| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:50 PM
AUSTIN, Texas Lounging poolside, sipping $18 mini-margaritas under sprawling live oaks, our eyes and wallets opened wide to a life of luxury we didn't really know existed in the city we once knew so well.
Austin's drastically changing skyline was visible...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Here’s a question: Why is it called “Restaurant Wars”? There are two restaurants and they battle it out only once. So if anything, it should be called "Restaurants War," right?
Then again, it doesn’t matter what it is called,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:33 AM
An array of Jewish book events continue this month.
The David Posnack Jewish Community Center's 27th annual Book Festival continues through February; events are at the center (5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie) unless otherwise noted. Authors will sign...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Harley "Sauce Boss" Morenstein is Canadian, but he's always had a certain reverence for the American holiday of Thanksgiving. That may be because he's all about overindulgence, as his popular Epic Meal Time franchise attests in calorie-drenched detail....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway.
Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Gregory is on a roll.
He’s won two challenges in a row and Katsuji jokingly says he going to hit Gregory in the face when he’s asleep. That’s not funny, and it makes no sense. Though I think Aaron would like to hit Katsuji in the face,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Kitty O’Shea's (720 S. Michigan in the Hilton Chicago) took first place in a competition with 50-area restaurants to win the Golden Noodle Award during the inaugural Mac and Cheese Fest held at the Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago Forum on...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Ron Eyester is upset.
His team landed on the bottom last week and Joy Crump got sent home for serving raw veal. For some reason he is blaming it on the drama between Aaron and Keriann. He tells everyone in the stew room, “If we have another team...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:34 AM
All eyes are on Mei Lin.
She whooped everyone and won the first elimination challenge last week with a bowl of rice porridge. Rice porridge, people!
In the stew room over empty bottles of beer and wine, one of the brunette cheftestants felt the need...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:51 AM
After 12 seasons, "Top Chef" heads to Boston, where I’m sure we will be constantly reminded about how old and important the city is and how rich it is with traditions. Oh yeah and the Red Sox. Don’t you dare forget about the Sox! #eyeroll
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a kazoo.