Eric Korsh has been enlisted to take over the kitchen at Waverly Inn while John DeLucie is on leave opening The Lion. Korsh has had stints at Prune and Patroon, and was the chef-owner of the now-defunct Eloise in Sebastopol, California.
Marcus Samuelsson talked to CNN about his early life in Ethiopia, where he and his sister lost their mother to TB and were subsequently adopted by a Swedish couple.
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