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    September 29, 2014

    This Week's Five Best Food Events

    Beers with historical implications. A chef's tell all. And a good old-fashioned harvest party. Here's why you should check out this week's top events.

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    37 Things We Hope to See in Season Two of Guy's Grocery Games

    Early this month, we learned that Guy Fieri was casting for the second season of his new TV show, and we realized we forgot something: Guy has a new TV show! Guy has a new TV show much of the time, but it's not like us to simply ignore a show called Guy's Grocery Games. In the show, Guy throws a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    The Top 5 Rap Songs Of The Week: Olympic Edition

    There was a time when the best place to hear new music was Hot 97, when the sound of bombs going off would signal a song debuting across the city. But if anyone wanted those songs for themselves, they'd have to buy a whole damn album or sit around and wait until it came on the radio again. Yes, thes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Bill Telepan on Making Healthy School Lunches

    Photo courtesy Bill TelepanBill Telepan wants your kids to eat better​Bill Telepan, chef at the eponymous Telepan restaurant on the Upper West Side, is taking his culinary skills out of the professional kitchen and bringing them to school. Just recently, he was named to Food & Wine's Chefs Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    The Daily Hookup Will Only Feature Highly Curated Restaurants, No Crap Allowed

    ​The Daily Hookup, a discount website aimed at gay males, launched quietly this week. It aims to offer the same old gamut of lifestyle deals, though obviously geared toward its demographic. But rather than feature just any old restaurant, they have special "curators" who seek out only the ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Soft Drink Companies Fight Food Stamp Ban; Sunchokes Back in Season, Baby

    ​Soft drink companies are trying to block the mayor's efforts to ban the use of food stamps to buy "sugar-sweetened beverages" as a way to fight obesity. Lobbyists say the plan would stigmatize people using food stamps. [NY Times] Emeril Lagasse visited Peter Luger's as part of his new Cookin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Sandra Lee Is Throwing a Giant Bake Sale Tomorrow

    ​Starting at 11:30 tomorrow morning and lasting for several decadent hours, Sandra Lee will be putting her terrifying power to good use by taking over Grand Central Terminal to throw an enormous bake sale for charity.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Barneys Food (Network)-Themed Holiday Windows: Some Pictures

    ​Mario Batali's decapitated head is surrounded by a garnish of Crocs. On Tuesday, Barneys unveiled its much-anticipated food-themed holiday windows. Inscribed with the command "Have a Foodie Holiday," the three tableau offer an assemblage of 70 Food Network "personalities," chefs, and assort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    A Food Truck War Breaks Out; A Blogger Lives on Food Trucks

    ​Emeril Lagasse sold his Midtown Manhattan loft for $4.6 million, after reducing the price six different times from $7.65 million last year. [Wall Street Journal] A food truck war has broken out between the Rickshaw Dumpling Truck and the Frites 'N' Meats truck after the former parked too clo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Letter Grades May Lead to Frozen Sushi; Fast-Food Chains Embrace Sustainable Fish

    ​A new iPhone app allows park-goers to order food from the green. CityMint has a GPS add-on that allows delivery people to locate customers anywhere in the park, forgoing the need for a fixed address. [NY Daily News] Jacques Torres may have pissed off Hershey's with his Champagne kiss, but Ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Martha Stewart Saves Emiril Lagasse; Mike Huckabee Invited to a Big Gay Dinner Party

    ​Hummus maker, Sabra, is leaving its Astoria, Queens location this summer and moving its headquarters to a larger space in Richmond, Va. [Crain's] Yet another look at the popularity of raising chickens in New York City highlights online meeting groups for urban poultry farmers. [NY Daily News ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Pat LaFrieda Meatpacking Space to Become an Art Gallery; Whole Foods to Stop Stocking Raw Milk

    ​Wtih 12 new cases of illness in the Midwest linked to unpasteurized milk, the raw milk debate is heating up, leading Whole Foods to pull raw milk from its shelves. [Wall Street Journal] Environmental activists have been attacking NestlĂ© over YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter for its purchases ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Starbucks Bounces Back; American Goes Crazy for "Cabbage Crack" (Kimchi)

    ​Restaurants are starting to offer more luxurious prix-fixe menus -- or more downscale tasting menus, depending on your perspective. Upscale Greek Milos Estiatorio, The Capital Grille, and Dovetail are all offering wallet-friendly multiple-course menus. [Nation's Restaurant News] Emeril Lagas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2010

    Michelle Obama hosts Iron Chef America tonight

    ​First Lady Michelle Obama is promoting her signature healthy eating initiative on Iron Chef tonight with a fresh vegetable challenge. The secret ingredient is anything the contestants can gather from the White House garden. White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford, a holdover from the Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Martha Denies Feud with Rachael, Wishes Her "Yum-O" Thanksgiving

    ​Martha Stewart is backtracking on comments made about Rachael Ray on Nightline last week. After appearing on Ray's show, then having Ray on the Martha Stewart Show to teach her how to bake (and, apparently, taunt her about not being invited to P. Diddy's birthday party), Stewart went on Night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Cracker Jack Still Strong; Like Yukon Golds? Try Keuka Potatoes

    ​Gourmet staffers have been invited to attend the annual Great Gathering of Chefs at the Mandarin Oriental on Sunday, where each will receive a Golden Fork Award and get to rub elbows with Emeril Lagasse, Daniel Boulud, Eric Ripert, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and Michael Psilakis. [NY Post] C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Nora Ephron Dishes More on Her Eating Habits; Starbucks Goes Lean

    ​Everyone's talking to Nora Ephron this week, including Newsweek. The Julie & Julia director drops several new nuggets of culinary information about herself: "I'm a pretty careful eater but I do love a good corn chip, I really do." [Newsweek] Life as a competitive eater isn't as glamorous as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Our 10 Best: Food-Themed Television Shows

    ​A few afternoons ago I had the pleasure of hearing Jacques Pepin discourse on his friendship with Julia Child, whom he met in 1960. He recalled their opportunity to work together on a show called Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home, created in 1999 in Boston and featuring both of them in the kitc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    St. John Frizell Explains What Makes Muffuletta Muffuletta

    NolaCuisine.comCertain things about muffuletta are open to interpretation. There's its spelling: "muffuletta" versus "muffaletta." And its pronunciation: muff-a-lotta versus muff-a-letta. But its bread? Most certainly not open to interpretation.

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    July 20, 2009

    Padma Lakshmi to Leave 'Top Chef'

    BravoOut of the frying pan, into the fire: Variety is reporting that Padma Lakshmi will be leaving Top Chef after its sixth season for her own sitcom on NBC. The show will reportedly "star Lakshmi as a woman working in the culinary world," and is tentatively titled--lord have mercy--Single Serving.D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Top Chef: Things That Make You Go Bam

    photo: izik/flickrThe end is near. The final four cheftestants arrived in New Orleans last night and met up with guest judge Emeril Lagasse, the only guest judge we can recall not meriting a Hosea testimonial about the chef's importance. The only person who remarked on Emeril's credentials was Jamie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    What a Long, Strange Season It's Been

    Movin' on out: Leah (photo: Bravo)How to cap-off the chefs' time in New York--a time that began with them peeling apples in the Big Apple, then had them pretending to care about the Foo Fighters and cooking Thanksgiving dinner in toaster ovens in the middle of the summer, and featured Padma dressed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Daniel Gets Four Stars

    Frank Bruni reviews Daniel, loves the new look, gives it four stars.[NY Times]Former White House Chef Walter Scheib cattily recalls Mrs. Clinton and Mrs. Bush as always being on diets.[WSJ]A new study finds that women who drink early in pregnancy, possibly before they even know they're pregnant, may ... More >>

  • People

    April 19, 2005

    The Big Easy Does It

    Temptation awaits in New Orleans

  • News

    January 27, 2004

    The F-Word

    Today's special: Diet-guru crash course—with a side of celeb-chef comfort food