"James is one of the most talented mixologists we have ever worked with," says La Ferme's owner Bobby Shapiro in his latest news release. "Owning Flex Mussels in Manhattan and a number of other restaurants over the years, we've worked with quite a few mixologists, and James' cocktails are well worth ... More >>
The best thing about Bravo television might be Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. Even if you're not into botoxed bitches justifying their incredibly bad behavior, there's usually something for everybody....interactive drinking games, celebrity gossip, and some damn fine rapid-fire Q&A ses ... More >>
BravoGail Simmons uses a Gilligan's Island reference.Top Chef judge Gail Simmons is writing a memoir.According to AdWeek, the 35-year-old chef, food writer, and Bravo celebrity wanted to tell her story of how she became a judge and host on two of Bravo's most popular shows.Of course, that's not a ... More >>
Top Chef season nine is coming to Bravo, and this time, we're in for beef, beef, beef as the cheftestants battle their way through the Lone Star State. Top Chef Texas promises to be more than "big hat, no cattle," from the look of the promo, in which we're promised 29 (!!!) cheftestants, Padma i ... More >>
NBC Universal Padma Lakshmi's not set to host Bravo's new show - we just like to look at her in lingereFor those of you not satisfied with Bravo's selection of food shows, of which Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, Top Chef Just Desserts and Rocco's Dinner Party comes to mind, the people at the ... More >>
Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi's Remix - we dare you to not dance!When we first saw this video, mixed by Bravo for Top Chef's hot host Padma Lakshmi, we knew we had to share it with our readers - if only to try to get the tune out of our heads by passing it on to someone else. Entitled "Pa ... More >>
The Top Chef Tour is coming to South FloridaTop Chef, the reality cooking competition that turned the likes of Fabio Viviani, Carla Hall, Spike Mendelsohn and Brian Voltaggio into celebrities, is a weekly guilty pleasure for most of us. Sure, we can eat in the cheftestants' restaurants (a ... More >>
Carla Hall cooking for cats.Top Chef''s Carla Hall has a new gig (hint: it's not cooking for humans). Carla, the loveable contestant best known for putting "love" into her dishes on Bravo's reality show, is the new spokesperson for Fancy Feast cat food. In a video, Hall invites peopl ... More >>
opiciwines.comGet ready to go "pinot polar" with Ramona Singer, one of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City, who will be in North Palm Beach today promoting her new signature wine.Dubbed simply "Ramona Singer Pinot Grigio," the happening housewife will be in town to celebrate the distrib ... More >>
NBC/UniversalBravo's Top Chef has (mostly) been a beacon of light in the dimly lit world of reality television. On Top Chef people are smart and driven and even though there are sharp knives and open flames, no one has been stabbed or set on fire purposely. Though some past chall ... More >>
BravoTV.comIf you've ever watched Top Chef and thought, "Damn, that looks gooood! Wish I could try it!" then your prayers have been answered! Top Chef All-Star and shoo-in for fan favorite this season, Carla Hall, now sells a little taste of Top Chef via her D.C.-based catering company,&nbs ... More >>
sandralee.comMarch is Women's History Month! As it winds down, what better way to celebrate than by sharpening our claws on the female celebrity chefs that we love? ... or love to hate.
All photos by Laine Doss Anthony Bourdain brought the wheel of death.Once a year, South Beach turns into the ultimate playground for adults. Filled with shows, food, and fun, it's basically Disney World for grownups. At the Grand Tasting Village, guests are given a Waterford Crystal glass ... More >>
NBC Universal Padma likes her ribsTop Chef hostess and hottie, Padma Lakshmi, has shared the Top Chef kitchen with many guest judges including Anthony Bourdain, Ted Allen, Rocco DiSpirito and Michelle Bernstein. Occasionally, the guest judge will be a celebrity or something annoying, like ... More >>
NBC Universal Tom ColicchioTop Chef is probably Bravo's last and only foray into "real" reality television. For eight seasons we've gotten to enjoy the drama of cooking rather than drunken behavior, screaming matches and random hookups (though the show has had its fair share of all t ... More >>
The 4th Annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival, sponsored by Creekstone Farms, is coming December 7. This event is slated to have tastings from the best and most exclusive restaurants in Palm Beach.A highlight of the event will be the "Grand Chef Throwdown" where the two most popular applican ... More >>
Thursday, November 25, is, of course, Thanksgiving Day. It's a day for Americans from coast to coast to gather family and friends and, in the spirit of the holiday, watch interminable football games between two pathetic teams of losers who couldn't beat their own grandmother with a tire iron. Tha ... More >>
Last night's episode of Top Chef that took place in Singapore was easily the best of the season. It featured a series of stunning looking dishes from all four remaining cheftestants that were cooked in a backdrop full of beauty and culture. Everything looked so tasty, it made me want to hop a fli ... More >>
In the first part to our interview with the star of Bravo's latest season of Top Chef, Kenny Gilbert, we spoke to the chef about what it was like to live in the house and cook on the award-winning show. Today, we dish with Kenny on his appointment as executive chef at the PGA National Resort & ... More >>
Jacob KatelProspective Top Chef contestants shoot the shit while they wait their turn to see the casting director.Top Chef 7 is officially on its way to your signal box, and Magical Elves, the production company behind the hit Bravo series, was in Miami on Sunday looking for talent. Prospective ... More >>
John LinnMiso sea bass at Latitudes: Oh, the humanity.Last week I checked out Ron Duprat's restaurant in the Hollywood Beach Marriott, Latitudes Beach Cafe. I high hopes for Duprat's food after catching the Haitian-born chef on this season of the Bravo series Top Chef, even if longtime critic Gai ... More >>
Episode two of the new Top Chef Las Vegas premiered last night, which means we've seen Hollywood Beach Marriott Executive Chef Ron Duprat twice now on the program. Each week, we're going to recap what happened to the Haitian native Duprat on the show -- and maybe point out some funny stuff too. I ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Dots Treats CupcakesJust don't order the toasted coconut.• Fire and ice cream is not a happy marriage, as the folks at Palm Beach's Sprinkles ice cream shop found out last weekend. A kitchen fire gutted the shop, which not only dishes everyone's favorite hot-weather treat b ... More >>
As unconventional as the warfare it depicts, The Hurt Locker is a ticking time bomb of a movie.
Bethenny Frankel is the token single working gal on the Bravo reality TV show The Real Housewives of New York City. She's also a Pinecrest Prep alum and onetime resident of Boca Raton. Today, Frankel will rub elbows with some of the real housewives of Boca Raton. Frankel, a natural-foods chef,& ... More >>
C. StilesNectar Lounge at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek was host to the Christmas-ey dessert party, Sweet Dreams, this weekend. The event featured a huge spread of sugary cakes, candies, flash-frozen ice cream, and dessert sushi, which you can check out by viewing our slide show. But it also fea ... More >>
No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.
Carlos Fernandez may flop on Top Chef, but his restaurant usually holds up.