Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Since James Beard likened himself to a "gastronomic whore" after signing an ... More >>
Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail email@example.com. Miss a question? Go here.The meat industry calls it "lean, finely textured ... More >>
Edward Dai, The Epoch TimesChef Jose Garces (right) prepares deliciousness at the Great Chefs Event in Philadelphia to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand. Seems as if celebu-chef Chris Bianco was in The City of Brotherly Love last week to show a little love of his own.
Bianco joined 36 oth ... More >>
With last night's episode of Top Chef All-Stars, there was some serious hatin' going on in the aftermath of the dim sum elimination challenge last week where EVERYBODY ON THE PLANET thought Two-Stitch Jamie was goin' home. Nope. Still here. Still annoying. Plus, Dale and Teen Wolf Marcel are fighti ... More >>
She did not just say that! This season, Top Chef All-Stars ain't playin', yo, and it's only episode two. Shocks plus surprises equal quickly vanishing memories of the Top Chef D.C. snoozefest. Thank you, Bravo.
Let's get started.
Just when things are already awesome 'cause we're starting out in ... More >>
We came so close!Unpack those friggin' knives, yo! The so-close finalists from the past seven seasons of Top Chef ain't playin' this time around, as they compete to win the grand prize of $200,000 on Top Chef All Stars.
Redemption? Saving face? Insults? How can this not be good TV?
The premie ... More >>
Carol BlonderChristine, Karl and Stephanie Boerner
"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." Whoever first uttered those words was wise, indeed. In the sweet spirit of Top Chef's dessert-only challenge series, Chow Bella's treating you to a profile of a Valley dessert chef each week. This week: Kar ... More >>
Sloane BurwellEythan Zias demonstrates his hand sharpening skills.Eythan Zias is a culinary samurai. After compiling an impressive resume working in famous kitchens in New York City and all over the Valley, he decided to return to an earlier love: knives. He sold off parts of his impressive collecti ... More >>