While it’s true that there are fast food aficionados that might truly cherish a burger run or pine for that pizza delivery, for the majority of people, a trip through a drive-thru usually is more about convenience than pleasure (per WebMD). And, if even we can’t find a free moment to prepare ourselves something tasty and homemade, surely one of the world’s busiest chefs doesn’t have ample free time on his hands to worry about his own sustenance. So, if it’s not chain food fare, what does Marcus Samuelsson eat when he’s busy? Hook him up with a lunch food truck or a taco stand any day of the week, he said. “I’d rather go to that tiny place in a different part of town and get noodles or get something else,” Samuelsson explained. “It’s just more my preference. But I love street food, for example.”
While he doesn’t look down on eating at a franchise per se, it’s “just not what I have to do,” Samuelsson pointed out. On the contrary, grabbing a quick bite from a street vendor is a thrill for him. “I love eating on the street, and I love honest cooked food,” he said.
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