Food Focus: Arepas

By Dylan Rogers | September 2, 2011

Photo: avlxyz

Photo: avlxyz

By: Dylan Rodgers

Imagine with me, if you will, the softest, most delectable corn tortilla sitting in front of you.  Resembling a flattened English muffin, this tortilla is moist with butter.  You can feel the heat coming from the arepa.  Its hot scent caresses your nostrils turning your mouth into a faucet as you eagerly snatch it up from the plate.  With the first bite, you realize that this is not a tortilla-English muffin hybrid.  No, it’s a heavenly gusher stuffed with shredded chicken, smushed avocado, and red onion in perfect combination to make any foodist feel true love (at least to the extent that a human can love a food). Read More


Who Is Juan Valdez?

By mahir | May 4, 2011

Coffee By Elizabetta Tekeste

That was the first question I had when I wanted to learn more about Colombian coffee. After all, the trademark logo of the handsome man, his mule Conchita and the Colombian mountains is recognized by tens of millions of 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


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Marcus’ Bermuda
Eatery Social Taqueria
Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
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American Table Brasserie and Bar
Marc Burger