When chef-trainee Marcus Samuelsson was looking to move on from a position in France, he wrote letters to David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey, suggesting they branch out into restaurants.
Since his restaurant Red Rooster Harlem transformed New York’s dining landscape by luring adventurous eaters uptown, Marcus Samuelsson has been using the spotlight to build a global brand.
Charlie Rose: Chef Marcus Samuelsson on his book "Yes, Chef"
New York has plenty of great soul food joints. Red Rooster, which hosted a $1.5 million fundraiser for President Barack Obama last week, isn’t one of them. Sorry.
J. Michael Evans, vice chairman at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., who oversees the firm’s business in emerging markets, last night paid $22,000 for Eric Ripert to cook in his home.
Could attending the Metropolitan Opera be made a bit more pleasant?
Broad avenues lined with attractive old buildings, many of them home to cafes, bars and restaurants. Where can I be? Oh yes, Harlem.
New York has it all when it comes to food and drink. Here are 40 restaurants and bars, from the smart and sophisticated to late-night dives.
Twist: It's almost never their own restaurants.