Leftover Lunch: Fourth of July Edition

By Alexandra Fleischman | July 8, 2013

barbecue, leftovers, fourth of july, chicken
barbecue, fourth of july

Everything’s better between two slices of bread, including grilled meat and coleslaw. (Photo: Calgary Reviews)

If you celebrated the fourth of July this past weekend, you probably had a cook-out, and if you had a cook-out, you probably have some leftovers.  And if you have delicious leftovers, you probably don’t want to let them go to waste. If you’re stumped, try out some of these ideas, or get inspired to come up with something new. Read More


Marcus Pop Food: Food in Ft. Worth, Texas

By admin | June 30, 2011

With Chef Tim Love and team in Texas

With Chef Tim Love's Team in Texas

Learning more about regional differences in American food is one of my favorite reasons to travel. In the South I have been to Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and getting to taste the regional variations in barbecue has been a great experience. I’m slowly getting this understanding of barbecue, this special cuisine, which isn’t common for a lot of chefs in the North. Read More


Master the Grill with These Outside-The-Box Techniques

By admin | June 29, 2011

Photo: AleGranholm on flickr

Photo: AleGranholm on flickr

Today’s New York Times Dining section had two great articles about grilling. One was all about campfire cooking which we covered last week, and the other was about fire. More specifically, author Steve Raichlen-who literally wrote the book on grilling-took an in-depth look at how a few chefs around the world have been doing some really interesting things to take grilling to the next level. Read More


Pictures from the Saveur BBQ

By admin | June 28, 2011

Red Rooster's Blackened Catfish

With Chef Marco Canora, Saveur's Merri Lee Kingsley, Chef Marc Murphy, and Chef Dan Kluger

I had a great time at yesterday’s Saveur Magazine’s summer barbecue.  The event was on a boat docked on the Hudson River.  We were really lucky to have great weather and of course, great food.  It was awesome to get together with Saveur and their guests to celebrate their fantastic barbecue issue, which I really love. Read More


Campfire Cooking: Delicious Eating in the Great Outdoors

By mahir | June 16, 2011

You'll never forget a meal cooked over an open campfire flame!

You’ll never forget a meal cooked over an open campfire flame!

Sleeping under the stars, hiking underneath a canopy of trees, and cooking over an open flame. If those activities tug at your heartstrings, then perhaps you should plan a summer camping trip. Of course, travelling, whether it’s on a road trip or into the wilderness, requires food that lives up to the scenery. For maximum enjoyment, a modicum of advance planning is necessary to enjoy a satisfying meal around the campfire. Check out our guide to food and equipment for a camping trip to remember. Read More


Five Great Cooking Classes to Take this Summer

By admin | June 14, 2011


No matter if you’re a professional chef or have just ventured into the kitchen for the first time, there’s always something to learn about cooking. While it can be fun to learn from a cookbook or food website, it’s rewarding and inspiring to learn from a pro. For beginners there are basic classes, and for intrepid meat-lovers there are butchery-intensive specials. Summer‘s a great time to expand your culinary knowledge, whether it’s taking Dad along for Father’s day or just improving your cakes for the heck of it. Check out these five great cooking classes to take this summer. 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