Tasting Wines with Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson on Vine Talk

By mahir | June 20, 2011


Check out my appearance on Stanley Tucci’s show, Vine Talk, which is airing tonight on at 8:30pm on PBS WLIW in New York. I really enjoyed getting to taste delicious wines with actors Patricia Clarkson, Warren Leight, and Michael Shannon and the show’s team of experts. We tasted wines from Bordeaux, a beautiful wine-producing region in Southwestern France, which is famous for it’s red wines.

For a sneak peak, check out this clip from the show below where I talk about coming to America.  Read More


Cooking Historic American Recipes on ABC World News Tonight

By mahir | June 14, 2011

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It was great to be on ABC World News Tonight last friday to celebrate the National Archives new exhibition about American culinary preferences, including those of U.S. Presidents. I prepared President Lyndon Johnson’s Chili and a Ham Shortcake recipe from the 1946 School Lunch Act. It was really fun tasting a bit of history and getting to share the food with Mr. Ron Claiborne and Ms. Diane Sawyer. Check out the video here.  Read More


Dinner with President Barack Obama

By mahir | April 11, 2011


President Barack Obama was at Red Rooster Harlem for a DNC fundraiser dinner last week and we were incredibly honored and thrilled to host this historic event and have him as our distinguished guest.

Check out what we served as the first entree for President Obama and his friends at Red Rooster Harlem in our video series of Dinner with President Barack Obama. Read More


Beautiful Video Created By Stocktown X South Africa

By mahir | March 16, 2011

Take a trip to South Africa in this colorful and beautiful video by my very good friend and talented directors Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft. Stocktown is an amazing project moving beyond the stereotypical stories coming out of South Africa, their documentary sets out to capture the creative energy and street vibes from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Check out their video here and become a fan of their Facebook fan page to show your support! Read More


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