Marcus Samuelsson: Easy Sausage and Chicken Gumbo Recipe

marcus samuelsson1By Marcus Samuelsson

In honor of Mardi Gras today, we’re featuring one of New Orleans’ signature dishes- gumbo! This spicy and hearty stew originated in southern Louisiana as early as the 1700’s. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Can’t Stop Thinking About Roast Chicken

Marcus Samuelsson doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who has a lot of free time: He’s the owner of Red Rooster and Ginny’s Supper Club, of course, but he’s also working on a new Harlem restaurant (Streetbird, opening this spring), appearing regularly on television shows like Chopped, The Feed, and The Taste, and heading up the first-ever Harlem EatUp! festival, which starts on May 14. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Some Of The Best Bars In Harlem

HarlemPublic_V1_460x285New bars steadily popping up under the radar. The newest and some of the oldest spots take into account the Harlem’s changing demographic while nodding to its rich history. Continue Reading →

Cam’ron, JuJu And A$AP Mob Rep Harlem In GQ

harlem shcuffle in gq magazineHarlem takes center stage in GQ’s latest issue. In “Harlem Reshuffled” the magazine sheds light on some of the borough’s shining stars in hip-hop and pop culture including A$AP Mob and Cam’ron. Continue Reading →

Easy Ideas for Gourmet Harlem Grilled Cheese

6-16-grilled-cheeseBy Marcus Samuelsson

The grilled cheese sandwich is a staple of American cuisine. The combination of melted cheese and toasted bread is a favorite of children and adults alike and has become one of the most beloved meal items around the block and around the world. Continue Reading →

Ginny’s Salon Series: After Midnight Moderated By Marcus Samuelsson

"After Midnight" Day Light Savings Time ReminderThe event will feature a panel discussion with Tony-nominated Director and Choreographer Warren Carlyle; Best Featured Actress nominee Adriane Lenox; and Best Costume Designer nominee Isabel Toledo of the 7-time Tony nominated Broadway musical, After Midnight.  Continue Reading →

Red Rooster Hosts Benefit for Victims Of The Harlem Explosion

marcus and harlem collapse.png.CROP.rtstoryvar-largeAs you may or may not know residents and business owners in East Harlem neighborhood are still struggling to recovering from the gas explosion that left eight people dead and flattened two 5-story apartment buildings more then two weeks ago. Continue Reading →