Boston is my home now and that's the best justification I have for writing about the 12th season of Bravo's Top Chef, which premiered this week with Beantown as backdrop. Why else would I torture myself like this?
While having children has been the most life-altering experience and process I have lived through, I have to say that the blessing that I walked out of those years of (finally) diagnosis and treatment with -- the blessing I think of only now with distance from the moment -- is that I learned the importance of listening to my body's messages.
The highly articulate Lakshmi has an affinity for local history and culture, and she elaborated on the fact that "New Orleans is the only place in America that has a completely different ethnic food and yet it's very American.
Watching TV these days you have to wonder when dinner and dessert became so competitive. Even hostile. There are Food Wars and Throwdowns everywhere...
Cranston, just off of Breaking Bad relishes the duality of character. While there aren't many connections to draw between Walter White and Lyndon Johnson, both are tenacious in their pursuit of creating a meth empire and a more just society respectively.
By the time we got there, the tent at Gardiner's Farm was chockablock with browsers and book buyers, especially at one table where Gwyneth Paltrow sig...
If you've been paying any attention to the food world in the last ten years, you know who Padma Lakshmi is.
The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) announced the winners of its competition categories at a ceremony at NYU's Skirball Center last week, in the...
In order to help give your mom -- or yourself -- that sweet little escape, we've complied a list of the best cookbooks written by moms for your mom or yourself.
Global charity auction site Charitybuzz.com is kicking off the 2012 holiday season with 12 Days of Giving, a holiday auction for social good, featuring 12 of our most philanthropic celebrity partners.
I had issues with "Top Chef" last season -- a lot of issues -- and though "Top Chef: Seattle" feels like my old favorite reality competition show again, I am still a bit wary.
It's great to be living in a swing state during a presidential campaign as the election day gets closer. It seems to bring out the best and worst in people and politics.
Although I've been reading and reviewing books for several decades, not until Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, have I realized how some part of me continues to look at books through callow eyes, to assess them naively.
As useful and universal as the experience of living with the list has been, I can't help thinking: Isn't there something else we might add to the roster? We're always changing and growing, after all; mightn't The List reach in new directions too?
In The World Before Her, Canadian-based filmmaker Nisha Pahuja takes the audience on a voyage into the apparently contradictory worlds of the glamorous Miss India contest and the militant Durgha Vahini camps.
You don't have to suffer in silence.