The Voice just returned from a trip to Las Vegas. While we enjoyed the UNITY 2012 and NLGJA conferences, we were disturbed by the "city" itself. Here are 37 reasons why we hated it, presented in no particular order, except that No. 37 is the most insidious.
1. The architecture of confusion reigns s ... More >>
Pomp, circumstance, product placement, and varying levels of inebriation all converged at Avery Fisher Hall last night for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Many white men were awarded large gold pendants that dangled from green sashes. It was a particularly good night for New York, wit ... More >>
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
Oh, Nigella Lawson! Where have you been all our viewing lives? Why couldn't it be you to hold the permanent position of Droll British Judge on Top Chef, instead of froggy Toby Young?
Lawson was the freshest thing about last night's episode, which began by giving off the sad, stale air of co ... More >>
Tonight, Nils Noren will compete on Top Chef Masters against Michael Chiarello (Bottega Restaurant), Rick Moonen (RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay), and Lachlan McKinnon Patterson (Frasca Food & Wine). Noren, who cheffed at Aquavit for 10 years, and is now the vice president of culinary and pastry arts ... More >>