23rd Annual U.S. Pastry Competition

The 23rd Annual U.S. Pastry Competition took place this week at the International Restaurant a..

Interview with Hari Nayak

Chef, restaurateur, and author Hari Nayak is out to change the world's perception of Indian foo..

Want To Make Money As a Chef? Don’t Work In a Restaurant

According to a salary survey conducted for the American Culinary Federation by Industry Insight..

Best Books for Aspiring Chefs

These are some books that are perfect for those looking to get the..

Sexism Rampant in The Restaurant Industry

WNET's John Farley comments on the still pervasive inequity in and around restaurant industry k..

Homaro Cantu’s Laptop Thief

I spend a lot of time online. It's been a bit more entertaining recently thanks to entrepeneur ..

Fiorini Review NYC

Susan Rike invited me and a few other food writers to sample the food at Fiorini. The restauran..

Heston Blumenthal May Cook First Test Tube Hamburger This Year

Mark Post, professor of physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, has been growin..

Vai Restaurant Review New York

Susan Rike invited me and a few other food writers to eat at Vai. It is the brainchild of Vince..

Brazilian Carnival in NYC

My obsession with Brasil began in college when I interned for a Latin American art history prof..

Chef Claude Godard’s Crepe Mamie Jeanne Recipe

Recipe on the bottom. I had the honor of meeting Chef Claude Godard recently. Outside of being..

FriendsEAT February Meetup at Jeanne and Gaston

Each month we select a restaurant in NY for our dining meetup. This month we have selected Jean..

Interview with Chef J. Joho

When I got the opportunity to interview Chef J. Joho, I was thrilled. His formal training began..

Are There Cardinal Rules in Cooking?

Samuel Arbesman, a senior scholar at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and author of the for..

Launch of NY Chocolate Week 2012

I wrote about Chocolate Week NYC two weeks ago and got a lovely invite from the organizers to d..

Lincoln Square’s “Fashion Plate Prix Fixe”

One of the most anticipated events in New York City is Fashion Week. For foodies, it is another..

2011 Pastry Chef of the Year Alex Hwang Valentine’s Day Treats

If you're like me, you've decided to stay home on Valentine's day. I think it makes for a perfe..

Spice Market’s Spicy Thai Fried Chicken Wings

I love holidays. Tons of restaurants and press agencies send me recipes. This is one I particul..

Review Ristorante Aglio NYC

I was recently invited to a press tasting by Ristorante Aglio in Tribeca. It is a brand new res..

Oliver Exorcises Dog Food Grade Pink Slime From McDonald’s Burgers

Now that Food Revolution's Jamie Oliver has succeeded in humiliating McDonald's into terminatin..

Superbowl 2012 NY

The New York Giants are bound for the big game! New Yorkers (and New Jerseyans) will be support..

Review Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter

I received an invite from Organic Works to drop by Bobwhite Lunch & Supper Counter. Was I glad ..

Anthony Bourdain: “The Worst, Most Dangerous Person To America is Paula Deen”

No Reservations host Anthony Bourdain characterizes Paula Deen as "The worst, most dangerous pe..

Twitter Responds to Paula Deen’s Diabetes

It's no surprise to anyone that Paula Deen has diabetes. Her cooking style spelled this out for..

FriendsEAT Meetup at the Fat Goose

If you have not joined our NY dining Meetup group; you should. Our team would love to break bre..

Bobby Deen “Not My Mama’s Meals”

Looks like the Cooking Channel is cashing in on the food community's disdain for Paula Deen (w..

Interview with Chef Matthew Kirkley

Chef Matthew Kirkley, a Baltimore native, has been in kitchens most of his life. He started his..

Momofuku Fried Chicken Dinner

The adventure of the Momofuku Fried Chicken Dinner started when Rob, a member of our meet-up gr..

Review Morso Restaurant New York

I recently had the chance to dine at the brand new Upper East Side restaurant, Morso. It is the..

Review Pampano NYC

It is so exciting for me when I am invited to a press dinner and the food is outstanding. This ..

12th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square 2011

Over 30 of Lincoln Square's restaurants on the Upper West Side of New York City will be partici..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Marcela Valladolid

Is it safe to say that Food Network has produced quite a number of shining stars in the past de..

Want to be on season 2 of Sweet Genius?

If you're always complaining about how talent-less Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee are, now's your c..

Pampano’s Avion Tequila Dinner

If you need something really exciting to do next Wednesday, this could tickle your fancy. Pampa..

Review Sweet Revenge

The first time I met Marlo Scott was when she had just left her corporate job to pursue the dre..

Review The Fat Goose Brooklyn

When Chef Jennifer Cole informed me that she was moving from the Upper West Side to Brooklyn, I..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Cat Cora

America's first female Iron Chef is no stranger when it comes to being a sexy celebrity chef. ..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Sandra Lee

Semi-Homemade has always been the tag name of Food Network Star, Sandra Lee. She is known for h..

Top 10 Restaurants for Wine Lovers in NYC

New York is home to some of the finest restaurants in the U.S., featuring dishes from France, I..

Review White And Church New York

I was invited by Susan Rike along with five other food writers to dine at White and Church. Hav..

Food Network Stays Popular

Even with its many sub par food television shows, Food Network ratings continue to rise. Turns ..

Top Chefs’ Guide to Being Healthy and Staying Thin

Staying thin and healthy is difficult for a regular person. When you are in the food industry i..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Padma Lakshmi

Whether she dresses up or dresses down, Padma Lakshmi remains a sexy icon on television. Known ..

Chef Najat Kaanache’s Whimsical 5pirits Gastronomy

World renowned chef, Ferran Adria and El Bulli recently became the center of attention of almos..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Nigella Lawson

One of the prettiest faces of food television, Nigella Lawson is a lady that is beyond beauty a..

Sexy Cooking Celebrities: Rachael Ray

The name Rachael Ray has been synonymous with Food Network's success in getting people's attent..

10 Most Insulting Things Said by Gordon Ramsay

If there's one personality on television who never ever swears, well, that would be Gordon Rams..

Review 41º Barcelona Spain

During our trip to Spain; we knew we had to try something by the Adrià brothers. We were un..

Quotes To Live By, According To Chefs

It's not about how many times you fall, it's about how you stand up and fight " this is probabl..

10 Most Expensive Restaurants in California

California has been known as the home to many different beaches, coastlines and of course, some..