"For the modern-day chef, it takes a combination of different things to be successful. Not only do you need to know recipes and how to run the kitchen and a staff, but you need to know how to crunch numbers and market yourself."
A luxe, cavernous space on a quiet street in Old Montreal with a sophisticated hunting and fishing lodge menu that's always rich and satisfying.
You may know Dale Talde as the lovable two-time cheftestant who didn't quite make it to the finish line on Bravo's Top Chef. But the ambitious Asian-fusion connoisseur is now making a local name for himself in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival is a 2-week celebration featuring various Chicago events centered on fashion and culture, culminating in Fashion's Night Out.This past week, "A Magnificent Taste" was held at Pioneer Court.
I always hit up the taxi drivers to find good food in an unfamiliar place. The minute I hop in a taxi from the airport I'll ask them where they eat and they usually give recommendations for these great little local places.
Whenever I brought up the staff meal, I found that chefs were very eager to talk about it, so I decided to make a short film series that explores the staff meals (often called Family Meal) at different restaurants around the country.
For those trying to eat healthfully or lose weight, dining with children can be a challenge -- even for top food pros. In the best-case scenario, however, having a child helps you eat better than you did before.
We've come up with a list of the worst possible spin-offs of currently airing TV shows. And, yes, they're all considerably more watchable than The Choice. In most of these shows, at least the terrible people die at the end.
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.
It's an honor to spread the word that between now and May 17, more than one hundred leaders in politics, media, Hollywood, and sports are teaming up a...
The National Restaurant Association show is a force to be reckoned with, representing a significant inflow of tourism dollars for the city of Chicago.
I've been around the New York restaurant scene for more than 30 years and few names come up with as much respect and affection as that of Floyd Cardoz. I couldn't believe I never met him until I went to North End Grill a few days ago to celebrate the birthday of a great friend.
With the windfall of celebration that followed his victory on Bravo's Top Chef, Paul Qui has become a veritable ambassador for Austin to the culinary world and one of the city's biggest champions.
If the existential slicing and dicing of pork from pig answers the ethical objections to meat-eating, can there be any real objection to the cultivation and consumption of vat-grown people meat?
Indeed, all these shows had their forebears in the days of radio. But, for the sake of argument, let's leave our family-tree tracing to the early days of TV. There are really only four models for most reality shows, four shows from which all others spring.
On March 8, 2012, The Beach Chronicles hit the big screen for its debut at the Miami International Film Festival. I was lucky enough to attend the debut screening and catch up with it's stars.