Each week, we take a quick, caution look at food TV. This week, Extreme Chef, a one-hour show about watching the world burn, Thursdays at 10 p.m. on the Food Network.
On the premiere Extreme Chef, seven chefs were dropped by helicopter to the "modern day hellhole" of the Salton Sea and asked to "en ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Stuffed: Food Hoarders, a one-hour special that sours as you watch it, Feb. 11 and 12 on the Cooking Channel.
Kudos to the Cooking Channel for showing food in as disgusting a light as possible, and for pr ... More >>
Generik11/SF Weekly Flickr poolHighlights from the blog this week:
1. SFoodie's late-night cooking-channel scout, Michael Leaverton, discovers Bama Glama, whose dethgoth, party-planning host wears spiked sunglasses (yes, photographic evidence is provided). Leaverton's reaction to the show: coin ... More >>
A photo from Lara Hata's Commonwealth slideshow.A few of the highlights from the blog this week:1. Summer Tomato's Darya Pino debuts on SFoodie with a revelation that California macadamias exist -- in fact, you can find them in Scream's macadamia-vanilla sorbet. 2. On the frozen-foods tip, Tamara ... More >>
J. BirdsallBehold: The majestic chocolate chip cookie.1. You know how some people get a reputation for liking owls, and suddenly they're receiving owl earrings for Christmas, owl thank-you cards after dinner parties, and owl pencils? Well, John Birdsall put the word out that he was tasting chocol ... More >>