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Tweaking an American Classic

By admin | August 10, 2011

Photo: Rachel Tayse

Photo: Rachel Tayse

BY MATT ESSERT

Everyone loves ketchup. It’s something you grow up with and use as much as possible when you’re a kid. But as some people get older, they unfortunately tend to view ketchup negatively. Thinking of it as pedestrian or too simple, a lot of foodies want something more interesting. But there are others who disagree. Read More

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6 Summer Street Snacks

By admin | August 3, 2011

Photo: Lauren Mitchell

Photo: Lauren Mitchell

BY MATT ESSERT

There maybe only be a few weeks left in the summer, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy some of the wonderful summer snacks. Whether you grab them at a street fair or just find a great vendor, here’s a small selection of six summer street snacks sure to satisfy several senses. Try to say that five times fast! Read More

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Taxing Unhealthy Foods

By admin | July 26, 2011

Photo: epSos.de

Photo: epSos.de

BY MATT ESSERT

During a bad economy, people are always looking for ways to cut costs and save money. Saving just a few dollars here and there can add up and help the consumer’s bottom line. Read More

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Italian Pantry Staples

By admin | July 21, 2011

Photo: Andrea Parrish-Geyer

Photo: Andrea Parrish-Geyer

Cooking Italian food can be surprisingly simple and very rewarding. The key is to use fresh and delicious ingredients in a simple way that showcases their natural and delicious flavors. Here are a few key pantry staples that every Italian pantry should have. Read More

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By Marcus Samuelsson

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Meet the Team

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

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Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
Kitchen and Table
American Table Brasserie and Bar
Norda
Marc Burger