7/19/2013

Marcus Samuelsson, chef and owner of Harlem's Red Rooster restaurant, sees food as a force for change and urban restaurants as the driver. In this lengthy video interview at The Aspen Institute, he talks about his restaurant's role in the city and the potential for it to be replicated in other urban areas. "I want Rooster and Harlem to be sort of that trampoline for other urban areas, where you say, 'You know, if we can do it, maybe Oakland can do it, maybe Detroit can do it, maybe other parts of L.A. can do it,'" he said.

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