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The Great British Bake Off Is Back — But Is It Still Good?

Source: Grub Street NY

We probably expect too much from our food shows. It’s not sufficient for a host to mug his way through the pancake palaces and greasy spoons of America — that person must be Guy Fieri, who represents the sentient id of a deep-fat fryer. A host can no longer teach …

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There’s Another New Iron Chef Series, and Thank God, the Chairman Is Back

Source: Grub Street NY

It seems like just yesterday that Stephanie Izard was churning her way to victory with chicken-liver ice cream on Iron Chef Gauntlet, and already there’s another new Iron Chef spinoff. This one is called Iron Chef Showdown! The new series is a “fresh take” on Iron Chef America, which …

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Anthony Bourdain Finally Eats His Way Through Queens on This Sunday’s Parts Unknown

Source: Grub Street NY

In nine seasons of Parts Unknown, the closest Anthony Bourdain has gotten to Queens is the theme song that kicks off every episode — it’s by Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan of Queens of the Stone Age. Finally, though, for this Sunday’s new show, the New York native …

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Get Ready for Top Chef Junior

Source: Grub Street NY

Bravo’s parent company, NBCUniversal, is planning a junior spinoff for its new kids’ channel, called Universal Kids. People says that the latest in the string of reality shows focused on culinary wunderkinds will star actress Vanessa Lachey in Padma Lakshmi’s host role, and chef Curtis Stone will take …

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Gordon Ramsay Will Open a Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant in Las Vegas

Source: Grub Street NY

Gordon Ramsay has announced plans for the first-ever Hell’s Kitchen–themed restaurant. Naturally, it will be at Caesars Palace on the Vegas Strip, and per the press release, it will provide tourists an opportunity for an immersive dinner, where they “feel like they too are part of the show …

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Top Chef Will Decamp to Colorado for Season 15

Source: Grub Street NY

Top Chef‘s next contestants will be packing their knives for the Centennial State. Bravo says Season 15 of the Emmy-winning series will take up residence in Colorado. In a statement about the new location, the channel’s VP Shari Levine says: “We are always on the hunt for the …

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Top Chef Charleston Recap: The Importance of Biscuits

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Source: Grub Street NY

Welcome back to the scenic bogs of Charleston! When we last met at this picturesque plantation, Padma [Lakshmi] reckoned with history, Gerald [Sombright] was tragically eliminated because his Thai oysters weren’t Thai enough, and John [Tesar] informed us his mom used to be active in the civil-rights movement. …

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Top Chef Premiere Recap: Ranch Dressing and Strawberry Syrup

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Source: Grub Street NY

It’s been many long, Top Chef–less months. But as of last night, we’re back in the saddle! This year, Top Chef takes us to Charleston, South Carolina, where the grits are hot, the tea is cold, and our lady of perpetual sorrow Padma Lakshmi seems as mournfully stoned as ever.

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Watch Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Get Down in the Trailer for Their New Cooking Show

Source: Grub Street NY

The first trailer is out for Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, the upcoming celebrity-guest cooking show by TV’s oddest couple, and the duo looks like a brownie-mixing match made in heaven: VH1 has billed the show as a “half-baked evening of cocktails, cooking, conversation, and …

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Mario Batali’s New Show Is Basically Molto Mario 2.0

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Source: Grub Street NY

Mario Batali is back today with a stand-alone cooking show, and he’s gone back to the basics this time. Moltissimo, as the biweekly series is called, will please fans of Batali’s long-departed Food Network show Molto Mario. Granted, Batali is cooking at Vice’s Brooklyn headquarters, and there’s a Microsoft Surface …

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Does the World Need a Great British Bake Off Rival Show?

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Source: Grub Street NY

Clearly not wasting any time, the BBC is reportedly considering creating a flour-power-fueled Great British Bake Off challenger featuring ex-judge Mary Berry and ex-presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins. The news came after the show’s creators, Love Productions, jumped ship for Channel 4 after …

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Mary Berry Announces She’s Leaving The Great British Bake Off

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Source: Grub Street NY

It’s a puff-pastry exodus. Among the casualties involved with The Great British Bake Off‘s departure from the BBC comes another: Mary Berry, Britain’s grande dame of baking and everyone’s dream grandma, says she will not return to the show’s tent next season. Berry’s decision, which she attributes to …

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Sylvester Stallone Is Making a Show About a Real-Life Pizzeria in Beverly Hills

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Source: Grub Street NY

Sylvester Stallone is at work on a new TV comedy, and it’s based on the actual life of the owner of Beverly Hills’ Mulberry Street Pizzeria. Richie Palmer, who runs the “world’s most famous pizzeria,” is a Bronx native who Stallone realizes has been in …

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Your New Favorite Cooking-Show Hosts Will Be Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart

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Source: Grub Street NY

Not since Matthew McConaughey showed up on Guy Fieri’s show has there been such an exciting alignment of star power in food television. VH1 has ordered an unscripted series starring — no joke — old pals Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, who will team up for a show with the working title Martha & Snoop’s Dinner Party. …

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These Are the Best #GuyFieriMovies

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Source: Grub Street New York

Even Fieri’s laughing at these.

To celebrate the mayor of Flavortown’s birthday (which is today), @Midnight host Chris Hardwick gave last night’s viewers a #HashtagWars prompt that practically writes itself: Go and Guy Fieri-ify a movie title. As the Donkey Sauce inventor himself might have put it, there was no stopping this train once it left the station, because #GuyFieriMovies is still trending on Twitter this morning. The contributions from Hardwick’s guest comics were merely so-so. But there were …

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