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Can Fish Be Too Fresh?

Tristan Welch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Tristan Welch

There is a window of two to three hours when a fresh catch is an exemplary piece of fish.

What Chefs Really Eat At The End Of The Day

Jennifer Small | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Jennifer Small

He might have stopped at one of his favorite taco trucks on the way home. But if not, he's starving! So what does he grab when he walks in the door? It's probably not what you think.

Carving Out A New Niche: Meat The Celebrity Artisans

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 08.02.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

Butchers, bakers and cheese makers are honing their skills and carving out a niche for themselves on the French culinary scene.

Just a Chef

Jason Rivas | Posted 07.19.2014 | Latino Voices
Jason Rivas

In the kitchen, you do the same thing and work with the same people all the time... But it is still a different experience: things change from day to day, even from minute to minute. Remember, life is messy and so are the people who make up this life.

Astoria Characters: The Caterer to the Stars

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Food has always been the bread of Jonathan's life. Growing up in Smithtown, New York, he watched his parents cook and took charge of most of the meals when they split up and his mother got a full-time job.

Matthew Jacobs

Here's Our Supercut Of The Best Food Porn In Movies | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau's new culinary delight "Chef" is 115 minutes of food porn. The comedy opens in limited release on May 9 and will expand wider in the weeks...

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

John Leguizamo Explains Why People Need To Reach Out To Latinos

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.07.2014 | Latino Voices

John Leguizamo knows all about the mojo. The Colombian-born actor stars in Jon Favreau’s latest indie comedy “Chef” as Martin, a witty and co...

WATCH: 'Chef' Star Talks About Sofía Vergara's Reaction To His Marriage Proposal

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.06.2014 | Latino Voices

"Chef" star Emjay Anthony may only be 10, but he’s not afraid to fight for Sofía Vergara’s heart. In his new indie comedy, Jon Favreau ("Elf...

Jon Favreau Stirs Appetite In 'Chef'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

From the mouth-watering carne asada to the molten chocolate cake, Jon Favreau's "Chef" is a delectable take on an out-of-work cook who experiences car...

WATCH: Even Professional Chefs Screw It Up In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.01.2014 | Taste

What doesn't kill you in the kitchen, will only make you a stronger cook

'Chef' Isn't Like 'Iron Man,' And That's Why Jon Favreau Is Happy

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — On "Chef," Jon Favreau got to cook with his own ingredients and set his own menu. The parallels for Favreau and the film are unmist...

New Movies for Foodies

Annette Insdorf | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Both Tasting Menu and Chef succeed in navigating between personal vision and audience expectation, as the characters create dishes that reflect their own juicy emotions.

Watch Jon Favreau Go Back To His Indie Roots With 'Chef'

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau's "Chef" premiered at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival, but general audiences can see what the erstwhile "Iron Man" director h...

The Chef's Chef: Carrie Nahabedian

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Carrie Nahabedian is a chef's chef. In the sometimes political culinary landscape, Chef Nahabedian is appreciated by all Chicago chefs, no matter what...

Jon Favreau Dishes On His Film CHEF | #SamsungSXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Jon Favreau, and the rest of the cast, stopped by the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss his new film, "Chef," cooking culture, and writing the ...

Christopher Rosen

Jon Favreau Still Likes Doing 'Big Movies' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau's "Chef," which premiered at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival, is not just about chefs and food porn. It's about what happens ...

Jon Favreau On Casting ScarJo, Dustin Hoffman: 'It's Hard To Get Them On The Phone'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Jon Favreau joins HuffPost Live from SXSW to discuss the stars of his film "Chef."...

The Best Tribeca Lineup In Years

Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Organizers for the Tribeca Film Festival announced the 2014 lineup of Spotlight, Midnight, Storyscapes and special screenings on Thursday, revealing n...

Travelle Brings Meaning to Elegant Mediterranean Cooking

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.13.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

There are kitchens, and then there are KITCHENS. The kitchen at Travelle restaurant in the Langham Hotel is a sight to behold, a true theater for the diners to experience as the chefs create their dishes each side of the line that projects into the restaurant.

The Charm and Finesse of Everest's Chef Joho

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I have been interviewing chefs on The Dinner Party for over two years, so it is about time that I interview a French one. Executive Chef Jean Joho of...

4 Things Restaurant Chefs Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

We chatted up the pros to find out what they're really doing in their kitchens—and how you can steal their moves. By Lynn Andriani Keep in...

9 Actually Legit Reasons for Sending Food Back at a Restaurant

Thrillist | Posted 02.21.2014 | Taste

We've all been there: sitting at a restaurant with a plate of food we don't want, pondering whether to send it back. On the one hand, you want what you ordered. But there are many legit reasons to send food back, reasons that won't draw your server's vengeance.

Fired Chef Uses Restaurant Twitter Account To Get Revenge

Posted 12.17.2013 | Small Business

Restaurants, like any company, have to be mindful of their employee's social media activity, but it's not every day that a restaurant's own Twitter fe...

Veggie Queen: Executive Chef Heather Terhune

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Chef Terhune isn't from Chicago and I wondered how she felt about being in one of the most culinary cities in the world.