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On the Road: “Yes, Chef” in Seattle

By Marcussamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

Tom Douglas, Marcus, Matt Anderson, Catering Chef at Palace Ballroom

Tom Douglas, Marcus, Matt Anderson, Catering Chef at Palace Ballroom

Marcus eats the future at Nathan Myhrvold’s Cooking Lab, gets caffeinated at Starbucks and finds an hour for a nap in between events in the Pacific Northwest’s timber town. Click here for a look at his travelogue, 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 through for his Travelogues from LA and San Francisco. 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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Dinner with a Legend: Honoring Leah Chase in NOLA

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 13, 2012

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A culinary queen who is decorated with awards just as much as her restaurant is with African-American artifacts, New Orleans Chef Leah Chase will be honored on Friday July 20th at chef John Besh’s August restaurant.  It will be the setting of a demo dinner cooked in conjunction with Marcus, as Chase is showered with the love and respect she’s garnered over a span of 60 culinary years. Read More

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Yes Chef on the Radio: Musings in Santa Monica

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 12, 2012

Marcus and David

Sitting in a diner car at Bergamot Station, Marcus waxes on his time in LA, rolling through Santa Monica to see his chef buddies and competing with David Burtka for best dressed at the LA Live Talks with E!

Click here to listen to Yes Chef Radio July 11, 2012

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Head of the Table: Remembering Marion Cunningham

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 12, 2012

Cunningham believed in the power of family dinners

Cunningham believed in the power of family dinners

American culinary icon Marion Cunningham—who passed away yesterday at age 90—will be remembered for many things. For working as James Beard’s assistant. Revising the Fannie Farmer cookbook. Advocating home-cooking. Winning the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. And, of course, for making the most delicious raised waffles around. Read More

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In Conversation with Sanford Biggers and Mos Def

By Marcussamuelsson.com | October 14, 2011

Sweet Funk Introspective talk

Recently, I have been asked to participate in several thought-provoking conversations about current societal issues, including sustainability at the James Beard Foundation Food Conference and how to bring healthy eating to inner cities and food deserts, like Harlem. Occasionally however, I do get to share more about my personal journey in the culinary world as I was able to do last night at a special talk with two cultural icons of our time. I joined two good friends of mine, Harlem artist Sanford Biggers and Hip Hop luminary Mos Def (Yasiin Bey), as we spoke about social and political issues that have affected our particular careers.

The event was held at the prestigious Brooklyn Museum, where Sanford’s exhibit Sweet Funk: An Introspective is currently on display. 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. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
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American Table Brasserie and Bar
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