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Marcus Makes His Way To Bermuda

By Meaghan Dillon | March 21, 2014

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If you’ve been trudging through this never-ending polar winter like we have, then you’ll understand our dream of eating fresh, local fish with a view of sparkling blue water. At Marcus’s latest project, a pop-up restaurant in Bermuda called Samuelsson at HP, this will be a reality. Starting on June 3 and running through August 3, the pop-up will be a teaser for a larger scale, signature restaurant opening next spring, located at the historical Fairmont Hamilton Princess.

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New York Times Op-Ed by Marcus: Is Harlem ‘Good’ Now?

By Marcus Samuelsson | February 17, 2014

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“For so long Harlem had just been an idea to me, found in books and music when growing up in Sweden and then working in France. It was Langston Hughes and Miles Davis, the Apollo and the Y, and Malcolm X sitting in a dark corner of Small’s Paradise. It was the center of black culture, the center of cool, a place so remote to me in Europe that I could hardly imagine it. Now I was here, feeling it.”

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Watch the Premiere of “The Taste” on ABC

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | January 2, 2014

Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre, and Marcus Samuelsson will pick their teams. Who will get the final taste?
Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre, and Marcus Samuelsson will pick their teams. Who will get the final taste?

Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre, and Marcus Samuelsson will pick their teams. Who will get the final taste?

Tune in tonight, Thursday, January 2, as Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson prime their taste buds to choose their team on “The Taste”. Sixteen competitors will be chosen based on blind bites they will prepare for the judges. Those who make it past the judges’ discerning palates will then be put on teams of four where they will face team and individual challenges with a variety of culinary themes through several elimination rounds. Surprising guest chefs of the highest caliber will then choose the winning taste each round.

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A Great Leader Will Never Be Forgotten

By Marcus Samuelsson | December 5, 2013

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Nelson Mandela

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

NELSON MANDELA
1918-2013

While we mourn the loss of an amazing world leader, we celebrate the life of a man who lived intensely, taught fiercely, and humbly led a nation towards change and peace.

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NY Business Solutions Helps Red Rooster

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | September 29, 2013

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Rooster Shoot

Since before its opening in December 2010, Red Rooster has been working with New York City Business Solutions to source the best possible candidates for its front and back of house staff. With so much regulation surrounding the opening of a restaurant, the staff at NYC Business Solutions is there to help smooth the transition by creating work force development programs and spending a of time to get to know the individual businesses. “Red Rooster reached out and said they were looking to hire candidates who are authentic to the community,” said Mischa Byruck, Senior Enterprise Consultant for NYC Business Solutions. “This restaurant is such a pleasure to work with because of their commitment, not just for the skills they are looking for in new hires, but because they want candidates who have the potential to grow and do better.” Read More

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The Secret’s Out

By Marcus Samuelsson | September 11, 2013

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Photo: Staffan Johansson

Photo: Staffan Johansson

Yes, I’ll be the new judge on ABC’s The Taste and I couldn’t be more excited and thrilled to join Anthony, Nigella and Ludo for this battle of bites. If you’ve seen me lurking in and around restaurants and bars in LA it’s because I’m there now filming Season Two, and I’d love to know what bars, restaurants and neighborhoods I should go check out. Thanks to all for the support!

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New Dining Options Come Uptown to Harlem

By Christopher Stewart | August 6, 2013

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The memo is steadily being passed around that Harlem is now the place to be for dining. Within the hot summer months, several new restaurants are popping up all over Harlem and current restaurants are switching things up and changing not only the menu items, but also adding additional touches. With new restaurants coming uptown, you can literally eat at a different establishment every night, have a new experience and also have a great time. Whatever you are craving, whether it be Italian, African, Soul Food or a variety of beers, Harlem is continuously growing the food scene.  Check out these 5 new places to dine Uptown. Read More

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Healthy Junk Food: Could the Cause be the Cure?

By Ashley Beck | July 31, 2013

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Photo: Terry Bain

Photo: Terry Bain

David H. Freedman, writer for The Atlantic, seems to believe it is the most plausible answer. When I first laid eyes on his article,  “How Junk Food Can End Obesity” , I was intrigued if not completely skeptical and even a bit scared (Especially since I was right in the middle of reading Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food). Fast food chains and processed foods are what got us here in the first place. It’s not real food. It’s filled to the bliss point, with the Big 3 (Sugar, Salt, Fat). Why would we look to them to undo our unhealthy habits? Read More

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5 Food Additives Banned Outside the US

By Nicole Lewis | July 30, 2013

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Kid's cereals like this are chockfull of artificial color and flavor. (Photo: roboppy)

Kid’s cereals like this are chockfull of artificial color and flavor. (Photo: roboppy)

Ever stopped to read the ingredients list on a processed food item only to stumble over a few big chemically-sounding ingredients with questionable edibility? Sometimes these multi-syllabic ingredients are just the technical names for common and naturally occurring substances. Take “ascorbic acid,” for example, which is more commonly known as Vitamin C. But what about the other ingredients, the ones that sound as if they were created in a lab? Chances are stumbling over an unrecognizable ingredient on food packaging is indication that the ingredient is a food additive. Typically food additives are incorporated into processed foods to help boost flavor, maintain the shelf stability of a product, or to add color, but are some of these additives potentially more harmful than good? Read More

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