Marcus Samuelsson Sued

For overtime:

Apparently he was docking his line cooks for lunch breaks he never let them take.

Good !!!

Yes there is a certain poetic justice isn’t there?

The employee suit was in the Swedish press too.

He also got sued by his real estate broker a couple of years ago:

I always disliked his food at Aquavit, and got dragged there by more Swedes than I can count.

For the life of me I also can’t figure out why anyone would go eat soul food cooked by an Ethiopian raised in Sweden when Sylvias is right down the block.

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Because it was good, and Samuelsson is a celebrity chef, I’m guessing. Ethnic background doesn’t really matter, or shouldn’t

“Food is a pretty good prism through which to view humanity.”

― Jonathan Gold