Hell's Kitchen (TV Show)

  • Film

    May 7, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    A Full Roster of Super Bowl Events

    The Super Bowl's debut in the Big Apple has the city's restaurant industry abuzz with offers. From fan friendly events to bars that have more TVs than Best Buy, there are plenty of reasons to skip the home made onion dip and head out into the wild blue yonder for the game. But before you do, here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Best NYC Musicians by Genre, Clubs, and Comedians

    It's out! This year's Best Of Issue is, if we say so ourselves, the best. It features (rough count here) 1,000,000 write ups about the unknown or undeniable things that make our city great. Here, we run down some of big Best Of Winners for music, bars, clubs, and comedy. Check it all out and get bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Under Review: Sietsema is in Spicy Heaven at Sweet Yummy House; Rao Devours "Fresh-Killed" Chicken at Hanjan

    For our own Robert Sietsema, hearing the name Sweet Yummy House "conjured up gingerbread dwellings deep in the woods made by witches." In reality, the Elmhurst restaurant is one of the city's newest Sichuan restaurants, specializing in "delicious peculiarities resulting from fusion with other cuisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Say Hello To Pig and Khao, Prospect

    The restaurant veterans behind Fatty Crew Hospitality Group have partnered with Bravo's Top Chef contestant Leah Cohen to open Pig and Khao. It's Southeast Asian cuisine and the shared plates menu will pay homage to traditional Southeast Asian fare, such as pork and rice, infused with Thai and Filip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    What's Angelo Sosa Up To at Anejo Tequileria?

    The best dish we tried was the scrumptious beef taquitos. Angelo Sosa - the season seven Top Chef contestant who ended up in second place - opened Anejo Tequileria in Hell's Kitchen as chef and partner this past January, focusing on aged tequilas and similar Mexican fermented products. Fork in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Under the Toque: Olympic Menus, New Chefs at Jean Georges

    ‚Äč Simon Hulstone and Heston Blumenthal have teamed up to create the menus that will be served to British Airways customers during the Olympics. [Eat Out] Chef shuffles at Jean Georges: Mark Lapico is now executive chef; the new chef de cuisine is Erik Battes; Joe Murphy is in charge of pastries ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Scientology on the High Seas: Squirrel Cookery!

    ​In November we started a new feature here on Fridays: the Voice has obtained hundreds of copies of L. Ron Hubbard's previously unpublished "Orders of the Day," which he gave to crew members as he sailed the Mediterranean. Our documents cover the period from late 1968 through 1971, and this ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Make Angelo Sosa's Corn Dumpling Stew

    Even though it's not as seasonally cold as expected, it's still cold enough for spooning up bowls of warm liquid. Whether it's one of Robert Sietsema's ramen picks, takeout egg drop soup, or Luzzo's Zuppe Bollito, Fork in the Road has pretty much solidified that January equals Soup Month. So, why no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    NYC's Hottest Ramen: Geki Kara at Tabata

    ​Geki Kara Ramen is $9 worth of molten chilies--plus noodles. Japanese cuisine has been playing footsie with chilies over the last five years or so, and it's the rare Japanese menu that doesn't boast a fiery dish or two. And today nearly all ramen parlors in the city (which must number nearl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Paul Niedermann 'In' at BLT Steak; Daniel Angerer 'In' at Dig Inn (Formerly Known as Pump Energy)

    ​Paul Niedermann, who just won this season of Hell's Kitchen, has scored himself a job as head chef at BLT Steak. [FitR] Daniel Angerer, who recently shuttered Klee Brasserie and Little Cheese Pub, is now at the helm of the five locations of Dig Inn, the new incarnation of Pump Energy. [Crain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Tippler, Goodbye to La Fonda Boricua

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Coco, a Japanese restaurant in Williamsburg, has shuttered. [Eater] The Burger Heaven location on Madison between 54th and 55th Street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Alex Stupak to Do Even More Mexican; April Bloomfield Goes to France

    ​Alex Stupak has confirmed that he will open a second location of Empellon, in the space currently occupied by Counter. [Eater] April Bloomfield on her first-ever trip to Paris and Lyon: "I wasn't expecting it to be so peasant-like, so that was a nice surprise, and Paris is not as anal as I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    American Idol: Jacob Lusk, You Were Too Good For This Show

    Michael Becker/FOXFarewell, Jacob. ​It always happens. My end-to-end favorite contestant has never, ever won American Idol. They usually do pretty well, but they always flame out within a few weeks of the finish line because of some combination of nerves, bad choices, mass bad taste, and the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Hell's Kitchen Is Hot; Sandra Lee to Launch Kitchen Line

    ​Increased food prices have begun to affect diners directly, with restaurants like Per Se and 'wichcraft raising their menu prices. [Wall Street Journal] A group of women at Bravo were said to be bitching about the special treatment Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi gets. (This is news?) [NY Post] He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    L.A. School District Bans Jamie Oliver, All Reality TV from Schools; Chick-fil-A Isn't the Only One That's Anti-Gay

    ​The Los Angeles Unified School District has denied a request by Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution to film at a local high school, and has banned all reality TV shows from shooting in schools. [Hollywood Reporter] A Finnish group that calls itself the Food Liberation Army has "kidnapped" a statu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Kevin McGhee 'In' at Picholine; Shlomi Biton 'Out' at Mahjong

    ​Since the shuttering of Xie Xie, Angelo Sosa is keeping busy with projects such as rolling out a new kati roll with the Kati Roll Company. You can even see him behind the counter! [Midtown Lunch] Kevin McGhee, the former sous-chef at Eleven Madison Park, is the new chef de cuisine at Picholi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Gordon Ramsay Cookware: Xmas Pots & Pans From Hell('s Kitchen)

    ​Even the box seems a bit grim... Department and specialty stores are brimming this time of year with kitchenware endorsed by celebrity chefs, with Jamie Oliver (11-piece stainless steel cook set), Mario Batali (7.5 quart persimmon colored Dutch oven), and Giada De Laurentiis (5/8 quart butte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    South Park Lampoons Food Network and Foodies as Cartman Impersonates Gordon Ramsay

    ​On stilts, Cartman fools Randy into thinking he's Gordon Ramsay. Last night's South Park was a hilarious send-up of the Food Network and celebrity chefs, and few avoided being hit by the satiric splatter.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Wheat Shortage Looms; Foursquare Lures Fast-Food Chains

    ​Farmers and animal rights activists in Ohio have reached an agreement to restrict the confinement of hens raised for eggs and meat, which could lead those in other states to follow suit. [NY Times] Russia, one of the world's biggest exporters of wheat, is experiencing its worst drought in 13 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Cloned Meat & Milk May Have Hit the Shelves; Rare Yellow Lobster Found

    ​Although no vendor has publicly acknowledged it, meat and dairy products originating from cloned animals may already be on supermarket shelves in Europe. [NY Times] Gordon Ramsay reportedly owes some $2 million in taxes. The celebrity chef now has three TV shows in the U.S.: Hell's Kitchen, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Anthony Bourdain Pauses to Reflect on 2007, the Year That the Food World Tilted on Its Axis

    Anthony Bourdain in a reflective moment.​As this miserable decade exhales its last, poisonous breaths, Anthony Bourdain has a few thoughts to share about what's changed in the food world not over the last 10 years, but the last three.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Ramsay on Conan: "I'm Not Your Bitch!"

    Gordon Ramsay made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien last night. The two traded friendly digs, made baked Alaska, and had a minor food fight. Highlights included Conan freaking out a la Joseph Tinnelly from Hell's Kitchen and screaming: "Don't touch me! I'm not your bitch!"

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Under the Toque--Gordon Ramsay Swears His Butt Off; Jonathan Benno May Be Leaving Per Se

    Angelo Sosa, the former executive sous-chef at Jean Georges, is about to open an Asian sandwich shop called Xie Xie ("Thank You," in Chinese) in Hell's Kitchen, and hopes to turn the eatery into a nationwide chain. [Eater] Gordon Ramsay said the F-word 115 times in the first 40 minutes of a two-hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    The Chopping Block: Only Marco Pierre White Can Save Us

    The Chopping Block, the new cooking competition show on NBC with Marco Pierre White, is serious stuff. Watching it, you might wonder if you're viewing a reality show in the comfort of your own home or a post-apocalyptic thriller at the multiplex. Times are bleak, business is hard, the streets are me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    To Watch Tonight: Gordon Ramsay's Sadomasochism

    There's a new episode of Gordon's Ramsay Hell's Kitchen on tonight, and if it's anything like last week's episode, which involved a meat processing plant, forced eating, Ramsay throwing raw meat at one cheftestant, and a cruelly early wakeup call with clanging pots and pans, there will be plenty of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Recipe: Chef Ji Cha's Bibimbap

    New York chef Ji Cha grew up in her father's theater-district Korean restaurant and always knew she wanted to be a chef. She recently appeared on the current season of Hell's Kitchen, and was one of the most talented members of the woman's team, before an injury forced her to leave the show. Today, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Department of Inaccurate Iconography

    The city carefully regulates advertising signage in public places, but finds ways to controvene its own rules. It has recently installed banners in various tourist-oriented neighbor-hoods flogging its lifestyle website, Apparently, these flop-in-the-wind banners are intended to be le ... More >>

  • Screens

    December 14, 2004

    Bad Chef, Good Chef

    Would you like a little testosterone with that soufflé (or how about a knuckle sandwich)?