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My Favorite Mash-Ups

By Marcus Samuelsson | August 19, 2014



I love twists on classic cuisine. My style of cooking blends culture, contrasts flavors, and plays with new styles of eating. It’s always been my methodology. That’s why I’m so excited for the second episode of my new show, The Feed. The episode, “Mashed Up Dishes & Food Design Wishes,” has Max Silvestri, Gail Simmons, and me crafting daring new food combinations. In preparation for the airing of the episode, I’ve compiled a few of my best food mash-up recipes below. Give them a try for something different, and make sure to tune into The Feed on Thursday, August 21, at 10 PM Eastern Time.

Korean Wonton Tacos with Napa Slaw

Swede Doggy Dog with Shrimp Salad 

Chai Toddy

Corn Pancakes with Chili-Covered Gravlax


The Feed Premieres this Thursday, August 21st at 10PM EST on FYI Network

By Marcus Samuelsson | August 18, 2014

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I am so excited to announce that my new show, The Feed will begin airing on Thursday, August 21st with back-to-back episodes at 10PM EST on FYI. Together with Top Chef‘s Gail Simmons and comedian Max Silvestri, I’ll be navigating NYC’s latest food trends in this one of a kind culinary adventure. Part talk show, part challenge,The Feed aims to open up viewers to unique culinary experiences and try something different.

In episode 1, “Ghostly Meals & Food with Wheels,” we attempt to solve the mystery of phantom cuisine and shake up the norms of food to go. Episode 2, “Mashed Up Dishes & Food Design Wishes,” has Max, Gail, and I designing daring new food combinations and gadgets.

Tune in this Thursday, August 21 at 10 pm Eastern Time to check out the series premiere of The Feed. Click here for more information and airdates, and enjoy the preview clip below!


Public Seeks Food That is Simple and Practical

By admin | October 13, 2011

Photo: Robb and Jessie Stankey

Photo: Robb and Jessie Stankey

By: Michele Wolfson

There is a shift in what kind of food people are looking to read about. A writer for the Sydney Morning Herald voted Noma of Copenhagen the world’s best restaurant and it seems to be receiving some backlash because the desire to consume fancy cuisine is fading away. In these times it can come off as ostentatious to dine at stuffy places. No matter where people stand on how they feel about luxurious dining, there is a growing trend towards comfort food among all demographics. Because food elicits a visceral response, many believe it a luxury to dine out even at affordable eateries that are providing comfort food at affordable prices. The current move back to simple foods and less expensive restaurants is because of rising food prices has led patrons to choose eateries that provide cheaper, more filling foods. Read More


2011 Food Trends

By mahir | December 14, 2010’s blog published a list of their top ten food trends predictions for 2011.  They were definitely right about the increasing popularity of butchers and the fervor for all things homemade, including beer and potlucks.  Their predictions this year are not set up as an “In vs. Out” dichotomy, but instead they list ten areas to benefit from more exposure. Read More


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