Chef Marcus Samuelsson: Making It Uptown

Chef Marcus Samuelsson (Photo by Matt Dutile)

The enlivening term “Harlem Renaissance” is often used to describe the upside of the uptown neighborhood’s many boom-and-bust cycles—with shifts to economic prosperity ushering in myriad cultural movements.

Harlem is lively, loud and always animated—and the restaurants move to that same rhythm. One of the village’s famed eateries, Red Rooster, was conceived by internationally renowned chef and Harlem transplant Marcus Samuelsson. Ethiopian-born and Swedish-raised, Samuelsson embodies the very spirit of his chosen home and his restaurant reflects the deeply diverse cultural mixture.

Read the full interview with Chef Marcus Samuelsson and review of Red Rooster at Boulevard:

Making It Uptown

Steve Mosco
Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson (Photo by Matt Dutile)
The enlivening term “Harlem Renaissance” is often used to describe the upside of the uptown neighborhood’s many boom-and-bust cycles—with shifts to economic prosperity ushering in myriad cultural movements. Harlem is lively, loud and always animated—and the restaurants move to that same rhythm. One of the village’s famed eateries, Red Rooster, was conceived by internationally renowned chef and Harlem transplant Marcus Samuelsson. Ethiopian-born and Swedish-raised, Samuelsson embodies the very spirit of his chosen home and his restaurant reflects the deeply diverse cultural mixture.

Read the full interview with Chef Marcus Samuelsson and review of Red Rooster at Boulevard:

http://boulevardthemagazine.com/making-it-uptown/
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