| 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 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,&...
| 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 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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: Tickets are now on sale for Intro's first dinner series.
Rich Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises has partnered with former L2O chef Matthew Kirkley to open Intro, a restaurant/school concept with ticketed dinners prepared by rotating...
| 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,...
| 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 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....
| 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 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 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...