My Bubba Gump

By mahir | April 4, 2011

Foodie And The Man By Carla Thomas

I have a problem: I am a lover of good food whose lover has the palate of child. How can I, an enthusiast of foie gras, truffle oil, sushi, and escargot, live with a man who orders chicken at every restaurant? Read More


Have Anise Day

By mahir | February 4, 2011

By Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi

The French drank 300,000 liters of absinthe, the anise-flavored liqueur, in 1874. By 1910, they were chugging 36 million liters of The Green Fairy (as the drink was called) every year. The painter Van Gogh and the poet Rimbaud were among absinthe’s loyal fans. Read More


Steaming Bowl Of Sookk’s Sidewalk Noodles

By mahir | February 4, 2011

Weekly Dish Recommendation By Jason Bell

When wintery weather is a drag, I like to cheer myself up with a steaming bowl of Sookk’s sidewalk noodles. Instead of ordering it in either a Thai cinnamon or house special brown sauce, ask for Read More


UNICEF: Life Line

By mahir | January 13, 2011

®Yadesa Bojia

By Yadesa Bojia

Through the work that Marcus is doing with UNICEF, children all over the world are gaining unprecedented access to clean drinking water.  Living in a country like the USA, where we are blessed with access to most of life’s major necessities, we tend to forget about a lack of simple necessities like water, shelter and food. The lack of those necessities keep a lot of parents sleepless around the world, send little children to the  grave too early, and cause unnecessary conflict which makes life too unbearable to the weak and defenseless among them. Read More


Old Monk Rum

By mahir | December 31, 2010

By Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi

The third-largest selling rum in the world has never been advertised. Its biggest advertisers are its fans who each have opinions as potent as the alcohol content in the squat, textured bottle.

Old-time drinkers will insist it has notes of vanilla and chocolate. They will be shot down by others who find toffee, nutmeg and pepper. I have seen online reviews that gush about its flavors of maple, brown butter, oak, dried herbs and leather. The only thing everyone seems to agree on, really, is that it is delicious. Read More


Spiced Spirits

By mahir | December 24, 2010

By Roshni Bajaj

Consider the Bloody Mary. Savory, spicy, hearty, hair-of-the dog. Then, forget about it. Move beyond mulled wine and hot buttered rum. How about getting some warmth this winter with cumin-infused vodka, tamarind with tequila, or gingered gin? Read More


Vegetarian Christmas Dishes from Around the World

By mahir | December 13, 2010


Meatless Monday with Katie Cizewski

When it comes to the Christmas meal, there are two camps: tradition-lovers and those like me to whom the Christmas meal looks a little stale.  If you’re thinking of starting a new tradition this year for your Christmas meal and don’t know how to finesse the yuletide feast into an impressive, family-convincing meal, I have compiled a vegetarian menu full of traditional Christmas dishes from around the world to help you. Read More


Alison’s Holiday Gift Guide

By mahir | December 10, 2010

Last week, I came up with a list of beneficial kitchen appliances to tease your senses with flashing lights and mechanical sounds. This time I am going to recommend a bunch of innovative utensils that might lack all of those fancy bells and whistles, but are just as efficient. Some of these inventions are tools that you never even knew existed, while others are enhanced versions of the originals. Either way, the recipient of these useful gifts will be eager to start cooking with them. 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