Top Chef All-Stars Exit Interview: Episode 2


Calm down, Joe Jonas isn’t the new host of Top Chef All-Stars. He was just the awkwardly placed judge for the Quickfire challenge. And who else would our chef’testants be cooking for this week when a Jonai is present? None other than a room full of thankless kids. Read on to see what this week’s surprising loser has to say.

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Top Chef Exit Interview: Episode 7

The Palm

Our man Brit was live at The Palm DC last night, where one sniveling, pea-stealing Top Chef-testant had their portrait unveiled on the walls of the restaurant. But of course, one other chef had to pack up some knives and leave. We hear from them, after the jump.

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Top Chef Exit Interview: Episode 1


Holy Poop Balls! Top Chef is back. (And so is Padma’s rack.) Season 7 will surely provide awesome chefs, over the top douche bags and horrible DC-related puns, as demonstrated by the first episode’s name: House of Chef-presentatives.

Here’s our chat with the first axed chef’testant.

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Cheflebrity Smörgåsbord: Everybody Loves Sam


The latest and greatest news about celebrity chefs, served up buffet style.

– Sorry, ladies (and gents of that persuasion)!  Looks like Chef Talbot is off the market.

– Sweet God in heaven, why would you put Paula Deen on American Idol?  It’s like two crappy tastes that taste crappy together.

After the jump…an updated Delicious Dish, alternative medicine and the culinary world collide and one of The New York Times’ recent cutbacks must have been in their linguistics department.

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Cheflebrity Smörgåsbord: Masters of the Foodiverse


The latest and greatest news about celebrity chefs, served up buffet style.

– The crew for the second season of Top Chef Masters was announced and includes Wylie Dufresne.  I’m installing him as an early 4-to-1 favorite and placing the over/under for foams at 7.5.  I suggest you take the over.

– Speaking of Top Chef, you can now pay to take a TC-themed walking tour of NYC.  Just remember…our Top Chef NYC guide is free!!!

After the jump…Tony Bourdain freelances in the sports section, The Ripper regresses to his dorm room days and our latest Old Media Update.

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Cheflebrity Smörgåsbord: Tater Tats


The latest and greatest news about celebrity chefs, served up buffet style.

– The Bleep Bloop crew takes on the Iron Chef video game.  The winner?  Apparently, companies that make cheap attachments for your Wiimote.

– I think we can safely say:  Food tattoos are rarely a good idea.  Yes, that is Eric Ripert.

After the jump…the Food Network Empire keeps growing and it’s getting HOT in here.

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