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5 Things You Didn't Know About Anthony Bourdain's Roots

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Anthony Bourdain's very existence is against the odds, and his wanderlust almost inevitable.

'Biggest Loser': D.C. Chefs Edition

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chefs aren't exactly known for their healthy habits but a new initiative from the American Cancer Society is trying to change that. ...

PHOTOS: Inside Mike Isabella's New Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- One of D.C.'s most anticipated restaurants finally has an opening date: Kapnos, the third Washington offering from Chef Mike Isabella (G...

Mike Isabella Plans Big Food Truck Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 07.24.2012 | DC

Ready for a celebrity chef's food truck fantasy? For one day only, D.C. toque Mike Isabella of Graffiato and the newly-opened Bandolero will take ...

Bandolero Opens: Mike Isabella Proves Why He's Top Chef (PHOTOS)

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.25.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

In the race to be the Top Chef: All-Star of Washington, D.C., Mike Isabella has just raised the bar. Your move, Spike, Carla and Bryan.

'Top Chef' Mike Isabella Makes Big Restaurant Announcement

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Does "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella ever slow down? Tuesday morning, the former Zaytinya toque announced in a release plans to open two M...

Some Good Picks For D.C. Restaurant Week

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC

WASHINGTON -- How often do you get to eat out? This week, area restaurants are hoping more often than usual: Restaurant Week kicked off Monday with $2...

What Will Mike Isabella's New Restaurant Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Restaurateur Jonathan Umbel's new project with "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella, Bandolero, is finally starting to come into focus. Tue...

Rachel Tepper

Mike Isabella To Take Over Former Hook Space In Georgetown | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A chance encounter with "Top Chef" star Mike Isabella is to thank for restaurateur Jonathan Umbel's new Georgetown eatery. In partnershi...

Might Mike Isabella Open A Pizza Joint On H Street?

Washington City Paper | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

Chef Mike Isabella is shopping around for space to open a new pizza joint. The owner of the popular three-month-old Italian-inspired Chinatown eatery ...

'Top Chef' Alum Mike Isabella Teams Up With Food Blogger On Cookbook

Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

Chef Mike Isabella, a contestant on Top Chef Season 6 and runner-up on Top Chef All-Stars has hired blogger Carol Blymire to help write his upcoming c...

Chatting With Top Chef All-Stars Winner Richard Blais

Slashfood | Nichol Nelson, Posted Mar 31st 2011 @ 4:00PM | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

Richard Blais took home the title of Top Chef at the end of Wednesday's nights finale, and all is right with the world. After a long, surprisingly spi...

The First 'Top Chef All-Stars' Winner

Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

Top Chef season 4 near-winner Richard Blais won the first Top Chef All-Stars Wednesday night over season six's Mike Isabella. Taped in the Bahamas, t...

Top Chef All-Stars Finale Liveblog: Richard Blais vs. Mike Isabella

Michelle Weber | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Michelle Weber

Editor's Note: Michelle Weber of Thursday Night Smackdown is liveblogging the Top Chef All-Stars finale with HuffPost Food tonight. To participate, ...