| May 27, 2009
"Was everything terrific as always?" asked the host as my friends and I left Reservoir in Silver Lake. What kind of question is that? Talk about putting you on the spot. I wanted to put a bag over my head and sneak out without answering.
What could I say...
| May 27, 2009
Reservoir 1/2 *
1700 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 662-8655, www.silverlakereservoir.com.
Cozy Silver Lake bungalow with a bank of windows over the banquette, just 42 seats inside and a handful of tables on the porch...
| Jun 3, 2009
The winner of "Top Chef" gets a kiss from Padma and $100,000 to open a new restaurant. The chef who can withstand the heat in "Hell's Kitchen" gets a $250,000-a-year job as executive chef under the tutelage of chef Gordon Ramsay.
On "The Next Food...
| Dec 16, 2009
Jaime Edmondson has quite the résumé. A former Boca Raton Police officer who left the force to rejoin the Miami Dolphins cheerleading squad, with whom she had worked while studying criminology at Florida Atlantic University, Edmondson last year added...
| Apr 24, 2009
A producer with the Food Network was on the line, pitching cake designer James Rosselle on its biggest, baddest cake challenge yet. Competitors on "The Last Cake Standing" would vie for $50,000 and the title of "best cake artist in America."
| Mar 11, 2009
I don't know whether it's still the American dream to own a restaurant -- it may now be just to hang on to that horrible job you had hoped to quit soon -- but there are at least 16 people who still dream it, and they are contestants on “The Chopping...
| Mar 27, 2009
Marco Pierre White may be among the world's greatest chefs, but his TV show wasn't right for the American palate.
NBC has pulled the plug on its culinary competition "The Chopping Block" after three low-rated episodes, including Wednesday's last-place...
| Jul 27, 2010
There's no shortage of cooking shows that put chefs on a pedestal, with their gastriques, foams and gelees.
But perhaps it's time to celebrate the most unheralded and hardest-working chef of them all: The home cook.
Chef Gordon Ramsay says "MasterChef"...
| Nov 11, 2009
Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...
| Nov 11, 2009
Welcome back, readers. Justine and Liz are back and glad to see you survived last week's boring reunion snoozefest (we sat through it so you didn't have to). Our hopes are high for this week's episode since the previews......
| Sep 22, 2010
Can't take the heat? Get out of your kitchen to watch Gordon Ramsay's eight season permiere on seven plasma flatscreen TVs at the Mixing Room. There will be a Campari punch, VeeV Acai Lemonade with fresh blueberries and light bites from the LA Market...