| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Paula Deen’s fans haven’t been shy about expressing their support for the embattled celebrity chef, who was fired from the Food Network on Friday after a controversy over her use of a racial epithet. There’s #TeamPaula and #TeamPaulaDeen...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Paula Deen has been let go by the Food Network, a fall from a certain type of grace after she admitted to using the N-word. But she's not the first food celebrity laid low by scandal. Though we do seem to be a pretty clean-living bunch, there have been...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Valerie Gordon, the chocolate, pastry and jam maker behind L.A.’s Valerie Confections, has just opened a lunch counter at the historic Grand Central Market downtown and is about to open a tea house in Echo Park. Gordon co-founded Valerie Confections...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Embattled chef Paula Deen has found an unlikely supporter in vampire novelist Anne Rice, who has gone on Facebook to defend the silver-haired (former) Food Network star, who is facing widening accusations of racism -- as well as a loss of corporate...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Here's evolution for you: Jane Austen may be set to replace Charles Darwin on the British £10 note.
That's according to the retiring governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, who has said that the author of "Pride and Prejudice" is "quietly...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:14 AM
When does an author know she's made it? Is it when her first book is published, she gets a deal with a major publisher, her book tops bestseller lists, the movie contracts are signed? All those things have happened in the last year or so to virtually...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
CBS executives and publicists huddled in the back of the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton with anticipation.
The network, one of more than a dozen participating over a two-week period, was hosting a marathon day previewing its new fall shows...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Nigella Lawson, the celebrity food writer and TV personality behind Food Network's "Nigella Feasts," is at the center of a controversy regarding recent paparazzi photos that show her husband Charles Saatchi's hands around her neck during an argument at...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Embattled TV chef Paula Deen fought back tears as she as greeted by cheers and a standing ovation from a crowd of over 1,500 during an appearance at the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Houston on Saturday.
The event was Deen's first public...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Paula Deen was moved to tears by a standing ovation she received in Texas this weekend at an event marking her first public appearance after a national uproar over her admitted use of the N-word.
Deen, 66, visibly shook and cried into a tissue as...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When former Paula Deen employee Lisa Jackson filed her discrimination lawsuit on March 5, 2012, in Chatham County Superior Court in Georgia, I expect she did not anticipate the impact her case would have on the Paula Deen empire. Now, before the case...