| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Paula Deen's "MasterChef" appearance was everything that would be expected from the onetime Queen of Southern Cooking. She was charming, looked as cheery as a daffodil and wondered aloud why one of the competitors missed an opportunity to deep-fry some...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Funky Monkey Wine Co. chef Ashley Nickell is appearing on Food Network’s "Cutthroat Kitchen" 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29. The cooking competition show combines culinary skills and the ability to cleverly sabotage other contestants.
In each episode,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Lisa Jackson, the woman suing maligned Southern cook Paula Deen for racial discrimination and sexual harassment, has no standing as a victim of race, according to the federal judge overseeing her suit.
Jackson is white and was not directly discriminated...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:42 PM
It's been a minute since we've heard from Coolio, the rapper behind the '90s sing-along hit "Gangsta's Paradise." But the rapper is back, and not only is he rapping, but he's also cooking up some dinner for some strangers.
While in England, Coolio...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Anthony Bourdain, you can pretty much say whatever you like ... or at least you think you can. But when you call a Frito pie a "colostomy pie," then insist you like it, people get a little confused.
The former Food Network, Travel Channel and current...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Giada de Laurentiis of the hit Food Network TV shows "Everyday Italian" and "Giada at Home" will open her first restaurant next year. The chef famous for dishes such as chicken tetrazzini and ravioli Caprese has signed on to debut in the new Gansevoort...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Paula Deen won the battle, but she may have lost the war: The discrimination lawsuit brought against her was dismissed Friday, but only after it devastated the multimillion-dollar career of one of the most popular icons of the food world.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:57 AM
"Top Chef" season 11 kicked off Wednesday night in a swamp. There were alligators, frogs, a video of Padma Lakshmi dancing in the streets and Emeril Lagasse with a box of beignets. Oh yeah, this season's in New Orleans.
The winning prizes are still the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Name of restaurant: Wonderful Restaurant. The Chinese name is yi chi ban, or ichiban -- the Japanese word for No. 1.
Owner: Charlie Feng. Taiwanese immigrant Feng is a longtime restaurant owner with properties in Diamond Bar and Alhambra. His wife,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Clarissa Dickson Wright, the unlikely television star who shook up the food world from a motorcycle sidecar, died Saturday. Wright, half of the “Two Fat Ladies,” a series that featured Wright and co-host Jennifer Patterson touring the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
When Damiano Mr. Pizza, the family-run pizza parlor on Fairfax Avenue, shut its doors late last month after nearly 60 years in business, it quickly brought to light the tiff between building owners Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, who together own well-...