Skip to main content

The Latest

  • ALL OR NOTHING: One Chef's Appetite for the Extreme
    Chef Jesse Schenker's Appetite for the Extreme‏
    Worth checking out! A brand new release from impressive chef, Jesse Schenker. The new candid and intense memoir ALL OR NOTHING: One Chef's Appetite for the Extreme by NYC chef Jesse Schenker. You may have encountered edgy food writing before ....
  • Chef
    DVD Tuesday: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction', plus Jon Favreau comedy 'Chef'
    The summer’s biggest blockbuster, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”, comes to DVD and Blu-ray this Tuesday, along with the fun food comedy “Chef”. Read more about those movies and this week’s other new releases...
  • TAOE
    The week ahead: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' 'Chef' and more
    Mark Walhberg headlines the cast of the sci-fi blockbuster "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort are cancer-stricken teens in love in the drama "The Fault in Our Stars." Jon Favreau and John...
  • Bavarian Oktoberfest pretzel
    Tröegs Brewing Company: handcrafted food and beer
    "A restaurant is a story," says Christian DeLutis the thirty-something Executive Chef of Tröegs Brewing Company's Snack Bar. Once you enter the sleek modern brewery, located next to Pennsylvania's famed Hersheypark, you may well...
  • 'Chef' on DVD and Blu-ray
    September 30, 2014 DVD and Blu-ray: 'Chef' with Jon Favreau and Sofia Vergara
    There is something on the menu for everyone in the heartwarming comedy film Chef. Written, directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau, he also stars as the disenchanted master chef who reclaims his love for cooking and his family during a rollicking...
  • Chef Rasmus Kofoed of Geranium
    An Interview with Chef Rasmus Kofoed of Geranium, Copenhagen
    Danish chef Rasmus Kofoed is the sole individual in the world to hold the distinction of having won the gold, silver, and bronze levels of the esteemed Bocuse d'Or culinary competition! A remarkable achievement that puts him on another level...
  • Chef Twitter
    Is Jon Favreau's 'Chef' art or advertisement?
    On one level, "Chef" is a light comedy/drama about a chef that experiences a downfall in his life and slowly works his way back up from it. 'Chef' is, in one way, what I would call a feel good movie. Things don't always go...
  • Chef
    Chef (2014) Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara. Dir. Jon Favreau
    I should confess right away that I'm not particularly subject to the seemingly popular genre now known as "food porn," that a lot of people seem to go nuts over. I like food as much as the next person, and sure, lots of shots of food...
  • Favreau
    A fresh meal for the year
    A nice change of pace, “Chef” comes out of left field and is able to captivate audiences by giving us something so simple in an era of high budgets and intense special effects. The film was directed, written, and stars non other than...
  • Taste Talks
    Taste Talks to Debut Fall NY & Chicago Food Festival
    Have you ever wanted to take a chance and try out a variety of food in one place from culinary experts? Well, Taste Talks is coming to NYC and Chicago with an array of the world's top luminaries in food. Foodies get the opportunity to delve...
  • Rosette Kitchen
    Denmark-bound chef Nick Curtin leaves rosette, Manhattan cries
    Nick Curtin, the chef who made a name for himself at the short-lived Compose and then took the burger market by storm at ever-popular Lower East Side eatery Rosette, is moving to Denmark.Curtin will be leaving cozy Rosette to move his career...
  • Orange County's Golden Foodie Awards honors the best of the best
    Upcoming Golden Foodie Awards showcase Orange County's best of the best
    On September 28, Orange County will host the Annual Golden Foodie Awards. In an exclusive interview today for the Examiner, Pam Waitt, the President of the OC Restaurant Association, said, “The Golden Foodie Awards are something that’s...
  • Chef Alain Llorca
    Interview with Provençal Chef Alain Llorca of France
    Provence is a region of France that has been the most romanticized in travel literature and it is where most local and international tourists flock to for the moderate climate, the scenic coast, the museums and history, Cannes film festival, easy...
  • Anthony Bourdain
    Anthony Bourdain reveals all in "Kitchen Confidential"
    Playing with sharp knives in the comfort of one’s home kitchen is… very cool. That’s a given. But, doing so in the “back of the house” (the heart of every restaurant) is just as dangerous as it is exhilarating when...
  • Barret Beyer Success Story
    Success story: A Star Career Academy graduate
    Barret Beyer never imagined he would have a career as a chef. As a Long Island native who joined the United States Coast Guard, the idea of working 16-hour days in the kitchen and loving it seemed ludicrous. Barret has always had the knack for...