New York magazine has published a huge profile of TV food personality and New York first lady Sandra Lee.
Food graphic novels are big. There's the hit Japanese wine manga Kami no Shizuku ("The Drops of God"), the upcoming comic cookbook from Dirt Candy chef/owner Amanda Cohen, and the much-anticpated Anthony Bourdain collaboration Get Jiro! Now comes news, according to Deadline Hollywood, that Showtime has bought a script for Chew, a "quirky half-hour cop show" based on John Layman and Rob Guillory’s comic series of the same name.Read More >
Finding the prospect of filming a reality television program in its schools too "unpredictable," the Los Angeles Unified School District has suspended Jamie Oliver from filming his ABC show "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" in district schools.
Denise Vivaldo, who developed the infamous Kwanzaa Cake recipe for TV cook Sandra Lee, confesses her sins in the Huffington Post: "I can honestly say Ms. Lee had nothing against African Americans or Jews. She just has incredibly bad food taste."
Decanter reports that "Vines," a "supernatural soap opera involving mystical ancient vines on a Napa Valley wine estate" is currently being developed by NBC. Japanese director Hideo Nakata ("The Ring") is being slated as a possible producer or director.
Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito will be the host of Bravo's upcoming reality cooking show "Rocco's Dinner Party."
Spaghetti tacos, conceived as a gag on Nickelodoen's "iCarly" have come to life as a real dish for many tweens and their families.
A New Jersey chef who appeared on Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares" show jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.