| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Antonia Lofaso is chef and partner at Scopa Italian Roots in Venice and at Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City, but she started her culinary career making corn dogs at Hot Dog on a Stick in the Sherman Oaks Galleria and as a host at Chin Chin in Studio...
| Feb 26, 2015
New rotating chef restaurant Intro begins with California chef CJ Jacobson.
2300 N. Lincoln Park West 773-868-0002
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
For a lot of restaurants in Chicago, the first year in business looks a...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:42 AM
This is it. After 14 episodes and what seems like a lifetime, we’re left with the two best chefs ready to duke it out for the title of "Top Chef."
With Gregory and Mei winning, respectively, the first QuickFire and Elimination Challenge, they have...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:22 AM
After surviving last week's elimination against Melissa, "Top Chef" finalist Mei uses one of the most overused phrases in reality show history: "S--t just got real." That’s what happens when you’ve been in front of a camera for a long period...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:57 AM
A three-part finale? Are you kidding me?
Looking back at past seasons, they’ve all lasted about 16 or 17 episodes. This season felt longer because it was Boston, where the frigid weather and overall snobbery make a month feel like a year....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Ever wondered why Boston is called “Bean Town”? Me neither. But since this is the last challenge in Boston, Padma will give us one last local history lesson.
Apparently back in the day, the locals used to bake beans in molasses, and it was...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:03 PM
You can now buy a line of frozen food by Padma Lakshmi at Costco. The "Top Chef" judge, model and author is selling Padma's Easy Exotic Spanish Paella at locations in the Los Angeles area.
Lakshmi's version of the Valencian rice dish is made with...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:24 AM
Just in case you were wondering, George Pagnois wants to remind everyone that he is both white and he likes girls. George does a roll call of everyone left: “We’ve got a little Asian (Mei), a lesbian Asian (Melissa), a gay black dude (Gregory)...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 7:47 AM
"Why is Andy Cohen the QuickFire judge this week?"
That must be the question going through the minds of our remaining five chefs as they walk into the “Top Chef” kitchen. That is, if they even know who Andy Cohen is.
We know Andy because...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:29 PM
"American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "Gone Girl," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Nightcrawler," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash" have been nominated for the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:30 AM
The Producers Guild of America, a major bellwether for the best picture Oscar, announced on Monday the nominees for its Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award for motion pictures: “American Sniper,” “Birdman,” “Boyhood,&...