Drink Day with Elizabetta Tekeste


The Coffee and Tea Festival NYC

By mahir | February 23, 2011

By Elizabetta Tekeste (Video)

This past weekend I attended the Coffee and Tea Festival NYC. If you’re a coffee and tea lover you may want to attend next year.

The event was an educational and inexpensive way to pass my Saturday afternoon.   Read More


Harlem Welcomes The Earl

By mahir | February 9, 2011

Elizabetta & Julio

By Elizabetta Tekeste

Happy Wednesday viewers! This week I have something special in store for you: The Earl of Harlem! A masterfully balanced drink- it promises to hit the mark of a great cocktail with a lil’ bit of heat, sweetness and citrus.

The FIRST cocktail at the Red Rooster made using tea from the upcoming coffee and tea line. That’s right- there is a coffee and tea line coming! Keep posted here for more information over the coming weeks!

Watch Cocktail Architect Julio Torres at work here: Read More


Coffee And I, Our Story

By mahir | January 12, 2011

Coffee Cherries

Over the last few years I have gained a renewed passion for coffee. Incidentally, a new career as well. It began when I landed in NYC just 4 years ago. Shortly after, I accepted a job at a wine bar in the West Village. It taught me almost everything I know about wine and a lil’ bit about coffee. Read More


Top 10 Coffee Spots Near Subway Stops

By mahir | December 29, 2010

9th Street

Drink Day with Elizabetta Tekeste

There are only a few days remaining in 2010 and “best of” lists of nearly everything you can imagine are in abundance. Since we’ve learned so much about coffee & tea this past year, I’ve compiled a list for “Top 10 Coffee Spots Near Subway Stops”. A request and suggestion by my boyfriend who’s fascination with coffee and tea began a few short months ago. Read More


What’s “Fresh” at Red Rooster Harlem?

By mahir | December 22, 2010

Fresh Nordaq

Drink Day with Elizabetta Tekeste

Welcome back to another Drink Day! This week I want to touch upon THE beverage of all beverages…H20!

Friday, after a lot of heart, sweat and I’m sure tears the gracious team at Red Rooster Harlem opened the doors to one of the most anticipated restaurants in 2010. 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. MarcusSamuelsson.com 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