Giada De Laurentiis

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    A Quickfire Interview with Bitchin' Kitchen's Nadia G.

    To be quite honest, I've never been a huge fan of Bitchin' Kitchen. It's just that it's an assault on the senses. Loud, busy, with lots of costumes, oiled up half naked dudes and whatnot. It's too much. If you haven't heard of Bitchin' Kitchen, it's a show on The Cooking Channel (AKA The Other Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    "I Am a Whore," and Other Things Anthony Bourdain Said in Dallas Last Night

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    The Bizarre that is Ms. Mazar

    Cooking ChannelDebi Mazar throws wannabe cooks a curve.​This may sound superficial, but I'll say it anyway: Debi Mazar is not thin. The near washed-up actress has got some desirable curves goin' on. Awkward segue alert: But those Latvian-origin hips are about the most substantial part of her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Five Food Shows Ready to Have a Fork Stuck in Them

    Food Network Humor​After 12 years of growing grouchier and more haggard, Alton Brown announced a few weeks ago that he's putting Good Eats out to pasture. Presumably, he's ditching science class for something more lucrative, like Welch's grape juice and the warmed-over Iron Chef: America, leav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Canada's Answer to Julia Child? "Mais non" (Not)

    Laura Calder​Whether it's intended or not really doesn't matter: The minute a cooking program dubs itself French Food at Home and offers up a chef trying to be as understated, quirkily charming, yet educational as, yes, la grande dame d'American French cooking -- Julia Child -- it's setting it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Quizzing Brownstone's Casey Thompson
    On her Idols, Dead Trends and her Last Meal

    Casey Thompson​Yesterday, we gave you an in-depth profile of Casey Thompson, Top Chef star, former executive chef at Shinsei and currently parking her toque at Fort Worth's Brownstone. Today, we lob a few questions her way, yielding such important personal tidbits as her fondness for The King ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Remedy for a Jalapeno Overdose: Aguas Frescas

    From Wikipedia​Walk into your favorite taqueria or torteria, and chances are good you'll notice a couple of large, beehive-shaped glass jars standing sentinel atop a shelf or counter. Stepping to the counter, you place your food order, then scanning the menu under bebidas (beverages), you notice ... More >>

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Light Dining

    No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2007