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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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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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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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The Globe and Mail

Why you should watch the MasterChef finale tonight

MasterChef, which features Gordon Ramsay, is one of those series that finds committed viewers season after season because it remains compelling. MasterChef, which features Gordon Ramsay, is one of those series that finds committed viewers season after season because it remains compelling.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Time

Mario Batali: 'I Still Have 192 Pairs of Crocs'

If any chef knows about buzz, it's Mario Batali, the culinary powerhouse behind Babbo, Del Posto and Eataly. The guy gets written about for buying shoes .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Mario Batali, Dining, Celiac Disease, Health

SFGate

The pollo fritto, arborio-crusted Fogline Farm chicken with peperonata.

Owners Anna and Emanuele Bartolini at la Balena, their cozy, 48-seat restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Photo: Sarah Rice / Special To The Chronicle Handmade tagliatelle verde with chantarelles, artichoke, truffle oil and bread crumbs at la Balena in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chicken, Meat, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, Italy, World News, Mario Batali

Times of Oman

Don't take soft approach with fat people

A few years ago I worked with Gordon Ramsay on a TV series called The F Word - a smart tag based on the fact that we both swore a lot and were passionate about food. Since then, there's only one "F word" dominating the medical and news agenda - fat.

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Patch.com

'Slice of Saugatuck' Festival Returns Sunday Afternoon

"A Slice of Saugatuck," the third annual wine and food tasting and retail experience returns Sunday Sept. 14, 2014 from 1to 4 p.m. Tickets/Passport cost $10; for children 5-12, $5.

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HeraldNet

Survival of the fit

And not afraid of being seen naked: A Marysville man doffs his duds and braves the Botswana back country in "Naked and Afraid" on the Discovery channel Sunday night. While popular, this reality show won't be winning any Emmys - except, perhaps, for outstanding achievement in body part-obscuring digital blurring.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food

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