Bienvenida a nuestro chat de grupo! The Top Chef action heads to Mexico in tonight's episode (which starts at 10 pm Eastern), and our open-thread chat will get underway in the comments soon. Únete a nosotros! Read more...
In case you missed it, Kevin Gillespie, of Woodfire Grill, Top Chef, and Gunshow fame, is opening a meat-and-three restaurant called Revival on the site of Decatur’s former Harbor House restaurant at 129 Church St. Citing his renewed...Show More Summary
Recently, we brought you a story from a Biggest Loser contestant who spoke out about the perceived mistreatment she felt on the set of the reality show. This week, a Top Chef: Just Desserts competitor has arisen from the fray to explain his experiences on the first season of Bravo?s hit show.Click To Continue Reading
He's bringing some fresh sea urchin. Good news for Michelin completists and people who are fond of oysters topped with algae foam: Eneko Atxa of Spanish restaurant Azurmendi will cook dinner at the Mandarin Oriental for three nights only, February 18 to 20. Show More Summary
The shows' psychotherapists and producers convinced contestants to stay. Many celebrity chefs credit cooking competition shows like Top Chef with putting them on the map, but others are alleging that contestants are subject to intense "torture" behind the scenes. Show More Summary
Any reality competition show worth watching has its own particular way of telling would-be winners to take a hike. Some are primly polite (“Please pack up your knives and go” from “Top Chef”), some cutting (“You’re fired!” bellows Donald Trump on...
Seth Caro, probably mulling his feelings about the show. In a series on the offscreen "secrets" of reality TV, the Post delves into the ordeals of a Hell's Kitchen contestant and the "torture" of Seth Caro, who was on Top Chef. The New...Show More Summary
Peruvian food has become the latest trend in cuisine, carving out its own niche in high-end restaurants across the world. But fancy eateries aren’t the only places dishing up Peruvian food—take-out restaurants serving Peruvian chicken...Show More Summary
The Top Chef alum got healthy with juicing and meditation. Now she's sharing her go-to recipe. Try it out—no time limit enforced.
Another day, another lawsuit filed against a former chef reality show participant. But while we've seen abuse-related lawsuits before, this one...wow. This one is pretty freaking intense. Read more...
Is anyone else watching Top Chef this season? Without giving away any spoilers in the main post, I am SO EXCITED about the finalists this season! It's basically my favorite season ever. When the finalists were holding hands and jumping...Show More Summary
We're really doing stacked tuna tartare in oversize glass bowls, huh? Grub Street wondered way back in 2012 if America had officially exhausted its supply of cheftestants. Even still, each year brings a new crop of cooking-competition shows, all of which tend to share similar DNA. Show More Summary
To thoroughly enjoy the glory that is Top Chef Boston, please welcome Alison Leiby, who will be here every week to take us through the season. Well, it's been months in the making and it's over. We can finally put this long nightmare behind us. Show More Summary
Bad news for the Top Chef. Two female delivery workers at the East Village 'wichcraft have filed a lawsuit claiming the Top Chef's company violated both federal and state labor laws by paying them less than minimum wage, denying overtime, and docking their tips. Show More Summary
Warning: spoilers ahead. Oh, beans! That’s a double entendre, you see, meant both as the old-timey swear word and the legumes that would ultimately prove to be the downfall of George Pagonis, the proproietor of Kapnos on 14th Street NW, whom we’ve been tracking though this season of Bravo’s “Top Chef.” Downfall, you say? Yep, […]
When you’re a child, the most important thing any given adult wants to impress upon you is the importance of following directions. Teachers would repeat themselves over and over to ensure you’d heed their instructions. Some would even...Show More Summary
I first became aware of Dana Cowin through my love affair with Top Chef where Cowin, the editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, is a guest judge every season. Then last fall came her first cookbook, Mastering My Mistakes in...
Plus, another ramen burrito is unleashed upon America. ATLANTA— Popular Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie will add a second Atlanta restaurant to his portfolio: Eater ATL reports Revival, a Southern family-style restaurant, will open in Decatur by June 2015. Show More Summary
As a “Top Chef” judge, Tom Colicchio has mastered the art of the unimpressed stare. Pity President Obama, who will have to face the tough critic (at least when it comes to culinary creations) on hand for Tuesday evening’s State of the Union address at the Capitol. Colicchio, the famed restaurateur and chef who has […]
Her new line, "Padma's Easy Exotic" features paella, lentils, and more. Top Chef host/HSN jewelry designer/cookbook author Padma Lakshmi is boldly entering the world of frozen foods: The Los Angeles Times reports the first dishes in Lakshmi's line of frozen foods, called "Padma's Easy Exotic," are now available for sale at area Costco locations. Show More Summary