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    October 22, 2013

    Highlights from NYCWFF: Jets Tailgate, Guy Fieri, Oktoberfest, Sunday Slice (Photos)

    A collective "I ate way too much" burst forth from the mouths of attendees of the New York City Wine and Food Festival last night, wrapping up the event for another year. 2013 saw the return of old favorites like La Sagra's Sunday Slice and Blue Moon's Burger Bash as well as brand new tailgate and O ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Meet Sophistafunk, Guy Fieri's Favorite Band

    It all started with a phone call. Shortly after Adam Gold's restaurant -- Syracuse's Funk-N-Waffles, a casual joint that offers exactly what it promises in both music and eats -- was featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, he got a call from the show's host, Guy Fieri. Fieri ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews, Freak Out Over Frozen Yogurt

    Gotta Kid to Feed Productions has been enlisting actors to read actual Yelp reviews for the past year. Last week, they teamed up with Erin Felgar, who was recently seen in Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, to create this soul-crushing story of a frozen yogurt store whose spoons were just too damn big. ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Watch Guy Fieri Wear Studded Leather and Do Rock of Ages

    What a winter Guy Fieri has had. Pete Wells can't stand him. Drake gets to Instagram with him. SNL pressed pause on a sketch about him. But Broadway just wants more of him. Last night the Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host made a guest appearance in Rock of Ages. And someone made a four-minute mini-do ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    See a Photo of Drake Cooking with Guy Fieri

    If pictures could talk, would this one explain why rapper Drake spent the weekend in the kitchen with Guy Fieri? The improbable friends look to be extremely focused on proper plating techniques -- because they're fancy, huh-- and not appearing overly studied in front of the camera. The Instagramed ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Tejal Rao at M. Wells, Robert Sietsema at Sabor a Mexico Taqueria

    Our own Tejal Rao welcomes the return of the Mountie-chic M.Wells Dinette at PS. 1 in Long Island City. The menu,"full of fatty odds and ends, slippery bits and bobs," includes "rustic, respectable dishes done right, like the warm tongue salad with cornichons in a creamy tarragon dressing." Also a ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    On Guy Fieri and "Quiet Classism" in Restaurant Reviews

    If you've been following the social media world today, you've most certainly caught some chatter about the Times' Pete Wells's review of Guy Fieri's new Times Square restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. And if not, let's catch up. See More: Searching for Guy Fieri At Guy's American Kitchen a ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Letterman Skewers Fieri on Late Show

    The subject of the top ten countdown on the Letterman show this evening was "Discontinued Guy Fieri Menu Items" at Fieri's Times Square restaurant, which was the subject of a zero-star "poor" New York Times review today that caused a sensation. First, Dave read a couple of descriptions taken straig ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    Rao Dines at Atera; Sietsema Revisits Union Square Cafe

    The Voice's Tejal Rao scored a coveted counter seat at Atera, Chef Matthew Lightner's avant garde Tribeca restaurant. The 25 or so courses include sweetbreads with "a barbecue-flavored coating so powerfully sticky that it slows down time, lengthening its gentle flavors, hushing conversation." The V ... More >>

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    October 16, 2012

    Why Does Everything Taste Like Chicken?

    Why does everything taste like chicken? Well, there's actually an answer for that. Slate traced chicken back to its evolutionary origins and found that chickens and other birds are probably the direct descendants of dinosaurs. And other than birds, the closest living relatives that we have to eat ... More >>

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    October 16, 2012

    Blogger Wore Afro Wig to Fried-Chicken Party

    PostBourgie reports on a white woman living in New York who first began wearing an afro wig after a costume party and now blogs regularly about how putting on the wig is changing her life. Michelle Joni covered her long blond hair with the oversize afro before heading to Shake & Bake, the NYCWFF's ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    See Scenes (And Guy Fieri!) From The Grand Tasting At The Food & Wine Festival

    Food & Wine's star-studded week concluded yesterday and one of the biggest events was the Grand Tasting which went from noon to 6 p.m. As promised, there was a lot of food and a little bit too much wine. Visitors were handed a "tasting" glass when they walked in and the venue had two continuously ru ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    More Guy Fieri Bashing, Michael Anthony at Yale

    Anthony Bourdain called Guy Fieri's new restaurant a "terror-dome." He blamed Fieri for "single-handedly turning the neighborhood into the 'Ed Hardy district,'" and mused that the sunglasses-wearing chef "set back spelling two decades." [Sirius XM] The guys over at Big Gay Ice Cream also visited F ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Telepan Retains Its Luster - and Then Some

    This luscious squash and pecan tart could be the seasonal conclusion to your meal. CIA grad Bill Telepan had worked at Le Cirque, Gotham, and Ansonia - the first really ambitious restaurant on the Upper West Side - when he was propelled to fame by a 3-star Times review of Judson Grill. After the u ... More >>

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    September 15, 2012

    Best Posts of the Week! Guy Fieri Fever, Wine Bars, and Strudel

    Our week in food: I headed to a posh Kosher spot in Soho for my weekly review while Robert checked in on Liza Queen in Williamsburg and visited the oddly named Urbanspace Meatpacking, where he found some hits and misses. Did you miss the awesome guest appearance from Nick Greene? Our web editor fi ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Searching for Guy Fieri At Guy's American Kitchen and Bar

    I've been making fun of Guy Fieri for a pretty long time. I mean, look at him: If we ever get dragged into World War III, the Axis powers will put his chubby, bleached-blond head on propaganda posters to illustrate what us awful Americans are like. But I'm not alone, everyone makes fun of Guy Fieri. ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    Under the Toque: Guy Fieri in NYC, Todd English Sued

    According to The New York Times, Guy Fieri will be opening a restaurant in Times Square. Fieri has seven restaurants already in California but the New York concept will be completely different. It's slated to be called Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. [New York Times] Le Bernardin will be hosting a ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Nine Food TV Shows We'd Love To See

    ​How did food television become so boring and predictable? Umpteenth season of Top Chef? Yawn. Endless cupcake wars? Yawn. Paula Deen pouring more butter into the cake? Yawn. Guy Fieri tucking into another giant hamburger? Zzzzzzzzz. Well, the time has come to invent new types of food-themed s ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Guy Fieri Jewelry by Room 101: What Not to Get that Special Someone For Xmas

    OpenSky​And just when you thought you couldn't have enough Guy Fieri in your life comes Guy Fieri Jewelry.

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    November 15, 2011

    Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri to Compete in New Show; The Bean Gets Booze

    ​Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri will star in "Celebrity Cook-Off," a new Food Network program that pairs B-list stars with the top chefs. The contestants, assigned to Team Ray or Team Fieri, will then compete in predictable foodie battles, such as running a New York food truck. Among the culinary v ... More >>

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    October 4, 2011

    A Guy Fieri Restaurant Is Indeed Coming to NYC... Docking, Then Sailing Away

    Smooth sailing.​For all his lack of finesse and subtlety, either when it comes to dressing, coiffing himself, or simply addressing his many fans, it appears that Guy Fieri very smoothly pulled one over all of us at this weekend's NYC Wine & Food Festival.

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    October 3, 2011

    Is Guy Fieri Opening a New York City Restaurant?

    "There might be a Guy Fieri restaurant coming to this island." That's straight from the horse's mouth. Fieri, who spoke at the New York City Wine & Food Festival this past weekend, previewed the possibility for a Big Apple eatery.

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    August 4, 2011

    Shane McBride 'In' at Balthazar; Belinda Chang 'In' at Monkey Bar

    ​Shane McBride, the former chef de cuisine at Colicchio & Sons, is now cooking at Balthazar, where he has been since February. [Eater] Not to be outdone by the likes of Eric Ripert, who has had cameos on Treme, Bobby Flay will appear on Entourage as the lover of Ari Gold's wife. [Eater] Guy ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Hey ho, it's Friday afternoon. And therefore time to look back at the week that was. Maxwell Britten of Maison Premiere talks absinthe, Tales of the Cocktail, and proclaims his love for Brooklyn. Battle o' the raw blueberry smoothies: the Juice Press v. Organic Avenue. Our 10 best places to eat a ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Is This the Future of the East Village?

    ​You pass out in the gutter sometime around 11pm to find all your friends have deserted you. You try to get up, bleary-eyed, your face covered with candy wrappers and street scum. As you peel a prophylactic from your face, you look up to see a blindingly bright sign shining right in your blood ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    The Next Food Network Stars? Not Quite.

    WikipediaThe one "real" star​Being the Next Food Network Star is kind of like being Top Chef, Minus the chef aspect. But ultimately it can be much more lucrative than winning the $100,000 on the Bravo show, since it's an opportunity to build a brand...or is it?

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    April 11, 2011

    Canada Moves Political Debate for Hockey Game; Confirms All Canadian Stereotypes

    ​A French-language party debate has been bumped up a day in Canada because it conflicts with a playoff hockey game between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins. The Montreal Gazette reports that a television consortium agreed to move the event from Thursday to Wednesday after Bloc Québéc ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Guy Fieri Gets a New Yellow Convertible; Jersey Shore Cast Members Banned from The Box

    ​Guy Fieri has replaced the canary-yellow Lamborghini that was stolen last month with what calls a "bitchin' Camaro," in bright yellow. [SF Chronicle] A new iPhone app allows you to snap a picture of a dish, then converts it into a corresponding calorie count. Magic? [CNET] The new People's ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Nine Things You Probably Wouldn't Want to Eat At Guy Fieri's Restaurant Tex Wasabi's​We're sick of Guy Fieri (real name: Guy Ramsay Ferry). The television personality manufactured on the second season of "The Next Food Network Star" might double as a Barnum & Bailey clown. Yet he is now one of the country's most recognizable celebrity chefs. If you want to see how ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Reactions to The Daily Meal's Top 50 Americans in Food

    The Daily Meal​The Daily Meal just put out its giant listicle of the most powerful Americans in food. The list is an interesting one that runs the gamut from chefs (Tom Colicchio, José Andrés), local media (Sam Sifton, Lockhart Steele), TV stars (Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri), and politicos (Thom ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Our 10 Worst Foodie Xmas Presents

    ​Awful Gift #10: Stonerware Apron With Marijuana-Leaf Imprint, Broadway Panhandler Everyone knows that chefs like to get stoned (or "baked" as the apron has it), which helps relieve the tedium of chopping vegetables for hours at a time. But this guy doesn't need to wear an apron to show us he' ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Food Network Launches an App; New Bacon Soda Is Gross

    ​Domino's Pizza in Japan has announced it will hire someone for a mysterious one-hour job in December that will pay 2.5 million yen ($31,000). [AP] Meanwhile, Domino's in Europe is opening its first store in Germany, in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, this Saturday. [PR Newswire] Food ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    David Santos 'In' at Hotel Griffou; Eric Hara 'Out' at Sienna and Dekko Café

    ​David Santos, most recently at 5 & Diamond, is the new chef at Hotel Griffou, where he's revamping the menu with a Portuguese accent. [Grub Street] Eric Hara has been keeping busy helming the Oak Room at the Plaza's kitchen, as well as consulting at forthcoming Sienna and Dekko Café in Ast ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Is Paula Deen Scary Enough to Be Your Halloween Costume? Um, That Would Be a Yes.

    Scary: Guy Fieri.​Stumped for a great Halloween costume this year? Check out CHOW's excellent gallery of food-celebrity costumes. Some are scary, like the Paula Deen, complete with lightning-white teeth. Others are just, well, awesome, like the purple-draped Alice Waters or slightly slutty Mic ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Jean-Georges Vongerichten Boxes Hugh Jackman; Amanda Freitag Dreams of Cooking in a Field

    ​Simon Oren, a partner in Nice Matin, Marseille, Barbounia, and Five Napkin Burger, is expected to take over the space that once occupied Ed Brown's Eighty One, and is currently hunting for a chef. [Grub Street] Jean-Georges Vongerichten spars with actor Hugh Jackman in season five of the Su ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and time to look back at the best of the week that was: We ranked Our 10 Best Bodega Frozen Treats. Breuckelen's Brad Estabrooke talked distilling gin, Brooklyn, and why boozehounds are more fun than oenophiles. Fat Pants Friday celebrated Birdbath Bakery's summer fruit tar ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    The Guy Fieri Show at Caesar's Palace in Atlantic City

    ​The chef steps away for a moment, and the duck begins to burn. Julia Moskin published an excellent piece in the NY Times this morning on the subject of a Guy Fieri show she'd witnessed in Atlantic City recently. As luck would have it, I attended the same show. Here are my personal impression ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    The Infantilization of Kitchenware, or How Did My Vegetable Peeler Turn Into an Ape?

    ​A chef stands at the door of Broadway Panhandler, wordlessly inviting you to come inside and view his Chamber of Kitchenware Horrors. It used to be that kitchenware (the tools one uses in the kitchen) was austere and strictly functional in its design. A bottle opener typically had a rectangu ... More >>

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    April 30, 2010

    Our Ten Worst Food Show Hairstyles

    On this fine Friday, we turn our thoughts from food to follicles. Among the many, many reasons to watch televised cooking shows are the coiffures sported by their hosts and contestants. Top Chef wouldn't be Top Chef without its dependable supply of fauxhawks and Sapphic mullets, or, for that matter, ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    Hugh Acheson Coming to NYC; Benihana Gets a New Exec Chef

    ​Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn has plans to open outposts of his D.C. restaurant Good Stuff in, Arlington, Virginia, and Georgetown, and maybe in "Chicago, L.A., even London and Tokyo." [Bloomberg] Hugh Acheson, the chef-owner of Five & Ten in Athens, Ga. and a James Beard nominee, has just ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    What Animal Does Your Favorite Chef Look Like? Phase Two

    ​Guy Fieri looks like an ostrich A couple of days ago in a sort of stoned fugue, we got the paranoid idea that chefs were really animals posing as people. Not a very good idea, certainly, but one that proved so much fun to investigate, that we did it again.

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    March 11, 2010

    Guy Fieri Plays Incredibly Weird, Inane Game on Leno

    In which we learn that Guy Fieri's parents were hippie-crunchy cooks, that he hates liver, and that he likes to play a very strange game involving tissues and Kristin Stewart. [via Eater]

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    January 6, 2010

    Kim Kardashian, the Face (and Cleavage) of Carl's Jr.'s Salads, Deep-fries Oreos on Jay Leno

    Just weeks after the Carl's Jr. spot starring Kim Kardashian making love to a salad was unveiled, the reality show star appeared with Guy Fieri on The Jay Leno Show for a segment featuring deep-fried Oreos and deep-fried pizza.

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    November 20, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette: Big Gay Ice Cream Men Face Guy Fieri; Yet Another Freight Elevator Lunch

    This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily sent the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck's Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff to the Guy Fieri Road Show to witness flair bartending and a pork-cooking encore. The Food Section unearths a new site called TasteStopping that solely publishes food photographs rejected by oth ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Own a Piece of Your Favorite Chef: Slow Food NYC Auctions Tools of the Trade

    What would you give for this man's jacket?​ Some people throw their underwear onstage at Tom Jones (or Guy Fieri). Others stand in line for hours to get a copy of their favorite cookbook signed. If you're a die-hard fan of some of the chefs this city has produced, now's your chance to own a pi ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Tom Mylan on 'Miami Vice,' Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri, Sake, and his Bachelor Party

    Tom Mylan​ Yesterday, The Meat Hook opened, and we ran an interview with butcher Tom Mylan about the meats he's selling there, the tribulations of being called a "rock star butcher," and why butchering isn't as cool as you think it is. Read on to check out the second half of the interview, i ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Pix from the Fringes of the New York City Wine & Food Festival

    ​ The most frightening part of the festival was certainly the pumpkin Guy Fieri. This last weekend from Thursday through Sunday, Chelsea Market was the epicenter of a welter of classes, demonstrations, personal appearances, food seminars, and frenetic promotional activities that were part of ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Guy Fieri Descends on Doyers Street

    ​Earlier this afternoon, a friend of FiTR was sipping a complimentary cup of tea and waiting for an order of fried shrimp noodles at Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodle Inc. when a woman nearby began gesticulating wildly, yelling, "food star! Food star!" Sitting at a booth with some equally well-padded c ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Domino's Grossout Kids Face Arrest; TV Chefs on the Naughty List & Bruni Begs: Eat At Restaurants!

    "Michael" and "Kristy" from the grossout YouTube video in which two Domino's Pizza employees defile pizza toppings before allegedly serving them to customers face felony charges and, possibly, a civil suit. [FOXNews] Don't do as they say or as they do--TV chefs are spreading their bad habits to vie ... More >>

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