Celebrity Chefs

Aaron Sanchez's Chorizo Ragu with Cheesy Toast Is Our New Favorite Comfort Food

Chef Aarón Sánchez is one of the most beloved celebrity chefs, and one of the biggest names in Mexican cuisine in the country. For Hispanic Heritage Month the chef shares with us the three most common...

Dago Bagel • Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery • Antonio's Italian Pastries | North Beach - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

Today's National Bagel Day, making it as good a day as any to report on Tony Gemignani's bagel venture. Housed in Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery, Dago Bagel debuted in May. I tried an everything b...

Rise + Roam Bakery and Pizzeria | Carmel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

On October 27, I joined a colleague at Rise + Roam for a lunch meeting. This turned out to be four days before founding chef, Todd Fisher, worked his last day as part of the Folktale Group. A new c...

Martha to open restaurant in Las Vegas...

by gutreactions 11 days ago

Martha Stewart has announced plans to open her first restaurant in Las Vegas. It will be called The Bedford by Martha Stewart and describes it as an ode to her farm/estate in Bedford, N.Y. The menu...

Nari Restaurant | Hotel Kabuki - Japantown, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Nari, the new restaurant from Pim Techamuanvivit who helms two Michelin-starred establishments, has been slated to open this month. From the photos, live video and stories that began appearing on I...

ISO Martha Stewart brisket recipe with pureed sauce!

by kristen3 1 month ago

Help, help! I can't find my tried and true brisket recipe! It's a Martha Stewart recipe, and it's perfection. You (1) sear the brisket, (2) cook onions, carrots, celery and garlic in the fat, (...

Shuna Lydon's Seabird Bakery (pop-up)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Not finding any mention of Seabird Bakery, a pop-up by Chef Shuna Lydon, I'm starting a topic to ask New Yorkers to share about the wares. Her English Muffin Kit was recently highlighted by Pete We...

Chef Vivian Howard's 'Somewhere South' is culturally absorbing...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Chef/restaurateur Vivian Howard takes us on a down-to-earth culinary tour of the South in her new series: 'Somewhere South', which airs on PBS stations. It is a nourishing history of cooking styles...

Chefs vs. Cooks vs. Gods [split from Fava Beans post]

by kySafran 2 months ago

I'm not sure it's our place to criticise these experts and how they choose to teach us mere mortals the ways of the kitchen small. They don't really use the books you're so keen on. If you ever ...

Pitmaster Rodney Scott's smoked prime rib recipe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Food writer Carolyn Jung offers her take on famed Pitmaster Rodney Scott's recipe for smoked prime rib from his new cookbook, "Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ” by Rodney Scott and Lolis Eric Elie.

Bezos donates $100 million to Andres' World Central Kitchen...

by gutreactions 6 months ago

On his return from space, Jeff Bezos announced some huge donations. Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen will receive $100 million. Incredible! What are your thoughts?

Royal Feast | Sichuan and Tanjia Cai in Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

The latest and, for me, most thrilling installment of “Find the Sichuan Chef” . . . Chef Zhongyi Liu has returned to the Bay Area! He soft-opened Royal Feast in Millbrae at the end of November. ...

Northern Sonoma County Fire and Earthquake Safety Expo, 8/7/2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Why share info about the free fire and earthquake safety expo at the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds this Saturday, August 7? There are a few food-related offerings in the schedule. The day starts...

Michael Symon's Copper

by kaleokahu 6 months ago

So, yesterday Wahine was streaming a show (I think it was Symon's "Cooking Out"), and I saw him using a bimetal copper saucepan on his Weber grill. He didn't say it needed insulated sidewalls. Th...

Sifu Wong Kitchen | Sunnyvale - Silicon Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

For the fans of Cooking Papa restaurants who lamented the downhill slide when the ownership changed two years ago https://www.chowhound.com/post/cooking-papa-foster-city-ownership-change-disaster-1...

Anthony Bourdain Documentary Releases Emotional First Trailer

Give India Collab Pizza, 5/18 & 19, PizzaLeah in Windsor

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Chef Preeti Mistry of Juhu Beach Club fame is joining forces with Windsor's PizzaLeah to raise funds for COVID-19 relief in India. They've created a collaboration Desi pizza that will be available ...

Chef José Andrés gives out $50 gift cards for getting vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

A spokesperson from ThinkFoodGroup told local outlet DCist that customers could show their “fully vaccinated card at Jaleo DC, Jaleo Crystal City, Oyamel, Zaytinya, or China Chilcano and receive a ...

Chef Nora Haron returns to the kitchen

by tre2012 9 months ago

Opening sometime in June 2021, Oakland chef and Singapore native Nora Haron will helm a fine dining/casual café combo called Table at 7, in the old Prima space/Walnut Creek. Haron was the chef at t...