For the better part of three decades, Kathy Griffin has been performing standup -- but the two-time Emmy winner may be best known for her television domination. With more than a dozen comedy specials under her belt and multiple TV series with Griffin as the star, the comedian has found success in be ... More >>
Three Colorado chefs started out on the season premiere ofTop Chef Seattle last week, and two moved on. But Euclid Hall's Jorel Pierce was out, booted by Tom Colicchio. And how did that feel? "While the pressure was intense and intimidating," Pierce says, "I know now that I learned a lot about mys ... More >>
I keep threatening to break up with Top Chef, the Bravo reality show that pits "cheftestants" (Bravo's word, not mine) against one another in a string of often ridiculous challenges and theatrically contrived snippets that force the chefs to look into a camera and say really stupid shit -- things li ... More >>
The tenth season of Bravo's Top Chef starts tonight, with three Colorado chefs among the competitors: Eliza Gavin of Telluride's 221 South Oak; Jorel Pierce, the executive chef of Euclid Hall; and Tyler Wiard, exec chef at Elway's Cherry Creek and culinary director of the Elway's group (which curren ... More >>
On Wednesday night, three Colorado chefs -- Jorel Pierce (Euclid Hall), Tyler Wiard (Elway's Cherry Creek) and Eliza Gavin (221 South Oak, in Telluride) -- will compete on Top Chef Seattle, Bravo's award-winning chef showdown, now in its tenth season. See also: - Tyler Wiard, Jorel Pierce will co ... More >>
Denver has not one, but two contestants on Bravo's tenth season of Top Chef, which was filmed in Seattle and will start airing in November. The lineupincludes Jorel Pierce, the exec chef of Euclid Hall, and Tyler Wiard of Elway's. And yes, there's a third Colorado chef, Eliza Gavin of 221 South Oak ... More >>
The third annual Denver Burger Battle goes down at Sports Authority Field at Mile High this evening. The popular event is nearly sold out, but there are still some general admission tickets available.
It's been several months since Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates was filmed in cities spanning the globe, but the memories for hometown chef and contestant Jenna Johansen, who made it through seven countries -- and countless challenges -- before she was given the boot in last night's Thailand ep ... More >>
We've got all sorts of takeaways from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, which just celebrated its thirtieth year in Glitter Gulch over the weekend, and we'll be posting stories throughout the week about the new Chefs Club in the St. Regis, along with surprising observations and confessions from Gran ... More >>
The premiere of Around the World in 80 Plates, a fast-paced reality show hosted by Cat Cora and Chris Stone that debuts tonight on Bravo at 8 p.m., pits two teams of six chefs against one another in a highly competitive sprint across continents that will end with one chef strutting away with $150,00 ... More >>
Jenna Johansen, the former exec chef -- and still part-owner -- of Dish restaurant, in Edwards (she's now in Denver, engaged to Il Mondo Vecchio sausage king Mark DeNittis, who's involved with a new project, Salumeria Cansano in Wash Park), is strutting her culinary prowess on a new Bravo TV show, A ... More >>
The Top Chef crew came to Denver this week, auditioning chefs for the tenth season of the Bravo show. "We've had auditions before in Denver, but never a proper casting call, and it was time to see what the city's chefs really had to offer," Hunter Braun, Top Chef's senior casting producer, told Lori ... More >>
Top Chef casting agents are coming to Denver -- as well as several other major metropolitan cities -- to test potential talent for the tenth season of the Bravo show. Notes the website: "Every season the bar gets higher, every season it means more to be the one on top -- do you have what it takes to ... More >>
"Every season the bar gets higher, every season it means more to be the one on top -- do you have what it takes to be the next TOP CHEF?" So begins the wording on the Bravo website, taunting cookers from around the country to audition for the tenth season of Top Chef, which, if you believe the rumor ... More >>
Who beat Kelly and the rest of the competitors? Bravo! releases an early lookWE won't spoil it for you but... Have you spent this seventh season of Top Chef glued to your television on Wednesday nights? Were you wracked with grief when hometown-favorite Kelly Liken was eliminated last week? ... More >>
It's time to put Top Chef out of its misery. At this point the show has deteriorated so wretchedly that half the time I forget to watch and have to play catch-up later. I didn't find myself rooting for any of the remaining six chefs this week, or hoping anyone would get sent home, couldn't br ... More >>
Kenny Gilbert got booted last night.Are the folks at Bravo as bored with Top Chef as some viewers have started to be? No photos of the food on the website this week. No insider blogs. No Michael Voltaggio telling us how to make the winning dishes, which is the only way I can figure out why th ... More >>
Salmon in the disputed pea puree.The challenges on Top Chef this week had a little more to do with food, and less with gimmickry. For the Quickfire, the chefs were to create a scrumptious morsel on a toothpick because, as guest judge Aaron Schock, a very young Republican Congressman from Illi ... More >>
Is Ted Haggard ready for his closeup?Update, 11:25 a.m.: Ted Haggard has made his announcement. It involves a launch party for his new church and a possible documentary. Details below the original item, published at 8:36 a.m. Today at 10:30 a.m., embattled Colorado Springs evangelist Ted Hag ... More >>
Matthew Morris from top to bottom.Colorado's been on a roll lately when it comes to reality show contestants. Fort Collins' Haeley Vaughn and Denver's Lily Scott made strong showings on American Idol. And Louisville's Nicole Fox actually won cycle thirteen of America's Next Top Model; read ... More >>
Where else, but in Colorado, does the temperature fluctuate seventy degrees in three weeks. WTF? When your new space heater craps out because it's been running for four days without a break, it's too cold. When your nose hairs freeze to the point of breakage upon stepping outside, it's too co ... More >>
Lori MidsonLife is about to get a whole lot sweeter for sugar fiends. That's because Bravo, the network that airs Top Chef and Top Chef Masters (which got the green light for a second season), has just added the icing on the cake: a new show titled Top Chef: Just Desserts, which will pit conf ... More >>
Troy Guard's TAG hosts a Denver Food & Wine dinner tonight. The fifth annual Denver Food & Wine Classic kicked off last night, and it's bigger and better than ever this year -- in every way. "Art of the Cocktail and a Movie" brought several hundred people to the Quad at Metropolitan State C ... More >>
Jamey FaderI've kept company at the bar with Jamey Fader more times than I can count, laughing as he tells me stories about the hippies camped out in their caravans just outside Lola during the DNC, simultaneously shaking and nodding my head while he divulges his latest - and usually crazy - ... More >>
Robin MosesFrasca chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and his daughter, LydiaLachlan Mackinnon Patterson, the exec chef at Frasca Food & Wine, the restaurant at 1738 Pearl Street that's the best in Boulder (and possibly Colorado), was rather unmercifully booted from Bravo TV's Top Chef Masters b ... More >>
Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson If you've been following Top Chef: Masters, the Top Chef spinoff that airs every Wednesday night on Bravo, then you know that Lachlan MacKinnon-Patterson, exec chef at Boulder's Frasca Food & Wine (1738 Pearl Street), is a contestant on the show, wielding knives alongsid ... More >>
A few weeks back, shortly after it was announced that Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg had taken home the big prize and won this year's Top Chef prize on the Bravo reality show of the same name, Rosenberg mentioned in passing that he was already working with a local artisanal foods company, but wouldn't ... More >>
Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg is officially a very busy man. We all saw Rosenberg, the chef of Jax in Boulder, come out on top on Top Chef last week, and he's been on the talk-show circuit ever since. I tried to get into the West End Tavern for the final-episode party, but it was jammed. So instead, I de ... More >>
It's been three weeks since I wrote a word about this season's Top Chef on Bravo. Know why? Because it has been so boring and so contrived and so stupid that the episodes themselves were painful to watch -- making me less than excited about the notion of then rehashing them here. There w ... More >>
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