Finn Town takes its name from one of the former names of the neighborhood, from back in the 1850s, harkening he says to a time when "the food was unpretentious and the drinks were strong and satisfying." [ more › ]
Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi graces Elle’s May cover wearing an Hermès maillot with a printed Missoni cape. I can’t remember when was the last time we saw Ms. Lakshmi on the cover so this cover sure made for a nice surprise. Love? Like? Photo Credit: Prokerala.com The post Padma Lakshmi on Elle:(Un)Covered appeared first on High Heel Confidential.
Congrats! Tonight, the James Beard Foundation whittled down its list of finalists and honored America's top culinary talent. Some notable winners: Shaya for Best New Restaurant, Maison Premiere for Outstanding Bar Program, Jonathan Waxman for Best Chef: NYC, Suzanne Goin for Outstanding Chef, and Eleven Madison Park for Outstanding Service. Show More Summary
A whipped "cream" topping that's actually made with chickpea water, sugar, and vinegar. When chef John Fraser was opening his vegetarian restaurant Nix earlier this year, he gave his pastry chef Italivi Reboreda a very specific task: Create an extravagant vegan pineapple dessert. Show More Summary
Will she be the next judge on Guy's Grocery Games? Of course Guy Fieri was at Coachella. Of course he's Lea Michele's hero. Of course Lea Michele was a guest judge on Top Chef in 2013. Of course Lea Michele wrote a lifestyle book back...Show More Summary
There was a definite nip in the air when Padma Lakshmi arrived at the TIME 100 Gala... not that a single person complained. If "Top Chef" doesn't work out, she just nailed down a weather gig.
It's easy to forget that the people we see on our TVs and on the big screen are more than just that role. Padma Lakshmi is not just the host of Bravo's Top Chef; she's also a single mom, a philanthropist, a woman who has struggled with...Show More Summary
A veteran L.A. chef plans to open a noodle shop downtown, followed by a Japanese American-style diner. [ more › ]
The “Top Chef” celebrity has cooked for Oprah Winfrey and two Florida governors. Now he has grand plans to put a poor swath of North Florida to work.
This is the biggie. Taste of the Nation for Share Our Strength - No Kid Hungry, now in its 28 th year, is one of Atlanta’s most prominent benefits drawing major culinary talents and their restaurants, including Aria, Gunshow, Gypsy Kitchen,Himitsu, Revival, Seed Kitchen & Bar, Umi and others. Show More Summary
Anthony Bourdain is a master storyteller. In 2000, at 44, he was propelled into stardom by his bestselling memoir, "Kitchen Confidential." It's the tell-all of a Manhattan chef unafraid to talk about the grittier side of the restaurant...Show More Summary
Ever wonder how renowned chefs like Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay whip up delectable dishes with little effort? You may be... The post How to Plate Your Food Like a Top Chef appeared first on Lifehack.
Sorry, you've been chopped. To maybe remind North Korea's very hungry citizenry what food looks like, it appears dictator and sometime cheese devotee Kim Jong-un asked a Top Chef–style cooking contest be run on state TV. DPRK-run media...Show More Summary
It's topped with a diamond ring, of course As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 90th birthday with a fancy cake (and a flock of corgis, no doubt) a pastry chef on this side of the Atlantic is honoring the occasion with the most wildly extravagant dessert imaginable. Show More Summary
Allison Williams and Lena Dunham meet up on the red carpet at the 2016 Blossom Ball on Tuesday (April 19) in New York City. The event was also attended by Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi. Allison took to Instagram that day to tell her fans that she voted in the New York primary. “???? When [...]
If you love shrimp but get bored of your go-to cooking method, allow us to offer some inspiration. These shrimp recipes are top rated for a reason, and they're all contenders for easy weeknight meals or crowd-pleasing party fare. Think...Show More Summary
On the tail end of my quest for the Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants, I returned to Chez Panisse to check out the new chef Amy Dencler. The visit reaffirmed what I’ve known for decades: no matter who is in the kitchen the food has a pure sensibility that is unmatched at any other restaurant.
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The reviews are in Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi's third book Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir (Amazon) came out a little over a month ago and the reviews are in. The reviews are, on a whole, positive, though some critics make note of a jumbled timeline and say Lakshimi's writing can be overly-detailed. Show More Summary
The "Top Chef" host and Indian-American "bleeding heart liberal" had some choice words for the nativist frontrunner