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Originally posted 06/17/2013 05:45PM
Ever have one of those weekends where you feel like you just ate too much?
Welcome to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, where that happens – in the absolute best way.
At the weekend-long event, star chefs like Ming Tsai rolled sushi, Duff Goldman baked a lava cake bursting with Godiva chocolate, and new Top Chef champ Kristen Kish divulged that she eats chicken fingers and fries almost three times a week!
Check out some of the fun at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic – including a cameo by actress Allison Janney and a dance party featuring chef Marcus Samuelsson.
Originally posted 06/05/2013 02:45PM
The heat is on!
Top Chef Masters returns on July 24, with a twist.
The fifth season of Bravo's hit show will feature a new online competition, Battle of the Sous Chefs, which will directly impact the master chefs, the network announced in a press release on Wednesday. Every episode of the web series leads up to the next episode of Top Chef Masters, and explores the uniquely interdependent relationship between a master chef and their sous chef.
Originally posted 05/24/2013 06:30PM
Not in the mood for barbecue this Memorial Day? Top Chef Season Three winner Hung Huynh suggests you try his tuna tacos instead.
"They're a perfect party food to serve for Memorial Day Weekend since they are delicious and different from the usual burger and barbecue options," the executive chef for restaurants Catch (in New York and Miami) and The General tells PEOPLE. "Tuna tacos are also nice for summertime as it's light and refreshing, and when mixed with a little taco crunch, it is ideal on a hot day."
Sound good? Here's the recipe:
Originally posted 05/18/2013 11:55AM
Kate Bosworth, 30, stars in the thriller Black Rock, in theaters now, and chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing" ...
Last sunset I watched: "Last night. I live in the hills of L.A., and I get a beautiful view of the sunset on my patio. The sunrise, however – that normally escapes me."
Last reality TV I watched: "I love all the cooking shows like Chopped and Top Chef. I've just started to learn to cook in the last couple of years, and I love it. My specialty is a sausage ragu; it takes about six or seven hours to cook. That's almost my mini-vacation, cooking with my fiancé [director Michael Polish] and his daughter. Just having that family time.
Last activity: "Boxing. I've never been a very patient yoga student, so my exercise of choice is something a little bit more action-oriented."
Originally posted 05/12/2013 10:15AM
"I'd bring handfuls of pine nuts from the tree in our backyard so my mom could make this for me," says Fabio Viviani of his pesto pasta dish featured in this week's PEOPLE.
His new book Fabio's Italian Kitchen is available in stores now.
Originally posted 05/02/2013 12:30PM
Wondering what to serve at your Kentucky Derby party this weekend?
Let Edward Lee, one of Louisville, Ky.'s celebrity chefs, help you out.
The former Top Chef contestant (he made it to the top five in season 9) and brand new dad – his daughter Arden Rose Lee was born on April 29 – shares his special version of the quintessential cocktail typically served at the premiere horse race.
Originally posted 01/11/2013 06:00AM
From Top Chef to top cyclist!
Top Chef judges chef Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons kicked off 2013 on a healthy note by they visiting SoulCycle's Tribeca location on Wednesday.
"While Gail was upfront wearing a SoulCycle t-shirt, Tom was in the back wearing black shorts, an Under Armour tank and a do-rag," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
The co-judges are no strangers to the cycling craze, the source adds. "They both spin on a regular basis" and "spin together regularly when they're filming Top Chef".
After powering through the last song of the class – Beyoncé's "Halo" – Colicchio stopped to chat with Food & Wine magazine publisher Christina Grdovic.
Here's to hoping for a Quickfire Competition on a bike!
– Lesley Messer
Originally posted 11/28/2012 03:00PM
Andy Cohen may be a seasoned host on Bravo, but on the harbor he's definitely a bit of a fish out of water.
In a sneak peek of Tom Colicchio's Hooked Up, Cohen guest stars and catches his first big one on a fishing trip in New York Harbor.
This is one set up that's hardly smooth sailing. From the initial look of disgust on Cohen's face when talking about worms and his self-proclaimed title of "Jewish Adventurist," the episode is filled with laugh-out-loud moments. Even the Top Chef judge pulls one over on Cohen with a less-than-appropriate outfit for his novice guest.
Originally posted 10/18/2012 06:00AM
Stop! Hammer time.
Armie Hammer and Padma Lakshmi felt the need for speed during the Audi Sportscar Experience at the Raceway at Sonoma, Calif. on Saturday.
Alongside his wife Elizabeth Chambers, the Lone Ranger star had the chance to drive Audi R8, RS 5 and TT RS vehicles.
"Armie and Elizabeth were lovey-dovey the entire time, constantly holding hands or with their arms around one another," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
"They both got behind the wheel to take laps on the track, but after just one round, Armie swooped Elizabeth up up in his arms and carried her – Prince Charming style – after they got out of the car," the source adds.
Meanwhile, Top Chef host Lakshmi came dressed like a pro in black leggings, boots and a stunning red and black leather jacket.
– Jennifer Garcia
Originally posted 08/23/2012 08:00AM
Celeb chef Art Smith shocked his fellow contestants and viewers by stripping down to a teeny-weenie Speedo on Wednesday night's episode of Top Chef Masters.
It was all for a good reason: He's lost over 120 lbs.!
"I'd never worn a Speedo in my life!" Smith tells PEOPLE. "When you feel fit, you don't want to wear any clothes and let it all hang out."
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