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'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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
Thrillist

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.

Charlie Trotter: We Are Forever in Your Debt

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

At the memorial service on Monday, there were at least 400 people and an estimated 50 of them were wearing white chef jackets.  The pastor likened eating with Charlie Trotter to the sacrament of breaking bread.

Remembering Charlie Trotter

Homaro Cantu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Homaro Cantu

Charlie would say, "More caviar! No we can't charge them for more, we just do it! That's what we do, the right thing. Anything less would not be enough, anything more and it would be too much."

Jared Wentworth: A Chef for the People

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Jared Wentworth just might be the hardest working chef in Chicago. He recently told me that he has been working 18 hours days opening his newest restaurant, Dusek's, and drinking with his team the following four. I sort of believe him.

Chang Is Wired

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

The top food trends circulating the minds of chefs and the mouths of editors comes to fruition in the October issue of Wired magazine. Let's talk umami and bugs!

Kitchen Hack: Cleaning Shrimp to Prevent Overcooking

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 11.17.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

These few tips will make your shrimp faster, easier, cleaner and more beautiful.

Anthony Bourdain's Ingredients Get 'Remixed'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste

This remix makes us want to get down with some beets and beats.

Farm to Chef to Table: Nightwood Restaurant

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The problem with the concept of farm to table is that it leaves out a major ingredient: the chef. I interviewed chef Jason Vincent of Pilsen's Nightwood Restaurant and it was quickly apparent that he was included in the Food and Wine list of "Best New Chefs in America" of 2013 for a reason.

One KewlBite at a Time

Reed Alexander | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Reed Alexander

I'm always mindful of what I eat, how I work out and the way I feel, and I constantly remind myself that I am a "work in progress."

LOOK: Sofia Vergara Shows Glimpses 'Chef' Via Twitter

VOXXI | Daysi Calavia-Lopez | Posted 08.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Sofia Vergara said goodbye to the brunette look she sports on the television show “Modern Family” and welcomed golden locks for her latest movie r...

What It's Like To Cook For A Mega Star

Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste

'Living a champagne lifestyle on a Kool-Aid pocket book.'

Dustin Hoffman Joins All-Star Cast Via Vine

Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

Jon Favreau has set an all-star cast for his next feature film, the comedy "Chef." In addition to Favreau himself and Robert Downey Jr., "Chef" will a...