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The Secrets to Joe Bastianich's Success

Regina Varolli | Posted 03.04.2016 | Taste
Regina Varolli

"I'm a compulsive entrepreneur," said Joe Bastianich, "it's all I want to do all the time, so Restaurant Startup is the perfect show for me." In its third season and wrapping tonight with the season finale, Bastianich took some time to chat with me about his career on television and as both a highly successful restaurateur and investor.

3 Delicious Reasons to See Burnt, 1 Bitter Reason Why Not

Tara McNamara | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Tara McNamara

Does Burnt deliver on its mouth-watering premise... or it's title? Here's what you need to know.

Bradley Cooper Wields a Hot Knife in Burnt

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Bradley Cooper has been prepping for the role of Adam Jones in the film Burnt from the time he shucked oysters in a New Jersey restaurant back in the ...

Celebrity Restaurateur Michael Chernow's Weird and Wonderful Road to Seamore's

Myra Chanin | Posted 08.14.2015 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Michael Chernow, Chief Executive Everything of Seamore's, Nolita hot new seafood restaurant, gets my vote as the gutsiest entrepreneur of 2015. Why?

On the Culture Front: The (RED) Supper, Forbidden Root, The Yes Men, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.19.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

On a soggy evening on the last night of May under two large white tents set up on pier 26, I sat down with throngs of people at one endless table for the ambitious (RED) Supper.

Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

Gwyneth, I Hope You Learned Something

Ashley Alteman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Impact
Ashley Alteman

I hope that this challenge taught you a few things: mainly, how a large percentage of the American population lives quite differently than you do. More so, I hope the next time you sit back and ponder why you get slammed in the media so frequently, you will reread your previous statements.

Here’s How Gwyneth Paltrow Did On A $29 Food Stamp Budget

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.17.2015 | Entertainment

For seven days, Gwyneth Paltrow will live on the $29-per-week budget of families who rely on the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). ...

Why Do We Toss Pizza Dough?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.02.2015 | Taste

Mario Batali's got the answer.

How to Break Down a Chicken

Food52 | Posted 08.14.2014 | Taste

Chicken is meant to be eaten every way imaginable.

How to Shuck Scallops

Food52 | Posted 09.14.2014 | Taste

Few of us have gotten to know the whole scallop -- the scallop with the hard exterior and little boot, the scallop that needs just a bit of cajoling to come out of its large, fortified shell.

Chefs' Movie Doppelgangers: Famous Chefs At The James Beard Awards

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

At this year's awards we decided to ask our favorite chefs who would play them in a movie version of their life.

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.

Celebrities With Awesome Food Feeds

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

When food porn -- as it is sometimes called -- is your thing, social media is the place to go.

Jimmy Kimmel & Mario Batali Make Some Strangers' Day

Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel was inspired by a story he heard about celebrity chef Mario Batali cooking a spontaneous meal for some strangers, so he decided to recrea...

Want To See Mario Batali In Drag? Here You Go

Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste

And Michael Symon as Sporty Spice is not a sight we need to see again.

The NYC Wine and Food Festival: What Flavor Is Your Foam?

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 12.23.2013 | Taste
Corinna Clendenen

For those curious about new directions in the culinary world, this weekend offered views that would titillate the taste buds of any gourmet.

Recipe: Healthy & Easy Caviar Toast

Michelle Won | Posted 12.21.2013 | Taste
Michelle Won

Caviar is often viewed as an out-on-the-town delicacy. Well, enter my husband.

Mario Batali's 6 Surprising Mayonnaise Tips

Ali Rosen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Batali uses mayonnaise in everything from aioli to dessert. He even has a recipe for a banana and mayonnaise sandwich.

Risky Business Is Good Business

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

It's surprising how few organizations encourage risk taking and foster a culture of outside-the box thinking. We are taught to set goals, achieve measurable results and assess success. But we are rarely encouraged to push the boundaries of new ideas and pioneering thoughts.

New App Embraces Food Photo Craze For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 08.28.2013 | Technology

We get it. You're going to take a photo of that delicious plate of pasta you're about to dive into. It's beautiful and you've been looking forward to ...

Mario Batali On Justin Bieber: 'I Would Have Brutally Kicked His Ass'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste

Bravo, Batali.

Batali, Flay, Colicchio, Ray Talk Fame And Food

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 06.19.2013 | Taste

Four celebrity chefs walk into a restaurant...

One Million Meals for Kids

Sandra Lee | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Sandra Lee

If we continue to combine our efforts, we can eventually make childhood hunger yesterday's news. Think of that, next time you bite into a cupcake.

Four Meals with Jim (Harrison)

John J. Healey | Posted 07.07.2013 | Books
John J. Healey

The public persona he presents, utterly unique, both brash and delicate, subversive and charming, masks an inner core of serious artistry. This lover of nature in all of its forms -- good, bad and ugly -- mostly lives an austere, isolated life that has enabled him to make such a rich contribution to the fragile, precious library of American literature.