Grub Street: Charlie Trotter’s autopsy results have been deemed inconclusive. An additional six-to-eight weeks of testing are needed for for definitive answers.
We were nervous when we learned Jose Andres would be doing a demo on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. Imagine two extremely overeager puppies, hyped up on bacon fumes, in a room of shiny, breakable objects together.
Have you ever looked at the labels on Thai ingredients and thought, “‘ส้มตำ’? What the hell is ‘ส้มตำ’?
Sad news, guys: The Magical Elves sent the Top Chef: New Orleans competitors “to live on a farm.” Oh wait, they aren’t being euthanized?
Giada De Laurentiis joined Jimmy Fallon last night for a cooking demo from her new book, but before they made green gin smoothies, Jimmy roped her into a game of catch phrase with Lucy Liu and Zachary Quinto.
Though the cause of Charlie Trotter’s shocking death yesterday has yet to be determined, the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Trotter, the famous chef who retired in 2012 after 25 years in the kitchen, had an inoperable brain aneurysm which may have contributed to his death.
Text with @Blaisphemy last night. Trotter showed me there was more to cooking than slinging veal parm on Long Island… http://t.co/9UGuKOzZcL — RichardBlais (@RichardBlais) November 6, 2013 This is my favorite video of Chef Charlie Trotter.
Huffington Post: Have you seen that video of kids reacting to viral gay marriage proposals from the same guys who made the kid reactions to the interracial Cheerios commercial video?
News of Charlie Trotter’s death broke just over an hour ago, and with so many of his shuttered two-Michelin-starred restaurant alums now famous chefs in their own right, fond remembrances are already pouring in via Twitter.
ABC Chicago is reporting that Charlie Trotter, the legendary Chicago chef who redefined American cooking, died this morning at the age of 54.
On tonight’s Knife Fight, ex-Top Chef: DC cheftestant Amanda Baumgarten faces off against L.A. Magazine Chef of the Year winner Michah Wexler in a kitchen battle using shark and rambutan, a sweet and floral tropical tree fruit.
“Creativity is a huge subject and it can be broken down in lots of different ways,” says Bobby Flay. We’re in the empty dining room of Bar Americain on a recent Saturday morning, line cooks shoveling down a staff meal near the kitchen, and Flay has just presented me with breakfast and coffee.
Image credit: Eric Ray Davidson So, uh, remember how yesterday millionaire/editor/securities fraud guy Henry Blodget suggested on the internet that Keith McNally fire all the bathroom attendants at Soho hotspot Balthazar, because, among other things, he didn’t like a stranger watching him peeing?
If only we had a dispensary on every corner in New York, Roy Choi. If only. Just yelled at someone who didn't deserve it.
First We Feast: Mission Cantina probably won’t serve burritos, but here’s a Vine video/write-up of what might have been, via a one-night-only sneak peek pop-up you would have had to follow Danny Bowien’s Twitter account very closely to find.
In a clusterfuck of poor timing, NBC Universal is slated to broadcast the games of the 22nd Winter Olympiad in Sochi while Russia continues to uphold its laws banning the distribution of “homosexual propaganda” to minors.
Want to get Keith McNally to fire all his bathroom attendants at famed New York restaurant Balthazar?
Mariella: Do you want to write about Duck Dynasty’s cook book? me: I know nothing about Duck Dynasty so yeah, I’ll take it Once upon a time, there was a large, bearded family in the backwoods of Louisiana, who made a fortune off of duck whistles.
Dearborn, MI might be the mellowest installment of Fresh Off the Boat: Detroit, but Eddie Huang’s quiet awe at the eloquence with which a 19-year-old “Iraqi Jedi” explains misconceptions surrounding his religion is among Season 2′s most heartening moments yet.
Preparing for a marathon takes months of athletic training, true determination, and a obsessive desire to keep pushing one’s physical limits.