Marcus Samuelsson

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    May 17, 2013

    Preview for SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830: Marcus Samuelsson, Montage Eating, and Our Own Bill Esparza!

    If it's a Friday afternoon, that means it's time for the SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830 to give us a scoop on what they'll have on their Saturday morning show. Without further ado, here's producer (and kinda-co-host) Andy Harris with the details!

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    April 19, 2013

    Scott Conant Gets Judged on Chopped All-Stars All In The Name Of Charity.

    Some people know what they want to be when they grow up from a very young age and Scott Conant just happens to be one of those lucky souls. Over the years, through plenty of hard work and dedication, Conant has earned worldwide recognition and awards for being an outstanding chef, but he's not a one ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    This Week In Food: Creamistry, Free New York Times Articles, and Proper Enchiladas

    Welcome to March ladies and gentleman! Let's ease into your weekend with a little food news... This week Edwin went to Xa Sweet and Savory Café in Orange and reported that it just keeps getting better. Then he announced the opening of a new ice cream shop in Irvine called Creamistry. He shared the ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Q & A With Marcus Samuelsson

    We literally had six minutes to converse with visiting chef Marcus Samuelsson before he went downstairs to commence his cooking demonstration. Instead of discussing his memoir or line of cookware, we kept digging. Were we able to learn more about him than his Facebook, website and Twitter feed? Yes. ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    Marcus Samuelsson Cooking Demo At South Coast Plaza!

    While the commotion usually occurs at Williams-Sonoma or Bloomingdale's, Macy*s Home Store in Costa Mesa will welcome Top Chef Masters Season Two winner and Red Rooster owner Marcus Samuelsson on February 25th. We're happy it's on the side of the street that's easier to park on.Chef will hold a cook ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    Tom Colicchio Debuts YouTube Fishing Talk Show

    Have you heard of the Reserve Channel? It's a YouTube-only network that features full-length shows by respected people who usually appear on regular TV shows but aren't exactly the Anthony Bourdains or The Oprahs of the world. Eric Ripert has a show on there called On The Table. Now Tom Colicchio do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Game of Burgers: Burger Barons, Round One

    We've got no shortage of places in Orange County that specialize in burgers and only burgers. They're not diners (not enough blue hair and orthopedic shoes on the waitstaff), they're not fast food (not at these prices), and they're not gastropubs (which have non-burger foods). The question is, are t ... More >>

  • Food

    May 12, 2011

    G Burger Hits the G Spot

    George Makri's La Habra burger stand straddles the comfortable center between dives and boutiques

  • Food

    January 20, 2011

    DG Burger Is Damned If You Do

    Charlie Palmer's downmarket burger at South Coast Plaza tries not to eat up all the profits

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    June 18, 2009

    Dueling Dishes: Posh Mini Kobe Burgers

    Seems like just about everyone is turning out mini burgers these days. But what are we to do when we crave something fancier than Jack In The Box? Head to South Coast Plaza, that's what, where there are two different versions--kobe sliders with truffle aioli, no less--just a few minutes apart from e ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Nancy Silverton's Seasonal Sprouts Recipe

    I eat Brussels sprouts precisely once a year. On December 25, to be exact. I know they're good for me, with their fancy schmancy vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid, fiber and sinigrin (the last two are believed to protect against colon cancer).But, yet, despite their impressive credentials, I could ta ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    A Line at Nordstroms' Cafe? Macy's Signature Kitchen to Open Soon

    Was doing what everyone else was doing last Saturday: shopping. Well, that's not true.  I was with someone who was shopping.  And it was while I was waiting for her at the shoe department that I noticed this odd sight you see to the left -- a line to get a seat at Nords ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008

    Iron Chef to Open Restaurant in O.C.

    Orange County's going to be home to a restaurant by an Iron Chef. No, not Batali. No, not Morimoto either. It's Cat Cora -- the lone female Iron Chef. But first, let me clarify that the planned restaurant -- called CCQ for Cat Cora's 'Que -- is actually going to be paired up with Nancy Silverton ... More >>