Everyone is ready to claim Anthony Bourdain as the saving grace for CNN (because uh, who watches anything besides FOX News now and that is a different story of how we fell about that), but no one really wants to admit that his show is already slipping in numbers from last year — ouch.
Remember the buzz about Chris Cosentino’s talk at the MAD Symposium — how being on food TV would ruin us all?
It’s happening. Yep, Mario Batali confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that the newest outpost of Eataly will open in L.A., in the outdoor mall Westfield Century City.
The New York bigwig restauranteurs are getting calls today from the Michelin Guide, aka the “Michelin Man,” whom we delightfully found out was a woman.
Actually, we can’t even feign surprise at this news. Epicurious exposed the budding brand (with a cookbook in the works) and its founders to be two white millennials, Michelle Davis and Matt Holloway.
Time-lapse sushi? Yes please. To celebrate a jaw-dropping 20 years at Nobu, Vanity Fair created a look back at the front lines of Nobu Matsuhisa’s restaurant.
Alas, women still have to crack the glacé “lass ceiling” on Food & Wine’s annual “Best New Chefs” (or BNC) list.
According to Wolfgang Puck, if you cannot make a proper omelette, you don’t belong on TV. Puck stopped by HuffPost Live to talk about his new cooking appliance (an oven?
Quick update, for those still interested in Amy’s Baking Company: It’s evidently still terrifying. Because now knives are being used outside the kitchen, and we’re left wondering what could have made Amy and Samy Bouzaglo snap.
We got so caught up in the friendship between Jon Favreau and Roy Choi that we completely missed another celebrity chef teaming up with Hollywood: Jose Andres and the TV show Hannibal.
Adding boobs is the key to success, if you didn’t already know. (A certain microbrewery already knew that.) Meet Twin Peaks, the racier Hooter’s-esque restaurant (seriously, that’s what the chain is going for).
The more you know, we guess? Granted, we can’t argue against anything promoting safe sex, which is what this new Japanese condom cookbook is meant to do.
An article entitled “Being a Chef Made Me Forget I Have a Micropenis?” Let’s just throw in every stereotypical male chef in there and roll around a bit, shall we?
While Jon Favreau continues to ride the Chef train for as long as possible — extending the movie’s release into theaters by months, touring the states for El Jefe cubano sandwich demos — he dropped another tidbit about his future plans.
According to some comments he made at an event to promote his new TNT show, On the Menu, Emeril Lagasse is … rather bleak on the future of restaurants.
Because there’s never enough Top Chef, so says Bravo, we are now privy to the newest of the franchise spin-offs: Top Chef Duels.
Who knew that so many of the current TV shows we watch could be turned into Paula Deen jokes? Here’s a short crack that Jimmy Fallon took at Deen on last night’s Tonight Show momologue; admittedly, all of the “shows” about to air on the new Paula Deen Network don’t sound terribly off from the real thing.
It’s a pretty legit teaser — and look at that still! When we become rich and famous, we want our ver own street art portrait.
The Chew co-host’s new restaurant will be her first foray into New York City’s dining scene, hurray! Prepare for some “Nashville-style hot chicken” and even a market selling Nashville-made products, reports the Nashville Scene from Carla Hall.
Bienvenue à New York, Anne-Sophie Pic. News broke yesterday that the famed French chef Pic would be opening two restaurants in New York City next year; one will be a cafe, an extension of Metcafé in Monaco, and one a more formal restaurant, La Dame de Pic, in the same building.