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By Alexandra Fleischman | June 10, 2013

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asparagus, news, blood pressure

Photo: Calliope

Family and cooking go hand in hand, and family recipes can stay with us our whole lives. But, most of us can’t claim our family invented the reuben.

What would the world do without cheese, corn flakes, popsicles, and chocolate chip cookies?

We love strawberries and their incredible versatility, especially when they’re in season.  Bon Appétit delineates the many varieties.

New research might make asparagus the new superfood. According to NPR’s The Salt, a compound in asparagus lowered blood pressure in rats. Time to change your dinner plans? Read More

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From HuffPo: Chickpeas, the Other White Bean

By Marcus Samuelsson | December 18, 2012

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Photo: Laura Ratliff and Ryan Smith

For those of you who read MarcusSamuelsson.com or follow me on Facebook and Twitter, you know that I post a Meatless Monday recipe at the beginning of every week. But what you may not know is that Meatless Monday isn’t just a clever hashtag — it’s a nonprofit initiative of The Monday Campaigns, in association with the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read More

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On the Road: “Yes, Chef” in San Francisco

By Marcussamuelsson.com | July 17, 2012

Marcus in Kitchen at Camino

Marcus in the open fire kitchen at Camino with Russ Moore (background)

With a stop at Google headquarters, the Gavin Newsom show and a guest chef dinner at Camino in Oakland (and that was just the first day), a look at Marcus’s sprint through the Bay, as told to FoodRepublic.com

For more pictures of Marcus and behind-the-scenes of the Yes, Chef tour, follow YesChefMemoir on Instagram or click here for his Travelogues from LA. Read More

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Arturo O’Farrill’s Cuban Takeover at Ginny’s

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | June 18, 2012

Photo: David Navas

Photo: David Navas

Arturo O’Farrill and his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra takes over Ginny’s on Tuesday, June 19th, and Food Republic writer (and Cubaphile) Judy Cantor-Navas took some time to meet the man whose talent stretches far beyond music. The son of legendary composer and bandleader Chico O’Farrill, Arturo grew up dining with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Jon Hendricks in his home. Before heading up to Ginny’s to hear him premiere his newest suite, The Offense of the Drum, read what this Grammy award-winning musician has to say about making a mess in the kitchen. Click here to read the story on Food Republic.

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Tim Love Talks BBQ With Me and Food Republic

By Marcus Samuelsson | May 24, 2012

Photo: Jo Ann Santangelo

Photo: Jo Ann Santangelo

I can’t begin to describe how much of a good time I had at this year’s inaugural Austin Food & Wine Festival. The awesome food, music, and Texas characters were great to be a part of. One of my favorite aspects was also seeing Food Republic there in their W Austin test kitchen and interview lounge.  They caught up with some of my good friends, like Andrew Zimmern and Tim Love.

I even sat down with Tim for an extended talk about BBQ, food cultures, and traditions in our restaurants. Check out the video of our interview below and for more Austin Food & Wine Festival coverage, check out Food Republic here. Read More

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Food Republic’s Taste of London at Ginny’s Supper Club

By admin | April 4, 2012

Last night, Ginny’s Supper Club was happy to host Food Republic and Beefeater 24 as they celebrated their Getting Pissed in London Week. Beefeater 24 provided the cocktails while we served up some British-inspired food like Bangers and Mash, Fish and Chips, and Oxtail Marmalade.

This week, Food Republic is featuring stories dedicated to getting pissed in London-as in, a tribute to drinking (and eating) really well within the city limits, in the secret underground cocktail lairs and the suave, globetrotter-packed hotel bars and the historical neighborhood pubs. Read More

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Today on Food Republic

By admin | January 12, 2012

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Have you caught up on your Food Republic news lately? Well if you haven’t, here are some reason highlights. This week, Food Republic has a guest editor, chef and food activist Michel Nischan. He’s curated a slew of food political articles and highlights to keep you aware of what you need to know about organics, localism, sustainability, and more. Read More

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Chef Michel Nischan Talks Food Politics with Food Republic

By admin | January 11, 2012

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This week Food Republic has a guest editor and it is none other than renowned chef and food activist Michel Nischan of Dressing Room in Westport, Connecticut. As co-founder, CEO and President of Wholesome Wave Foundation, which helps improve the accessibility and affordability of healthful, locally grown fruits and vegetables in food deserts, Michel was the perfect fit for guest editor of Food Republic’s Food Political section.

While many chefs are recently jumping on the local and green bandwagon, Nischan has been known for leading this movement ages ago. As Food Republic Editorial Director explains through an interview with Michel, his first exposure to healthy fresh food was through his mother’s kitchen Read More

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Celeb Chefs’ Kitchen 101 Twitter Chat Recap

By admin | December 21, 2011

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Thank you to all of those that joined us for our Celeb Chefs’ Kitchen 101 Twitter Chat! We had a great Twitter chat with celebrity chefs and food experts Bryan Voltaggio, Daniel Boulud, Michael Chiarello, Hillary Mickell from Foodily, Veronica Chan from Gojee, and Amanda Hesser from Food52. Followers were able to ask us any kitchen or culinary question that came to mind. The Macy’s sponsored Twitter chat was a great success and the ten followers with the best questions were entered to win a free cookbook.

Food Republic did an awesome job of assembling an all-star cast and the questions from followers were certainly engaging! Followers asked everything from cooking pork shanks to the chef’s favorite ingredient that they can’t live without. Here’s a short recap of some questions that followers were able to personally ask some of their favorite celebrity chefs and their responses. Read More

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Celeb Chefs’ Kitchen 101 Twitter Chat

By admin | December 20, 2011

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On Wednesday, December 21, Food Republic and Macy’s bring you Kitchen 101, a Twitter chat with some of our favorite chefs and food personalities. Want to ask Daniel Boulud how to make a gourmet hamburger? Or ask Food Republic co-founder Marcus Samuelsson what seasonings best spruce up a dish? Or ask any kitchen question that can be answered in 140 characters or less, by some serious kitchen experts?

Food Republic has assembled an all-star cast to provide informed answers to your every kitchen-based question, with chefs and food media personalities Read More

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