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Red Rooster Honored with MHCC Hospitality Award

By Jeannette Park | February 6, 2013

Restaurateur of the Year award with Glenn Coleman, Crains New York Business (l), Andrew Chapman and Marcus Samuelsson of  Red Rooster, Joseph F. Kirk, Wells Fargo (r) during the MCC 2012 Awards Breakfast.

In front of a crowd of 250 NYC executives and business owners, Red Rooster Harlem was honored with the 2012 Restaurant and Hospitality Award from the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. The annual breakfast, given every year in honor of those who have built outstanding businesses and contributed to the economy and community, was originally scheduled for October of last year but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. The devastation that the city and our outer boroughs faced served as a reminder of how important it is for NYC businesses to rally together and help each other in times of need.

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Food and People: Corsica

By Andrew Chapman | January 27, 2011


Photo: Andrew Chapman

In Corsica, France, every bit of color pops against the centuries-old stone buildings, streets, and walls: the vibrant green of a bush, a brightly painted door, pungent dried onions. This small island is in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea between France and Italy, and has a mixed cultural heritage from both of its neighbors. French, Italian, and a Romance language, Corsican, are spoken there today. There has always been a strong emphasis on preserving things that are uniquely Corsican, especially when it comes to food.

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Food and People: Ethiopia! My Trip Home

By Marcus Samuelsson | September 30, 2010


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This week’s Food and People edition is from my trip to Ethiopia. I always enjoy going back. I often think of Abrogodana, the village where I’m from. Everyday, young girls throughout the village wake up as early as 3am to walk the 1 1/2  to 2 hours it takes to get fresh water. They carry back 2 buckets of water which is intended to be a full day’s supply for a family of 8-12 people. 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