| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Regardless of how many or few activities you’ve put on the 2014 calendar, consider yourself booked: The new year brings with it a steady stream of intriguing releases, from inventive debut novels to long-anticipated returns by established talent....
| Dec 10, 2013
Newspapers, including this one, are among the last places in America that has close to zero tolerance for [expletive deleted].
I could give you a hint about what word is between the brackets, but I'd best not for fear of arousing the ire of the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Brian Huskey will be L.A.'s lone hopeful when the new season of "Top Chef" premieres on Bravo Oct. 2. The Pasadena, Calif. native who started his career at the A.O.S. Culinary Arts and the California Culinary Academy in San Fransisco, decided to take a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:16 AM
It’s the holiday season, and one of your favorite presents was just unwrapped!
I hope you got stuffed to the gills last week with turkey, stuffing and apple pie, because, the episode we have been awaiting for 10, count em’ 10 weeks, is here!...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Criminals, beware: TNT has ordered a second season of its hit docu-drama "Cold Justice." The show, which ranks as one of basic cable's Top 5 new unscripted series of the year, follows former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime scene investigator...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Dating back to the early '90s, Japan's "Iron Chef" and the Food Network have grown up together, with the competition franchise setting the template for the myriad cook-against-the-clock shows that dot Food Network's schedule, along with a host of other...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:05 AM
This week the chefs are greeted at their house by renowned chef John Besh. The one-on-one camera interviews play one after another with the contestants gushing over John. I know the feeling, John.
Padma announces that for today’s QuickFire...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Tune into HSN at midnight Nov. 14 for the debut of Miami chef Lorena Garcia’s Lorena Bella Kitchen Collection.
It includes pieces featuring ceramic non-stick nano-technology and oven-to-table serving dishes from Corningware.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:48 PM
When business stalled at Vino Rosina, an upscale bistro in Harbor East's Bagby Building, the owners and management did something altogether surprising. They shut down Vino Rosina and reopened, a few week later, in the same space as a barbecue joint...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
"Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen" took home an Emmy for Multiplatform Storytelling on Sunday during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Nokia Theater.
The folks at Bravo were informed of the win in late August and "Top Chef" host Tom Colicchio took some time...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The 65th annual prime-time Emmys should be a big night for Liberace, Walt White, Olivia Pope and the countess dowager of "Downton Abbey."
The main reasons to watch, however, may be host Neil Patrick Harris, the best choice for that job these days, and...