8 Best Winter Foods

By admin | December 12, 2011

Photo: Carol Moshier

Photo: Carol Moshier

By: Michele Wolfson

It’s basically winter season with these 40-degree days and even colder evenings that seem to start before 5 pm. The chill in the air makes it all the more tempting to take on a pleasantly plump physique in hopes that it will keep us warmer during these brutally cold months. Truthfully, this notion only makes it a more difficult and sweatier experience to walk up the subway stairs and makes holiday picture gazing in the spring a painful one. So much for pleasantly plump! The moral of this lesson? Don’t forget to stop by the produce aisle this winter and purchase fruits and veggies!

The cold months are the perfect time to branch out to bolder fruits and vegetables and some of the best hit their peak just in time to snap your taste buds out of their winter funk. Here is a list of 4 fruits and 4 vegetables that you must eat this winter.   Read More


The 5 Best Seasonal Ingredients in Southern California

By mahir | May 31, 2011

Chef Greg Hozinsky

Chef Greg Hozinsky

Greg Hozinsky is a talented young chef cooking out of Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, California. As an up-and-coming chef at the hotel’s Zinc Lounge, Chef Hozinsky is praised widely for using seasonal, local ingredients in innovative tapas and small plates. Check out his previous list of  5 Tips Every Aspiring Chef Should Know. Now, as summer approaches, Chef Greg has the lowdown on the 5 best seasonal ingredients in Southern California.  And even if you’re not out West, there are some great American staples on his list that will be hitting market stands within a few weeks.  Read More


Featured Recipe

More Recipes

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. strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More


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