Marge Simpson Will Be A Terrible Food Critic

We all know how important it is for a food critic to be anonymous when visiting a restaurant.  So you can imagine my dismay when I first heard that this week’s episode The Simpsons, entitled … Read more →

Top Chef Texas: The Insider’s Guide To Season 9 [TV Shows]

Bravo’s Top Chef TV series is to reality food TV what the Real World is to the genre as a whole.  That is, Top Chef is the longstanding stalwart of the category and the show … Read more →

2010 James Beard Award Winners Announced, Atlanta A No Show

The James Beard Awards, handed out by the … James Beard Foundation (shocking I know), are the most prestigious culinary awards this country has to offer.  The annual event concluded just a short while ago … Read more →

Tom Colicchio Drops In On The Charlie Rose Show

Tom Colicchio, the chef/restaurateur behind places like Craft and Craftbar,  showed up on Tax Day to talk with Charlie Rose.  Rose is a great interviewer and I think ya’ll will find this very entertaining. In … Read more →

Want To Be The Next Richard Blais? Get Your Top Chef On! Auditions At Craft Atlanta

Have dreams of unseating Richard Blais as celebrity chef in ATL?  Here is your chance.  Planning for season six of “Top Chef” has kicked into high gear.  In that spirit, they have issued a press … Read more →

First Impressions: Craft/Craftbar Restaurant – Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Last night, I met a few buddies over at Craftbar for some drinks, a nibble of food, and a touch of stuffiness.  Craftbar and Craft, the big brother that looms upstairs, are Atlanta’s versions of … Read more →

Tom Colicchio Saves

The Internet Food Association reports that Tom Colicchio saved the life of Joan Nathan, a James Beard-award winner.  Top Chef fans across the country gasp when they realize Colicchio is not as gruff as he … Read more →

La Pietra Cucina Restaurant Review – Midtown, Atlanta, GA

Overall: [rating:3] Over the past year and change, Atlanta has lost a number of its’ most well respected chefs.  Joël Antunes left for the bright lights of New York, Guenter Seeger ran off into oblivion, … Read more →