Cheflebrity Smörgåsbord: Susie Fogelson Needs a Virtual Heimlich


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

– The new Food Network Wii game, Cook or Be Cooked!, will make you a world-class chef in the same way that Wii Sports has turned you into a professional athlete.  Remember: video bowling ain’t exercise, chubby.

– Salman Rushdie is reportedly still obsessed with Padma Lakshmi.  That’s a stunning lack of willingness to “live in the moment” displayed by someone who was wanted dead my millions of people.

After the jump:  A murder in the publishing business, Bobby Flay is moving on up and a celeb chef shows us that it’s never too late.

– Did Food Network’s new magazine kill Bon Appétit? <insert dramatic sound-effect>

– Bobby Flay and his wife Stephanie March are building a home on a nearly three-acre parcel of land in the Long Island town of Amagansett, which is apparently Algonquian for “land of the rich chef and actress.

– Celebrity Chef Curtis Aikens couldn’t read until he was 26 years old and now works to promote the cause of adult literacy programs.  I have no snarky comment about this…how cynical do you think I am!?

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  • gansie October 22, 2009  

    i will puke on food network magazine

  • Britannia October 22, 2009  

    We lost he likes of Gourmet and the potential downsizing of Bon Appetit for the likes of FN Magazine- Food Magazine for Dummies.

    Seriously, I bought it once on a flight, if I could have opened my window I would have thrown it to the birds, even they would have scoffed at it.

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