Starbucks has long had a reputation of serving a good albeit expensive cup of coffee. That business model has served the chain well, with each store seeing lines of people trading their hard-earned money for lattes, coffees, and teas. Recently, though, Starbucks outdid itself by introducing its most ... More >>
What's better than a plate of huge, tender meatballs? A side of hunky muscle?Here's your chance to meet the Steve Martorano, the man behind Fort Lauderdale's celebrity-frequented eatery, Cafe Martorano in Oakland Park. He also runs a Martorano's in Las Vegas and another here at the Seminole Hard Roc ... More >>
After being constantly lampooned over the past week since the news broke of his bill to repeal Florida's ban on the drunken game of dwarf tossing, Rep. Ritch Workman would like a chance to explain himself.Shortly after Workman dropped House Bill 4063 in the hopper bill last Monday, people started ... More >>
Steve Martorano makes Philly cheese steak and wins our heart.I have a new food-related crush. It could be because he reminds me of my first boyfriend, Eddy Marsala (that's his real name, I swear), who worked in the pizzeria close to the 7 Train in Queens. It could be because he talks like everyon ... More >>
Steve Martorano cooks on new 'Yo Cuz' web showSteve Martorano, the larger-than-life Italian restaurateur from South Philly, is starring on a computer near you. Starting July 20, nine webisodes of his cooking show, "Yo, Cuz: The Italian-American Cook" is on his web site, cafemartorano.com.Martoran ... More >>
In what appears to be the finale of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, Jamie gets the scoop on the new superintendent from Mike, a school leader at West Adams High School. Of course, they meet up at Patras, where Jamie checks in with Deno on his revamped fast-food concept. (Gotta say, the yelp review ... More >>
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution will be back on the air this Friday. The first episode of the series brought us pink slime and a busload of sugar. We thought we would check out what's been happening with Oliver since - both on his show and in the news.
Gwyneth Paltrow: better looking than a roast?Bon Appetit is usually known for its food porn covers - juicy roasts, steaming bowls of pasta, a cake that makes you want to eat the paper its printed on. But the June issue has a different kind of "dish" on it - Gwyneth Paltrow.
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CheftestantsLast episode we had Marcel pack his knives after he led his team to defeat in restaurant wars.
The Cheftestants walk into the kitchen to find Padma and Isaac Mizrahi. It's fashion week and Padma is plugging her jewelry line and Isaac is ha ... More >>
In today's bit of quasi-celebrity local news, restaurateur Steve Martorano appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show last night. During the segment, Martorano talked about how he got his start in the dining industry by selling sandwiches out of his Philadelphia apartment -- without a restaurant licens ... More >>