celebrity chefs

April 8, 2013

Flashback Fave: Erin aka Culinography + The Forest Feast

by Erin Gleeson


Starting today, we’ll be going back in time to reflect on the most memorable posts, picked by eight of our main writers.

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June 26, 2012

MOTO Restaurant Review: Le Bernardin: Disagreeing with 4 Stars

by Moto Yamamoto

I recently became a permanent resident of this country, and to celebrate my newly acquired freedom, we went to Le Bernardin.

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August 22, 2011

Culinography: Dinner with Top Chef Kevin Sbraga

by Erin Gleeson


I recently had a fun evening shooting in the kitchen at elements with chef/owner Scott Anderson and guest chef Kevin Sbraga (above), who won Top Chef last season.

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August 16, 2011

SF Chefs 2011

by Yoko Kumano


SF Chefs spanned three days, August 5-7, and looked like it landed from somewhere in outer space, onto Union Square (notice how the tent is “punctured” by the Dewey Monument pole in the photo below).

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September 28, 2010

The Man in the Orange Crocs

by Kayoko Akabori

Guess Who???

Mario Batali‘s Del Posto restaurant in NYC was just awarded FOUR STARS by Sam Sifton of the New York Times.

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August 2, 2010

Happy Hour: Tales Recap Pt. 3 (John Besh + Kermit Ruffins = happy mouth & ears)

by Payman Bahmani


Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 1
Tales of the Cocktail Recap Part 2

New Orleans is perhaps most famous for its great food and rich musical tradition.

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January 5, 2009

Vegasaholic: L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

by Kayoko Akabori

In Vegas, every other thing that came out of my mouth was, “Let’s go to Robuchon!” My parents were not so enthusiastic, as they are growing tired of overly rich french cuisine in their old age (ok fine, they’re not that old, but French Laundry totally ruined French food for them).

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September 15, 2008

Little Gordon, Pt. 3: UnFuckingBelievable

by Kayoko Akabori

Just found another one!!!

Watch the other two here.

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April 2, 2008

Batch & P*ONG (NYC)

by Erin Gleeson

Everything about Batch, Pichet Ong’s new bakery on West 10th Street, is just as lovely, adorable and amazing as he is.

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August 5, 2007


by Kayoko Akabori

Via Erin:

FOX’s sizzling unscripted series Hell’s Kitchen is now casting. Do you have the stamina to meet world-renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay’s extremely high cooking standards?

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