| 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...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Twelve chefs remain, on 12/12/12. Ominous!
We join the gang in the stew room just after last week's blood bath. Brooke is in tears, John is pouring booze. Josh is grateful he didn't get sent home for his pork dish, what with his restaurant being called...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:27 AM
As we join the chefs post-Eliza, there's a quiet reflectiveness in the stew room.
The cheftestants all agree she had a "great personality" and was "sweet and funny." Josh is swearing off pork, claiming he "doesn't have any underwear left" after two...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands.
Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
| 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.