Posts Tagged ‘Marcus Samuelsson’

Shrimp and Hits? Here’s Marcus Samuelsson’s New Menu For The Reborn Howard Theatre

In this week's City Paper cover story, authors Ally Schweitzer and Michael J. West offer "a guide to not mismanaging" the historic city-owned and recently refurbished Howard Theatre. One step in the right direction: serving food and alcohol—"gobs of it." In the article, managing exec Steven Bensusan boasts, “There are other venues in the market […]

A (Free) Taste of Harlem at Eastern Market

New York chef Marcus Samuelsson, who famously hosted President Obama at a $1.5 million fundraiser inside the cook's Harlem eatery Red Rooster last spring, is rolling into the District on a national food truck tour for charity on Friday. Samuelsson will be dishing out free food but gladly accepting donations on behalf of the hunger […]

Why Do Ethiopians Eat So Much Raw Meat?

You likely know about kitfo, the finely chopped beef mixed with spiced Ethiopian butter and served with awaze or a berbere spice blend or fresh crumbled cheese. (Or perhaps all three at once.) If you're lucky — and don't look like a total Anglo wimp — the Ethiopian restaurant at which you've ordered kitfo will serve it to […]