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...

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12/2 Michael Solomonov: Virtual Chanukah Cooking Demonstration (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

"James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Please join the Bay Area and other Federation communities for an evening with Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia. ...

12/5 Chef Andy Wai pop-up in Belmont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Star Cantonese chef, Andy Wai, will be popping up in Belmont at the French Spot on Saturday, Dec. 5. Advance order by tonight at 6pm is required and some items are already sold out. Pick up is on S...

An Embarrassment of Riches

by alexrander 11 months ago

Two items struck me: Stock brokers (wealth managers) are inviting clients to learn of the joys of cooking at home, and 2) The governor of California is seen cavorting with other officials including...

Patti LaBelle's sweet potato pie @ Walmart?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Anyone recommend Patti LaBelle's sweet potato pie?

Avatar Indian Grill in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

When I read the Californian’s piece a few Thursdays ago about a new Indian place in town, I couldn’t get myself over to Avatar fast enough. The article said that Bhupender Singh was the chef/ow...

RIP Cecilia Chiang

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

This morning brought the sad news that Cecilia Chiang left us today. She celebrated her 100th birthday last month. Her pioneering restaurant, The Mandarin, elevated the status of Chinese cuisine in...

We Can Tackle Hunger and Joblessness at the Same Time

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . Andrés adds: 'We could put a lot of Americans to work building kitchens in the schools, raising the quality level [of meals], hiring people that we trained to be feeding their children.' . ."

Ad Astra Bread Company | Other Brother Beer Co - Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

So I've just learned that Ron Mendoza has been giving away his test batches of bread this week of the soon to open Ad Astra Bread Company located inside Other Brother Beer Company brewery. However,...

Gordon Ramsay advocates the usage of Non-Stick Pans

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

So we've had the discussion about non-stick pans here lately, and I agree, that they might not be that healthy to cook with, especially if you do it often, several times a week or daily. But let...

Table Talk with Superstar Chef Lorena Garcia

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Perhaps you know chef Lorena Garcia from her tenure on “Top Chef Masters,” or “America’s Next Great Restaurant.” Or maybe it’s one of her best-selling cookbooks “New Latin Classics” and “New Taco C...

Kogi Still RULES - GO THERE!!! Now!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

If you're in the SoCal area, get off your buttocks, put on your mask and go out and find a Kogi truck. Support the genius that is Roy Choi and luxuriate in the earth-shatteringly mind blowing flav...

Favorite recipes from Celebrity Chefs?

by twodales2 1 year ago

I'm not big on the Food Network and their gallery of Chefs/Cooks. I guess it's the way they present everything. Maybe I'm a bit of a food snob or maybe some of these personalities rub me the wron...

Is Gordon Ramsay using a Lagostina Lagofusion sauter pan?

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

Just saw this video with Mr. Ramsay cooking a glazed ham with some chutney. Is he using a Lagostina Lagofusion sauter pan to make the chutney or what ? Link: https://youtu.be/c5KOthuMywA ...

Ask Chefs Anything - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Bidding open from June 26 to 29. Since the conversation is conducted over zoom, buyers can be based anywhere. "mmigrant workers in the food industry have been serving us for decades. They are no...

New season Top Chef - also Tournament of Champions

by SeaEagle 1 year ago

Well, call me silly, but I still look forward to Top Chef. This promises to be an interesting crew, with retuning “all-stars” and the usual stellar array of judges. Los Angeles is the set, a...

David "YaYa" McAtee - Rest in Power

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Taking lessons learned in part from his mother’s kitchen, David McAtee went on to become a beloved fixture on the corner of 26th Street and Broadway in the predominantly black West End neig...

Memories of Chef Maxime...

by gutreactions 5 years ago

Was discussing some favorite culinary memories with friends and came up with a few stories about Chef Maxime Ribera who was one of our leading French culinarians back in the 70's thru the early 90'...

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...

Details on Back A Yard, Good Caribbean grill in Menlo Park

by David Sloo 16 years ago

Hounds Melanie and Peter posted earlier about Back A Yard (see link to their postings). Here are some details about the food available and the quality. Back A Yard is a newish Jamaican grill just...