There's a new little top chef in her life.
The show premieres on October 2.
This week, pork meatball bánh mì, fried shrimp heads, and some festivities.
Plus: East Oakland's food-truck crime spree, Grant Achatz's secret fast-food vices, and more, in our morning news roundup.
Her book goes well with bourbon.
"I’d rather shop in the grocery store than in the department store. I can pick an apple like nobody’s business."
Bourdain, Chang, and Gail Simmons make appearances.
"All I craved was a cheeseburger, the whole time."
Jonathan Waxman considers his Obi-Wan nickname "a little embarrassing."
The cheftestants make fancy grilled-cheese sandwiches and then cater actor Mekhi Phifer's birthday party.
Plus: A pre–Kentucky Derby party at Mason Dixon, and Gail Simmons will teach you about the food of Spain, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
The 'Top Chef' judge fills out our patented questionnaire.
And Padma could listen to Kevin Gillespie talk about cabbage all day long.
Bravo announces its new lineup.
Plus, a look at Food Network's November lineup.
Restaurant recommendations from Eric Ripert, Drew Nieporent, and Gail Simmons.
How do Amanda Hesser, Ruth Reichl, Gail Simmons, and Rocco DiSpirito compare on the Twitter Approval Matrix?