| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:29 PM
As we begin this week’s episode of “Top Chef,” I have to ask: Did anyone really miss Beverly? Over the past few weeks I had rooted for her because I love an underdog, but let’s be real: The woman was annoying.
This week the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Hello, Top Cheffers! Tonight’s episode felt like the quiet before the storm. The final three chefs, Lindsay, Paul and Sarah, are very friendly toward one another. Usually there is a little infighting or a passive-aggressive “good luck”...
| Jul 30, 2012
Prior to Hurricane Katrina, Sidney Torres IV was mainly an expert in real estate. But in short order post-K, he became the rock star of the trash collection world.
Now, Torres has gone from trash man to paradise. Torres purchased and is restoring a 32...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 9:11 AM
You can't miss Janee Taylor's infectious laugh in the kitchen. She's got a lot to smile about these days.
NOCCA culinary department chair Dana D’Anzi Tuohy describes her as, “Bright and talented. You can tell she’s just a really,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Welcome to the holiday baking homestretch. Today at my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, check out four twists on classic thumbprint cookies. These iconic treats have an indentation in the center made with the baker's thumb or a small spoon. The tiny...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:09 AM
It's a "Top Chef" Thanksgiving! (Even though this was probably filmed in August.) The guest judge for this week is Editor-In-Chief of Food & Wine, Dana Cowin.
Padma shows the contestants a map of the world and points out that there are 17 countries...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Spoiler alert: This post contains a recap of Wednesday's "Top Chef" episode.
Chicago native Chrissy Camba lived to see another round — though at times her fate looked questionable — on the 10th season of Bravo’s award-winning television...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Celebrity chef Rick Bayless will host a free cooking demonstration at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Macyâs in Orlando's Mall at Millenia. In addition, the restauranteur, author and Macyâs Culinary Council member, will sign copies of his new co...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This holiday, many Evanston residents will be focused not only giving and receiving gifts but also on eating turkey and apple pie, and enjoying the …...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Emeril Lagasse at N9NE Steakhouse with general manager Tim Griffin on March 7, 2011. (Photo courtesty of N9NE Steakhouse). Chef Emeril Lagasse and his wife dined at N9NE Steakhouse on Monday. Lagasse had the chicken entree. The Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Nicole Richie (right) at Sofia with co-owner Ashley Zisook on March 14, 2011. (Photo by Tyler Curtis/Darkroom Demons) If two basketball stars visit your restaurant and the more normal one of the pair is Joakim Noah, you’re probably in for an...