For four glorious days every year, Miami Beach is taken over by a cadre of chefs, celebrities, and fans of food and wine in an indoor-outdoor hootenanny known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.For those looking to hobnob with the likes of Robert Irvine, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Sunny Anderso ... More >>
Last year, celebrity chef Michael Symon shocked the throngs of meat lovers at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Burger Bash by winning the coveted People's Choice award three years in a row. Symon's "Porky Burger," a pigfest made from pork and bacon, crowned
with a hunk of pulled pork, and ... More >>
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival comes to Miami Beach in one week and if you didn't get your tickets, better hop to it. The festival, which turns the white sand of South Beach red with vino, may be expensive and a bit of a drive, but if you're into food, wine, and chefs-turned-celebrities it ... More >>
If you and your stoner friends have ever wasted away an entire Saturday eating chips and thinking up ways to make an easy million bucks...this contest is for you!The good people at Lay's potato chips are in dire need of a new flavor for their potato chips and they're willing to shell out some good m ... More >>
Last Night's Burger Bash at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival was a meat lovers dream. Vegans were out of luck with a mind-blowing choice of 32 different burgers available for the eating (and three different desserts...just in case you still had some room).Celebrity chefs were on han ... More >>
Perez Hilton noted today that The Chew's Christmas episode with Dancing With the Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy hit an all-time viewership high with 2.7 million people watching the unwatchable show.Hilton also noted that this was week two in which the foodcentric talk show hit a new ratings high. Hon ... More >>
I'll admit I'm totally obsessed with shows on the Food Network, Travel Channel, and Cooking Channel. In fact, I recently upgraded my cable service (and bill) in order to get the Cooking Channel when the free trial period ended -- just so I could watch Emeril tour the USA and Nadia G. vamp her way ... More >>
In an obvious homage to stoners disguised as a holiday slumber party, The Chew co-hosts clowns wear pajamas and tumble into communal beds to eat General Tso's chicken out of Chinese takeout containers.
No... we're not stoned ourselves. It actually happened, and we'll never be the same after witne ... More >>
Michael Symon just wants to cook for AmericaIn an interview with Mercury News, Anthony Bourdain was asked what he thought about The Chew, the ABC foodcentric daytime talk show.Bourdain said, "(Heavy sigh) I'm really shaken. Honestly, I don't know what to believe anymore.
Mario Batali is a better ... More >>
ABCThe Chew: too much to digest in one sitting.The Chew, ABC's new five-host foodcentric talk show premiered yesterday amidst technical difficulties, timing issues and what looked like amateur camera work.The show promised to be a mix of cooking, chatter, current events and audience interaction, ... More >>
ABCThe Chew premieres on Monday, September 26th.ABC's anticipated (well, to everyone but soap fans) foodie-themed talker, The Chew, is set to premiere Monday, September 26th at 1p.m.Featuring five co-hosts (Top Chef's Carla Hall, What Not To Wear's Clinton Kelly, Italian mega-chef and Crocs-weare ... More >>
Food is art, the foodie scribes tell us. You eat with your eyes. But is food music? Do we eat with our ears? Well, yes. At least according to musicians Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp -- AKA One Ring Zero -- who in October will unveil their latest venture, a book-CD package called The ... 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 >>
Top Chef's Carla Hall to Co-Host "The Chew"ABC has announced that two of its decades-running soaps, One Life to Live and All My Children will be canned.
President of ABC Daytime, Brian Frons said, "We are taking this bold step to expand our business because viewers are looking for differen ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss
The Burger Bash tentBurger Bash, hosted by Rachael Ray, is one of the most popular events at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. One of the first events to be sold out, the 2011 Burger Bash featured 26 chefs presenting their best burgers.
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Logan FazioIron Chef Morimoto goes Medieval on a fish head.The 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival wrapped up on Sunday, and among the festivities was the Grand Tasting Village, a food- and spirits-tasting extravaganza stretching across half-a-dozen city blocks on the sand in South Beach. T ... More >>
Well, the Next Iron Chef is Jose Garces, proprietor of six restaurants in Philadelphia and Chicago and dubbed (insulted?) by some as "the Latin Emeril," who over the past weeks blew off nine other chefs from around the country and last night edged New York toque/pastry chef Jehangir Mehta to join ... More >>