And why this food-obsessed writer eventually came back, learning to love Diners, Dives and Drive-Ins for what it is.
The Mad Hatter look is a bit much.
The last season will begin in January.
This time, 2.7 million Americans were forced to go three days without Rachael Ray.
And by gritty, we mean, wringing chicken necks!
Welcome back Food Network.
Where's John Kerry when you need him?
Plus: Sex! Chefs! Soap-opera stars!