"As musicians, we are constantly just writing music every day in the studio. Then once in a while we get an itch to put out a body of work. For me the itch came back after I ran for President of Haiti and went through the fire and came back home."
Start with a food competition show, add a talented cook, stir in some drama and charm and you've cooked up a new celebrity chef. Is that enough for success in the highly competitive restaurant business?
Boston is my home now and that's the best justification I have for writing about the 12th season of Bravo's Top Chef, which premiered this week with Beantown as backdrop. Why else would I torture myself like this?
Colicchio's family includes a total of 12 immigrants -- eight of whom came through Ellis Island, three more who entered via New York earlier (one just four months prior to its opening), and a solitary ancestor who opted for Philadelphia.
Curious about what happens when East Coast edge meets Southern charm? Viewers can find out by watching Jersey girl, Jaime Primak Sullivan negotiate an Alabama suburb in the new unscripted comedy, Jersey Belle.