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5 hrs ago | Miami New Times

MasterChef Casting in Miami: Insider Tips From the Casting Director

MasterChef, the Fox cooking competition that has "real people" competing just wrapped up season five, with judges Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich, and Graham Elliot choosing Courtney Lapressi, an aerial dancer from Philadelphia, as the victor. Now, it's on to season six.

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9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Paula Deen launches online cooking network, Anthony Bourdain back for more adventures:...

On Wednesday, Sept. 24, celebrity chef Paula Deen returns to the small screen via digital programming, on the PaulaDeenNetwork.com CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Food and drink are everywhere, including on your home screen.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Paula Deen, Anthony Bourdain, Cleveland, OH, World News, China

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Eater

Mail-Order Sandwiches: Mario Batali Gets a Cross-Country Bunk-ing

Chef Tommy Habetz earned his cooking chops under the ample wing of Mario Batali . But while the two remain friends and mutual admirers, Batali had never eaten a single Bunk sandwich.

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The Star Online

Gordon Ramsay to open new restaurant in the US

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is expanding his restaurant empire in the United States with the opening of another British pub in Atlantic City, New Jersey. After locations in Las Vegas, New York and Los Angeles, Ramsay has announced plans to open an outpost of his Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Atlantic City, where guests will nosh on traditional British fare like bangers and mash and fish and chips from the Michelin-starred chef.

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The Washington Post

TV listings: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

FINALE WATCH: The "America's Got Talent" The Season 9 winner is crowned following performances by Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Pitbull and Train. "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" covers 1920 through 1933 with FDR running for vice president and losing shortly before a bout of polio leaves him paralyzed from the waist down and Eleanor decides to build a political world of her own.

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Related Topix: Train, New York, Hell's Kitchen, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Dancing With the Stars

Eater

Throwbacks: Throwbacks: Frank Bruni at Babbo, The Eater Exit Interview

Next week marks a new era of Eater . So all this week, we're celebrating Eater 1.0 by republishing some favorite pieces from the vault.

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Eater

Food TV: Bravo's Best New Restaurant Premieres January 2015

Years in the making , Bravo has finally finished filming its newest series, Best New Restaurant , and today announced the full roster of restaurants set to appear on the show. Host Tom Colicchio - along with a roster of guest hosts - will judge 16 restaurants in four cities over the course of the series.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Tom Colicchio, Gordon Ramsay

AlertNet

French chefs seek to put banned songbird back on menu

Four French chefs are requesting a waiver to serve a long-banned delicacy - a small songbird called the ortolan that fans including late President Francois Mitterrand used to devour, bones and all, while wearing a napkin over their heads. The request for the once-a-year waiver is being lodged among others by Alain Ducasse, the internationally acclaimed chef with a top 3-star rating from the Michelin gourmet dining guide, Le Parisien newspaper reported.

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Hotel Interactive

Dorchester Collection Launches "Taste of Dorchester Collection", a New In-Room Dining Menu

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Wolfgang Puck, Recipes

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

'MasterChef': And the winner is ...

"MasterChef": From left are contestants Courtney, Leslie and Elizabeth in the season finale, which aired Monday on FOX. Tonight, season five of "MasterChef" came to an unforgettable conclusion as host, executive producer and judge Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot named Courtney Lapresi the winner of FOX's hit home cooking competition series.

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People

Spoiler Alert! First Interview with MasterChef's New Winner

Since May, this season's crop of MasterChef hopefuls have been thrown a lot of curveballs. Making a dozen immaculate donuts, elevating canned food, baking three pies in two hours and sculpting a croquembouche - basically a tower of cream puffs bound by caramel - in ninety minutes were just a handful of the heart-racing challenges.

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Related Topix: MasterChef, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Sculpting, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food

The Las Vegas Sun

'Hell's Kitchen' Season 12 winner Scott Commings: Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill vs. DMV

"Hell's Kitchen" Season 12 victor Scott Commings has started his prize, from the longtime Fox reality-TV competition, of the job of head chef at Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill in Caesars Palace. Scott, 36, found the experience of getting his Nevada driver license at the DMV more harrowing than the new job on the Strip for Gordon.

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Related Topix: Hell's Kitchen, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Henderson, NV

City Paper

Catch Anthony Bourdain and Carla Hall at Capital Food Fight

D.C. has an increasing number of celebrity chefs, but most of the time you won't see them in town or together. Except once a year at D.C. Central Kitchen's annual Capital Food Fight .

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Examiner.com

outlaw rockers Dead in 5 unleash new video

Dead in 5 's "The War Ruin Remix is now available on Cdbaby.com, amazon.com, and Itunes! More on Dead in 5 at http://www.deadin5.com and http://facebook.com/deadinfive Detroit hard rock band Dead in 5 release their new music video "The War , highlighting the internal struggles of creating music amid the corrupt and rotting landscape of their hometown. "The War " was inspired by the international fascination with Detroit's "ruin porn," abandoned and decaying buildings infamously spotlighted by celebrity food chef Anthony Bourdain in a 2013 episode of his hit TV show "Parts Unknown."

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Paula Deen visits Charlotte

Paula Deen visits Charlotte Celebrity chef Paula Deen stopped by Charlotte Today Monday to prepare chicken and arugula salad. Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/television/2014/09/15/paula-deen-visits-charlotte/15672293/ Celebrity chef Paula Deen stopped by Charlotte Today Monday to prepare chicken and arugula salad.

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Eater

Hangover Observations: The 10 Best Quotes from Taste Talks in Brooklyn

This weekend was the second ever Taste Talks event in Brooklyn. Curated by bicoastal chef Danny Bowien and "officially presented" by chef Mario Batali , the weekend featured demos, a star-studded barbecue, and a "future foods" expo.

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The Village Voice

Here's What You Missed at Taste Talks

The weekend's Taste Talks events went off without a hitch, bringing together top New York food mavens and eager eaters to share in conversation and plenty of good dishes. From Friday evening to Sunday night, Taste Talks hosted a round of events -- dinners, presentations, a Future of Food expo, and Sunday's All Star BBQ -- where top chefs like Mario Batali, Danny Bowien, and Andy Ricker shared their thoughts and culinary skills with crowds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Mario Batali, Headphones, Agriculture, Science, Gourmet, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Times-Picayune

Dat Dog offshoot opens, Marti's chef splits and 11 more spicy...

Who said August was a slow month for news? Here's a round-up of the major dining and food stories from last week. We took an early look at the recently opened Dis & Dat , a hamburger and hot dog restaurant from the co-founder of Dat Dog.

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Related Topix: MasterChef, Entertainment, Television, New Orleans, LA, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food

Eater

Food TV: Five Miami Restaurants to be on Best New Restaurant

Best New Restaurant , a new Bravo TV food-reality series from the minds of Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio and British chef Gordon Ramsay , is about to make its debut, and several Miami restaurants will be featured. Produced by Ramsay and hosted by Colicchio, the show, which is structured similarly to Ramsay's UK show Ramsay's Best Restaurant , will pit new restaurants "against each other in a series of challenges aimed at determining which provides the best top-to-bottom experience," per a press release over on Eater National.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Top Chef, Television, Life, Food, Tom Colicchio, Gordon Ramsay

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Seven Days of Television: September 15 to September 21

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15 MasterChef Hold onto your salad forks: The search for America's next great chef comes to a boil in tonight's two-hour finale, so gather the family accordingly. After three months of bruised egos, harrowing challenges and tasteless soufflA©s, MasterChef major domo Gordon Ramsay and fellow judges Gordon Elliott and Joe Bastianich have whittled the group of amateur chefs to three finalists: Courtney, the high-heeled "aerial dancer" with a flair for presentation but occasional bouts of brain freeze; Elizabeth, the tough, tall New Yorker with pastry flair and a tart tongue; and Leslie, the cocky fiftysomething Malibu house dad whom everyone despises.

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