss Yes, Chef—the room was nothing short of magical, with a library rich in content, an audience feasting on the words of Marcus and his hostess and a thick summer air that settled over the space causing us all to lean in a little closer. Sitting in front of stacks that included first editions written and signed by Stephen King and volumes of The New Yorker, Marcus spoke candidly about the stories that fill the pages of his memoir and reminded the audience that his world truly is an inspiring one. Read More


Amanda Hesser’s Recipe Redux Column

By mahir | March 1, 2011

Lindsay's Chocolate Whiskey Cake is based on Elaine Sharpe's recipe

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Amanda Hesser wrote the Recipe Redux column for five years, during the research for her recent cookbook The New York Times Essential Cookbook.  The concept of the column was simple yet produced exciting and sometimes shocking results. Read More


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About The Team

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