On last night's Top Chef, the contestants were on a cruise ship headed to Alaska. The QuickFire was two hours long, and they had to feed 200 people innovative dishes using iceberg lettuce. Valentine made a tiny wedge salad. Pretty much everyone incorporated bacon into their dishes. And Padmaboobz wa ... More >>
Every week, I will watch Top Chef. I will not recap the episodes scene-by scene, because that is dumb: if you wanted to watch it, you watched it already and you don't need me to tell you that there were opening credits, chefs got sweaty, and someone yelled "fuck" at food. If you want that kind of re ... More >>
via BravoLast night's City of Ate-Deemed 'Best Dish,' jump for delicious details. Last night's episode of Top Chef: Texas should have come with a five-minute bonus Colicchio-lead meditation at the end -- it was INTENSE. I get it, the show's in Texas where everything's bigger, and hence this s ... More >>
Top Chef Texas "Booyeah bitches!"Last night at La Grange, City of Aters had good beer, better tacos, and an hour of fantastic television on an enormous projector screen. It was the first City of Ate Top Chef Texas viewing party, and watching the show with a beer in hand, a selection of $2 tac ... More >>
Not even Game 6 of the World Series could keep local food fetishists from getting their Anthony Bourdain fix last night. The author-speaker-cook-TV-host-and-more took the Majestic stage to a nearly packed house last night, for a talk and Q and A sponsored by City of Ate. (Read my interview wi ... More >>
Sara KerensJonathon's Oak CliffThis week, RedFork regained momentum, Denton students got healthier options, and one writer decided that doughnuts are tasty.
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Can a restaurant with a minuscule kitchen and forgettable beef burger really be all that good? Scott Reitz pretty much said ... More >>
Emeril: Top Chef's new jurist.Official word just came from Bravo: The next season of Top Chef will be set in Texas.
You already knew that if you've been following any number of blogs, including City of Ate, where we broke the story that the state will shell out an estimated $400,000 to see ... More >>
Don't give a damn if he ain't got that "Bam!"The food television world has officially tilted off its precise axis. Emeril Lagasse, the original food television über star, the Spencer Tracy of all cathode-ray cuisine -- in his new program, The Originals with Emeril -- has been officially stri ... More >>
Save the carrot. It may keep you alive.Holy crap, it's snowing! Who could've seen that coming? (Shut up, Everyone's Parents.) We're excited for the snow day, but once the roads froze over we were a little concerned that a grocery run wasn't an option in the near future. So, it's time to bust ... More >>