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August 03, 2011

New York: Book a Table at Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem Restaurant

By Departures Dispatch | Food


Red Rooster: The Details
Scene: Jay McInerney meets Jay-Z
Food: Grits and shrimp, garden pickles, grilled snapper, sweet potato donuts, whiskey fudge
Prices: From around $35 for lunch to $65 for dinner, including drinks
Reservations: Absolutely necessary at tables and banquettes in back; it's take-your-chances in the front-room bar for drop-on-bys. 310 Lenox Ave., New York; 212-792-9001; redroosterharlem.com..

Required reading before dinner: Inside Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster

Chef Marcus Samuelsson, photographed May 9, 2011, at Red Rooster. Photo © Jennifer Livingston