| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:46 AM
We are greeted with another sunny Seattle morning, as the chefs debrief on the prior elimination. Josh confesses he isn’t the least bit disappointed in John Tesar’s departure, while Stefan is shown looking despondently off on the horizon as he...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:18 AM
It's Restaurant Wars: The episode so big, one hour can't contain it!
In our boys vs. girls battle royale, Team Y Chromosome (Josh, Sheldon, and Stefan) will be creating Sheldon's modern Filipino "Urbano," while Team X Chromosome (Kristen, Josie, Brooke,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Sheldon is thrilled with his back-to-back wins and that he is "one step closer for a better future for myself and a brighter future for my family."
Josie, on the other hand, is wiping away tears as she justifies her throwing-Kristen-under-the-bus...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Chef Fabio Viviani — the “Top Chef” Season 5 fan favorite — is coming to Winn-Dixie, 1515 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 for a free cooking demonstration.
As brand ambassador for Bertolli...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Brooke, Josh, and Sheldon remain, splayed out on the sofas and clearly exhausted.
Brooke finds a note from Padma telling them to meet her at the Eagle Crest. Is that an Alaskan Leather Bar? I'm excited.
They drive up a long mountain and are stopped by...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The last thing you want a competition series called "Robot Combat League" is to dwell on the personalities of its human contestants like "Top Chef," "Survivor" and a million other such shows do.
You just want to see giant robots beating the circuitry out...
| Feb 28, 2013
America's twin ills, the swollen ranks of hungry people and the national obesity epidemic are explained, in blunt and poignant terms, in "A Place at the Table," a new documentary about food politics and the forces that let hunger make a comeback....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:43 AM
This finale was unlike anything we’ve ever seen, and clearly produced by some kind of fill-in crew.
The entire episode was done in Iron Chef style “live” from a Kitchen Stadium-esque set with a hooting and hollering audience. This...
| Feb 28, 2013
Review: Siena Tavern
51 W. Kinzie St. 312-595-1322
Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start
Fabio Viviani was a fan favorite on the fifth season of "Top Chef," but since then, I've seen his charming grin and Italian accent all over the place.
| 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 14, 2013
| 3:15 PM
With glamorous resorts, ramped-up cuisine and high adventure, this no-passport-needed Caribbean isle has new allure for U.S. tourists.
Not since the Cuban exodus precipitated by the rise of Fidel Castro has Puerto Rico been so flush. In the late 1950s...