Tag: Top Chef

REVIEW: ‘Around the World in 80 Plates’

The tweak of Around the World in 80 Plates, which debuts tonight, is that it combines The Amazing Race with Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations with Top Chef with its “secret ingredient” — hunky Aussie host Curtis Stone

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ChefTEXANs

“Top Chef’ comes (finally) to Texas … but you’ll have to wait to see Big D ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com It’s been apparent to devoted viewers of Top Chef over the years that Texans know how...

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REVIEW: ‘Work of Art’ season 2

“Happy families are all alike,” Tolstoy began Anna Karenina; “Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I think that sort of applies to the current slate of reality competition shows. Pretty much...

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PHOTOS: Red carpet gala of Private | Social

I have a story this week about Top Chef Tiffany Derry, but you can also see photos by Kristina Bowman (and myself) here of the opening night, which included a host of other Top Chef contestants, including the delightly gay chef...

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Tiffany does Uptown

‘Top Chef’ fave Tiffany Derry brings her new concept to her favorite neighborhood ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com It’s just a few hours before her new restaurant, Private|Social, is set to open with...

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Bitter, sweets

It has been a surprisingly long time since a “classic” Top Chef series has aired: Almost a full year since something other than All-Stars, Masters or Just Desserts. And I have to say: I miss the original, where up-and-coming...

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What’s gay about this year’s Emmy noms

The Emmy nominations came out this morning, and there are, as usual, lots of gays in the mix. The most obvious is the continued domination of Modern Family in the comedy category. Last year’s winner for best comedy series...

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Tube review: ‘Rocco’s Dinner Party’

For the most part, there are two kinds of TV cooking shows: Those that teach you techniques — the ones that are all about entertaining and fun with food — and competition shows, where chefs demonstrate their skills in the hopes...

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And then there was one: ‘Top Chef’ recap

Tre Wilcox OK, gay Dallas foodies — our heroes are falling fast. Last night on Top Chef: All-Stars, Dallas chef Tre Wilcox was told to pack his knives and go after preparing an al dente, mushy risotto in an Italian cuisine...

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‘Top Chef’ recap: Bad day for the gays

Jamie, left, and Tiffany, center, went home last night The last two weeks have been rough on gay North Texas fans of Top Chef: All-Stars. First, last week Fort Worth chef Casey Thompson (founder of Brownstone) fell following a...

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