Kelly Liken


Vail Chef Kelly Liken Sounds off on Valentine’s Day, Sexy Veggies, and PDA

If you’re a true foodie, you’ve probably dined at Kelly Liken restaurant in Vail, Colorado. And, if you’re like us, you’ve probably rooted for her on season 7 of Top Chef. So, we were thrilled when Chef Liken agreed to take the OpenTable R.Q., or Romantic Quotient, Test, and share her insights on sexy and [...]

Chefs + Restaurateurs Share Sexy Recipes for Romance on Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, OpenTable diners. In honor of Cupid and his bow, we polled chefs and restaurateurs about their picks for the most sensual dishes they would serve to put diners in the mood on this most romantic day. Check out our exclusive video with advice from Manhattan’s Zac Young (Flex Mussels), Derek Koch (MPD), [...]

Top Chef D.C. Episode One: Find Out Who Are the Standouts

The first episode of Season 7 of “Top Chef” opens in Washington, D.C. with the lovely Padma Lakshmi calling the nation’s capital “the city of idealists, visionaries and ruthless powerseekers,” and you can’t help but wonder if she’s talking about the town or the new cast. This batch of hopefuls includes the usual suspects: The [...]

Kelly Liken Talks ‘Iron Chef’; Marc Forgione Shows a Patron the Door; and More

Chefs in the news… * Sacré bleu! Daniel Boulud (Bar Boulud) is planning a new NYC restaurant — and it’s not going to be French. [Eater] * Marcus Samuelsson exits the kitchen at Aquavit. Officially. [Slashfood] * Chefs of the future may not even have — gasp! — restaurants. I’m not sure that’s a world I’m [...]