Ted Allen is certainly a skilled cook, given that he hosts Chopped and was the culinary expert on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. But his true culinary specialties are "stupid, over-elaborate, fancy-ass" meals, as his recent appearance on the Onion News Network can attest.
Ample Hills CreameryBrian Smith puts some brawn behind his brainchild.Yesterday, we spoke with Ample Hills Creamery's Brian Smith about ice cream, his past career writing "monster-of-the-week movies" for the Sci Fi channel, and his plans to open his own ice cream shop, preferably in Park Slop ... More >>
The dailies are covering the story of John Runowicz, a former NYU
employee who allegedly bilked the university out of $409,000 by submitting
bogus receipts for reimbursement.
According to the Post, the Daily News,
and the Times,
Runowicz did so by dumpster-diving at Warehouse Wines & Spirit ... More >>
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 >>