Feel the burn.Top Chef has evolved from a way popular TV show to a media entity that launches cooks into fame, complete with charity events, books, and appearances.
As proof, consider the arrival of the Top Chef Quickfire Cookbook (Chronicle Books, $29.95) and newly released Top Chef Quickfi ... More >>
Hot and (formerly) heavy: Frank Bruni.Weight, weight, don't tell me! On Monday night, September 14, Naomi Epel Presents and Scala's Bistro (432 Powell at Sutter) are fêting former N.Y. Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni, whose memoir-slash-"overeater's story," Born Round: The Secret History ... More >>
This weekend's first-ever SF Chefs.Food.Wine culinary festival is a chance to get up close and personal with local food and wine talent through tastings, classes, and even a cocktail contest. The cost might make you balk (ticketed events are $40 and up, day passes $150), but keep in mind that ... More >>
Janine Falvo of Carneros Bistro, Sonoma.
the idea of a hottie in the kitchen get you going? Top Chef geeks and culinary divas of all genders, head to The Cellar at Macy's (170 O'Farrell at TK). Saturday at noon, Macy's Union Square will be dishing out a special LGBT cooking demo featu ... More >>
The third annual Battle of the Chefs begins tomorrow night (Wednesday, February 11) at the Cellar in Macy's Union Square (170 O'Farrell) with a culinary showdown between executive chefs Hoss Zaré (Zaré at Fly Trap) and Jonnatan Leiva (Jack Falstaff) and continues on Wednesday, March 4, when Jen ... More >>