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 […]

OpenTable Chefs on TV: Tune in to See Your Fave Chefs!

This week, we’re watching… Tuesday, 11PM: Catch Bobby Flay (Mesa Grill) compete against Michelle Bernstein (Michy’s) on Iron Chef America. [Cooking Channel] Wednesday, 12:35AM: Mario Batali (Del Posto) visits Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. [NBC] Thursday, 11AM: Tyler Florence (Wayfare Tavern) goes in search of the Ultimate pizza. [Cooking Channel] Thursday, 1pM: Easy Entertaining with […]

‘Top Chef’ Washington, D.C.: Meet the Cast of Season 7

Bravo announced the eagerly anticipated cast list for the forthcoming season of Top Chef. The show’s seventh season will include cheftestants from many restaurants on the OpenTable network. * Amanda Baumgarten, 27, hails from Los Angeles, where she currently cooks at Ford’s Filling Station. She has a flair for butchering and loves to cook meat […]

Which State Has the Most Food Bloggers? Should Critics Cook? Culinary Questions and Answers from Around the Web This Week

I don’t have all the answers, but I’ve seen some interesting food and dining questions this week. Thankfully, either experts have answered them — or you (not I) will have to. * Do you know which state has the most food bloggers? Warning: This is a trick question.  [The New York Times] * Should critics […]