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A Walk on the Beach..for a Very Good Cause!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.16.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

What could be more enticing and even romantic than a walk on the beach one evening while sipping a glass of nice wine and snacking on a savory treat from a famous chef. Stop at a fire pit to toast some marshmallows...and greet a host of friends who are also there for a very good cause.

Astoria Characters: The Caterer to the Stars

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Food has always been the bread of Jonathan's life. Growing up in Smithtown, New York, he watched his parents cook and took charge of most of the meals when they split up and his mother got a full-time job.

Beverly Hills Centennial Cookbook Is Delicious!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Book cover depicts the Mac 'n Cheese dish from Wolfgang Puck's CUT at the Beverly Wilshire. All photos are courtesy of the publisher. I have not wr...

At Daniel's: A New Tradition for Oscar Night

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Daniel Boulud makes a mean red carpet, a special cocktail of that name for Oscar night. This, the second year in a row chef Boulud is host to the east...

Farm to Fork Across America: Chefs Collaborative Upgrading the Quality of Our Food Supply

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Julie Ann Fineman

With the rich agricultural heritage of the south as backdrop to historic Charleston, SC, I joined 300 of America's best chefs, food producers and food activists in early November, for the Chefs Collaborative National Sustainable Food Summit

Daniel Boulud's New Cookbook Is Fabulous!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I like nothing better than getting into bed at night with a pile of new cookbooks and spending the evening reading the recipes and anecdotes about the people who create them.

I'm With Stupid: Wolfgang Rocks the Three-Pig Culinary Masterpiece

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.16.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Every so often, in penning this column, I get to write words that I never thought I would see together in a sentence -- words so incongruous that there exists virtually no possibility of their being associated.

Tunisian Food Is Exotic and Delicious... and Here It's Kosher!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Alain Cohen is the Tunisian/French/Jewish-American who runs this restaurant. I am a non-practicing Jewish guy who exercises my Zen Juddhist beli...

Celebrating Chinese New Year at Chinois-on-Main!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The Chinese New Year, also known as The Spring Festival, begins Feb. 10th. I celebrate this holiday every year because of my affinity for Chinese culture and passion for Chinese food.

Wolfgang Puck Sued For Clumsy Waitress

Posted 02.01.2013 | Food

TMZ reports that a diner named Tamara Mason-Williams is suing Wolfgang Puck after getting a side of concussion with her dinner at the chef's Washingto...

PHOTOS: Chefs Reveal Foods That Are Better Than Sex

2011-02-22-marpoplogoweb1.jpg | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Marpop. By Mar Yvette Foodgasm, oral gratification, gastrophoria. Call it what you want. The bottom line is that ev...

WATCH: Animal Chefs Have Their Revenge

Posted 01.24.2013 | Los Angeles

For chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, revenge is a dish best served dry and bland. The much-lauded culinary duo of Animal, Son of a Gun and soon-t...

EXCLUSIVE: Wolfgang Puck Heads To '90210'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 11.26.2012 | TV

Wolfgang Puck will flex his acting muscles on an episode of "90210," HuffPost TV can exclusively reveal. Puck will appear as himself in a February ...

3 Things 'Top Chef: Seattle' Should Avoid

Maggie Furlong | Posted 11.07.2012 | TV
Maggie Furlong

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.

A First Look At The "New" Spago

Jay Weston | Posted 11.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have been writing about Wolfgang Puck and his restaurants since I first met the chef at Ma Maison in the late '70s, and I started commenting on Spago the night it opened, January 12, 1982, at its original location on Sunset.

Guess Who's Joining The 'Top Chef: Seattle' Judging Panel?

Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

The "Top Chef" gang is cooking up a storm in the Pacific Northwest! The Seattle-based 10th season will officially premiere on Wed., Nov. 7 at 10 p....

Anna Almendrala

Get To Know Govind Armstrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.03.2012 | Los Angeles

Govind Armstrong is at the epicenter of LA's contemporary restaurant scene. At 13 years old, he started off in the kitchen at Spago apprenticing with ...

The Best $500 Dinner of My Life... and Other Eating Adventures at the L.A. Food & Wine Festival

Jay Weston | Posted 10.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Yes my friends, for a worthy charity I would spend $500 for a dinner of this superb quality. As a gent at my table said, "Where can you eat and drink food of this incredible quality and feel good doing so?"

Mouthwatering Pics Of The LA Food & Wine Fest

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Thousands of lucky ticket holders swarmed LA Live this weekend for the second annual LA Food & Wine Festival, a three-day gathering of the nation's bi...

Wolfgang Puck's Hectic Summer-Revamping SPAGO and Hosting the 2nd Annual Food & Wine Festival!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Chef/entrepreneur Wolfgang Puck is one of those rare people who are never happy unless they have a score of projects simmering around them. But he seems to be outdoing himself this summer, with several major events on his schedule.

Two Great Chefs, Puck & Ducasse, Prepare One Great Dinner at Hotel Bel-Air!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Spago Chef Wolfgang Puck called me the morning after he catered the dinner at George Clooney's house for President Obama, and he was kind enough to detail the menu for that special evening.

Top Chefs Share Their Mothers' Best Lessons

Allison Adato | Posted 05.11.2012 | Taste
Allison Adato

When you talk to chefs about food, you're going to hear about family. Culinary school may be where they learned to cook for us, but at home is where they learned to eat.

Rachael Ray: The Most Media-Covered Food Personality Of The Year?

Posted 05.08.2012 | Food

Who's the food personality with the most media buzz of 2011? It's Rachael Ray, according to calculations by news archive company HighBeam Research. ...

L.A. Restaurant Scene is Booming!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The first few months of 2012 have proved to be a scintillating scene for the restaurant festival which is our fair city.

PHOTOS: New Desserts At The Source

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wolfgang Puck's Newseum restaurant, The Source, has a new face in the kitchen: Duane Copeland, who came on board last month as executive...