Anthony Bourdain


Dining Poll: What Type of Food TV Do You Crave?

I don’t really watch a lot of food television, preferring to go out to eat or cook myself. If forced to choose, however, my favorite is anything featuring Jacques Pépin on PBS. There’s something so zen about his demeanor, his uber-efficient technique, and the fact that the food always seems to be the star. Having [...]

Celeb Spotting: Entourage Stars Sup Like Us; JLo Chows Down; Tiger Woods Swings into Palm Beach Restaurant; Bruno Mars + Taylor Swift Sing at The Darby

Recent sightings of celebrities dining out… * Jennifer Lopez celebrated the end of her marriage her 42nd birthday at Scarpetta in Miami. [NY Post] * JLo also dined at The Forge with manager Benny Medina during her trip to Miami. [Examiner] * James Spader, or Steff, as I will always think of him in my Pretty in Pink mind, is clearly a foodie, [...]

Chef Ed Cotton Talks Top Chef, Target and Elmo

Some of our favorite contestants are fading fast as the all-star season of Top Chef winds down. Plein Sud Executive Chef Ed Cotton, a season 7 finalist, checks in with OpenTable again to dish on last night’s action. Hey, Ed! So, we’ve got some friends here from the street. Sesame Street, that is. Who is [...]

Chef Watch: José Andrés Gets a Prize; The Obamas’ Favorite Chef; Michael Mina’s New Venture, and More

* José Andrés (The Bazaar by José Andrés) will receive the 2010 grand prize from the Vilcek Foundation, “which annually honors the contributions of foreign-born Americans in the areas of art, culture and science” on April 7th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. [Washington Post] * Restaurateur Donatella Arpaia (Mia Donna) can cook. No, [...]