It was only a matter of time before one of the legion of cooking-competition reality shows would spawn a brick and mortar restaurant. And perhaps there is no better showplace than Las Vegas and no better showman than chef Gordon Ramsay to be the first.Gordon Ramsay Hell’s … [Read more...] about Gordon Ramsay Opens a ‘Hell’s Kitchen’-Themed Restaurant in Las Vegas
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Early on in writer-director Matthew Ross’ debut feature, Lola (Imogen Poots), the dirty blonde with the shady past, tells the searingly intense chef (Michael Shannon) she’s just fallen for, “You’re pretty cool, Frank.” It feels like one might be … [Read more...] about Film Review: Frank & Lola
The Today Show, Gordon Ramsay and Ann Curry shared an awkward moment over a large slab of beef when Curry inadvertently insulted Ramsay’s public image as an entertainer over his culinary skills.Ramsay, who does have 12 Michelin stars to his name, was doing a segment on … [Read more...] about Gordon Ramsay Awkwardly Changes Subject When Ann Curry Knocks His Kitchen Cred
James Beard Foundation announced a new Women in Culinary Leadership (WICL) program and pulled out the big guns to help them do it: Lidia Bastianich, Martha Stewart, JBF president Susan Ungaro, and more. The second such conference, held in 2014, had more big names to add to the … [Read more...] about Where Have All the Female Chef Mentors Gone?
In a press conference this morning, Cameron Bailey and Co. released the Special Presentation and Gala selections for the upcoming edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. Lots to parse through as the slate boasts world premieres from Christian Petzold, Mia … [Read more...] about First Batch of 2014 TIFF Titles Announced