It's a special moment when you realize another mortal being understands you: your wants, your needs, your desires, and yes, your cravings for breakfast burritos. And we have found that in Jim Gaffigan, thanks to his delightful new book Food: A Love Story. Is this not our own love story, Jim?!
If you've ever wondered what Jamie Oliver looks like singing a Taylor Swift song ... we'd ask you why you would ever wonder that. But now we know, and it's still kind of weird. But the cakes look good!
It's time to face the facts: if you want to open a restaurant that is a) not ginormous, b) not in Las Vegas, and c) does not serve donkey sauce, you are not going to ever be a millionaire. Sorry to disappoint.
It's been a bode for female chefs this month, after Acquavit'sEmma Bengtsson landed a second Michelin star for the restaurant. She's only the second female executive chef to have two Michelin stars under her belt (the first being Dominique Crenn in San Francisco). Turns out, Bengtsson almost didn't take the job in the first place. With the wave of her success, it's safe to say now: no more excuses, lady chefs.
Cultivating a strong social media presence is an arduous task, and many public figures — politicians, athletes, and, yes, celebrity chefs — aren’t guaranteed an instantaneously adoring public on Twitter. Sure, people will want to follow you because you’re a Famous Chef, but keeping their attention can be difficult: what if you’re too unfocused? Too argumentative? Too spammy? Or even too boring? We’ve decided to help out by compiling a list of crucial social networking categories and the chefs who excel (or fail miserably) in them — all presented below, and available to any chef with two thumbs, a smartphone, and a desire to become Twitter famous.