Snarkmeister Anthony Bourdain found himself the main course last evening when both celebrity chefs and professional comedians made mince meat out of him at the "On the Chopping Block: A Roast of Anthony Bourdain" at Chelsea Piers. The $400-a-plate event, part of the New York City Wine & Food Fes ... More >>
Bimini Boatyard executive chef Michael Bennett has left his position at the popular Fort Lauderdale seafood restaurant to pursue several other culinary avenues of interest.Bennett, who resigned his position shortly after Thanksgiving, is consulting on two projects as well as writing part two of h ... More >>
Eric Ripert is hot for fish.Last night, Eric Ripert tried to cook some sole on the Late Show With David Letterman, but nothing comes easy when it comes to Dave.First, Dave grills the Le Bernadin hottie on the general safety of seafood coming from Japan. When Ripert assures Dave that a ... More >>
Do you recognize the name? For those that aren't as food obsessed as we are, here's a quick recap: At 24, he was the youngest chef to ever be awarded 3 stars by The New York Times. He is also chef-owner of Corton, one of New York's top restaurants. Training under such greats like D ... More >>
Wer'e in the finals in the Bahamas.
The cheftestants walk into a fort where they meet the winners of their seasons and Eric Ripert.
Tom Colicchio says they're going to go head to head against the winner of their particular season. The winner ... More >>
Fabio Viviani Recap: on Last Week's Top Chef, the chefs were taken out on the S.S. Minnow for a three hour tour and fish fry. Carla won a trip to Amsterdam and both Jamie (finally) and Tiffany were sent packing.
Quickfire Challenge: The cheftestants walk into Le B ... More >>
Food and WineAnother year, another list of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs. And none of them are from South Florida. The food magazine's annual list of 10 Best New Chefs in America gathers the young, creative toques that have caught national attention over the past year. The only rule -- none ca ... More >>
Run! He's everywhere!• A new book In a Cheesemaker's Kitchen by Allison Hooper takes cheesy tales from chefs like Eric Ripert and Mireille Guiliano and gives them room to breathe. Why? Because almost everyone has a personal story about the funky stuff. Hooper, founder of Vermont Butter and Chee ... More >>
Courtesy of Melissa Horn for New York MagazineTickets went on sale Monday for the 2010 South Beach Wine and Food Festival, that annual event that keeps getting bigger, bigger, bigger. This year, there are nearly three-dozen events to attend, from wine seminars to a tribute dinner for chef Daniel ... More >>
Jane, stop this crazy thing!Earlier in the week, Riki Altman cooked up beef tenderloin medalions from the new Morton's The Cookbook: 100 Steahkhouse Recipes for Every Kitchen. You sampled the recipe, now you can head to Morton's in Coral Gables on September 23 for a signing by author Tyler Fields ... More >>
You don't really want to be this Guy, do you?I opened up my copy of this month's Food & Wine this weekend and balked at what I saw in editor Dana Cowin's opening letter. It appears the magazine is getting in on the reality craze. They're holding a contest called America's Home Cook Superstar; ... More >>