So much hype about chefs and who's the most influential on social media, etc. It's all a distraction from who makes the best food. Isn't that what chefs are supposed to do?
When Curtis Stone, host of Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates and Top Chef Masters, realized he wanted to be a chef, he left Australia and headed for Europe. After traveling around a few months, he landed in London at the doorstep of Marco Pierre White.
For those trying to eat healthfully or lose weight, dining with children can be a challenge -- even for top food pros. In the best-case scenario, however, having a child helps you eat better than you did before.
The city of Philadelphia has gotten a bad rap in recent history; it's a city associated with a high crime rate, a city left in the shadows of nearby N...
I recently spent some time with Guy Fieri at the Better Homes and Gardens Chill and Grill Festival to learn more about his foundation, Cooking with Kids.
This week we share Part Three of our interview with Thomas Keller, the chef and owner of The French Laundry and Per Se.
Chefs have an enormous power to make a difference, and they can do so without sacrificing flavor. If chefs ignore climate change, those oysters Thomas Keller and I both love will disappear from our warming oceans.
Sercarz's custom blends are his form of loving attention -- not just to a client's culinary tastes, but to her cravings and curiosity; her past, present and future; her off-the-cuff associations; her mundane routines and dreams.
You could be so cruel. Let's not even go into the winters, when the "lake effect" winds would have pissed off a penguin.
Parenting is amazing, sometimes hilarious and often difficult. Adjusting expectations so that the mini members of your dinner table eat what you're eating is a natural way to make life easier.
When you talk to chefs about food, you're going to hear about family. Culinary school may be where they learned to cook for us, but at home is where they learned to eat.
There's a lot of noise to sift through to find the good stuff. But rest assured, there are certain chefs, writers, photographers, and others who go above and beyond with the quality of their shots.
"I am an entertainologist and so is my mother. Take things that are special to you and your mom and incorporate them into the day. Make a tablescape with memories and mementos of your childhood."
Sitting down to dessert with David Burke is quite an experience. With a boisterous personality and bellowing voice that fill the room, Burke is clearly a larger-than-life guy who knows how to have a good time.
I felt an energy, a power such as I had never before experienced surging through me from my hands, those hands that had elevated mere food to art. I was, I felt, what I had always been meant to be: a celebrity chef.