WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #96: Can You Throw Ham In Outer Space?

This week on “Watch What Crappens,” Matt Whitfield (Yahoo!), Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com), and Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) ask important questions such as “What happens when you put a lap band in zero gravity?” and “Where is Tia Carrere these days anyway?” Believe it or not, this all pertains to Bravo and the latest shenanigans on “Real […]

Getting Into the Holiday Spirit with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken

A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend a holiday cooking class held by the “Two Hot Tamales” Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, the two chefs most recently famous for ascending the ranks of Top Chef: Masters. In addition to finding fame (or rather, additional fame) on Bravo, the two head up several […]

Where ‘Top Chef Masters’ Went Wrong

For two seasons, Top Chef Masters was the civilized, fun palate-cleanser to the cutthroat Top Chef, and with its humble star-ratings and gentle competition, it proved to be a fun lark for everyone involved. In its third season, however, the show has undergone a revamp, which has left viewers complaining of boredom. Almost every Top […]

YEA OR NAY: ‘Top Chef Masters’ New Revamp

Top Chef Masters premiered its new season last week, and there were some key changes this time around. Gone: hostess Kelly Choi, and judges Gael Greene and Jay Rayner. In their place: the ubiquitous Curtis Stone and famed critic Ruth Reichl. Also out the window is the star system that had the judges rating each […]

TOP CHEF MASTERS PHOTOCAP: Raising The Bar

After weeks upon weeks of promotion and hype, the much anticipated “fight” episode of Top Chef: Masters arrived last night. This was finally the moment when we’d get to see the ultimate meltdown: a veritable imbroglio between Ludo Lefebvre and Rick Moonen. What could have possible led up to this most unprofessional altercation? And what […]