The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food  by Marcus Samuelsonn with Osayi Endolyn. Recipes with Yewande Komolafe and Tamie Cook.

  By Beverly Stephen “Black food matters,” so declares Marcus Samuelsson in his new book The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.  Note that the title is not “soul food” but rather the “soul of American food.” Samuelsson laments that “many readers may still think that Black