Rick Bayless


Adria’s Brand Goes to the Dogs; A Star Chef, Defined; Restaurant Design Nominees + More

Dining news from around the world and the web… * Viva Las Vegas! Celebrity chefs are heading back to Sin City once again. [USA Today] * Looks count. Here are the 2013 Restaurant Design Awards nominees. [Los Angeles Times] * Food allergies are nothing to sneeze at. An expert offers some know-before-you-go tips to avoid allergic reactions at a restaurant. [...]

Chefs Pick Their Fave Apps; Bourdain Takes Aim; Jeremy Fox Picks Plum

In recent chef-related news… * The James Beard Foundation announces its list of chefs’ favorite iPhone apps — and guess what makes the cut? [LA Weekly] * Lost track of your fave NYC Top Chef contestants? Eater has put together a nifty map to help you track ‘em down. [Eater NY] * Chefs, particularly those in [...]

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, [...]

Last Supper: What’s Your Ideal Final Meal?

When world-renowned chef Thomas Keller (Ad Hoc, Bouchon, The French Laundry, Per Se) lost his beloved father in 2008, he was able to find a bit of comfort in the fact that he’d prepared, carefully and lovingly, his father’s final meal. Keller didn’t know it at the time, but the simple dish of barbecued chicken, [...]