| Mar 10, 2012
Location: 701 Stone Canyon Road, Los Angeles, (310) 909-1644, http://www.hotelbelair.com/wolfgang-puck-bel-air
Price: Dinner appetizers, $15 to $26; main courses, $28 to $55; four-course tasting menu, $110; six courses, $145. Wine pairings are an...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:32 AM
[Pre-recap recap: Last week, the chefs dug up their own oysters, Micah won the Quickfire, the Rat City Roller Girls had a "Top Chef"-catered skating party, Padma wowed us with her roller disco moves, Josie got on everyone’s last nerve, team Brooke/...
| 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 12, 2013
If you want to understand Bestia, you should probably take a look at the cassoeula, a version of a traditional cabbage stew popular in Milan.
At Alfredo de Gran San Bernardo, the Milanese businessmen's restaurant where I first tried the dish,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The best parties in Chicago don’t all take place in the summer — just most of them.
But if you’re getting early stages of cabin fever and don’t feel like you can spend another weekend in your sweatpants, there is the...
| Jan 19, 2013
Some 30 years after Wolfgang Puck introduced a wood-burning oven and his sophisticated pizza at the original Spago, we're enjoying a pizza renaissance. And many of the newer pizzerie and restaurants are turning out pies better than typical neighborhood...
| 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 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 24, 2013
| 5:22 PM
We're about 10 minutes from the start pf the 85th Academy Awards -- hope you've made the final adjustments on your Oscar betting pool.
Here are a few observations from Oscar's red carpet, surely one of Earth's most fascinating (not to mention...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — When Chris Tucker and Jon Voight are grooving side by side to Rick James' "Give It To Me, Baby," you know the surreal dream that is the Vanity Fair post-Oscars party is playing out again.
For many of the nominees and...
| May 2, 2011
Chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Thomas Keller talks about the French Laundry, cookbook writing and why he measures success in memories....