Napping With Jean-Georges

Life is easy at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Westchester weekend home.

Batali's Foodie Faux Pas

Chef Mario Batali shocked guests when he "dropped the f-bomb" at a reception for Spain's king and queen.


More on Ripert

Not only does chef Eric Ripert have a new TV cooking show in the works, he is also planning to publish a tie-in cookbook and create a line of prepared meals.


Trivial Pursuit: Mario Batali Edition

Apparently, Chef Marco Pierre White's nickname for Mario Batali is "Ginger Pubes."


Chef David Chang Deemed "Character Approved"

Chef David Chang is among seven winners of the USA Network's inaugural "Character Approved Awards" honoring "individuals from a cross-section of creative disciplines who are positively influencing American culture."


"Tom Colicchio Saved My Life"

At an inaugural gathering in Washington, DC, celebrity chef Tom Colicchio gave Jewish food expert and cookbook author Joan Nathan a smack on the back to save her from choking on a piece of chicken.


Have It His Way

Eric Ripert does chicken tenders in a toaster on Avec Eric.


Big Apple on the Left Coast

San Francisco welcomes New York restauranteurs from Prune and Il Buco.  Why head west? Former Prune sous chefs Eric Korsh and Gina Iverson said, ""We want to do everything here we couldn't in New York," Iverson says. "Growing, planting and being outside."


Joël Robuchon: Michelin Man

The Independent profiles super-chef Joël Robuchon, whose restaurants have been granted more Michelin stars than any other chef. The article reveals that new outlets of his series of "Atelier" restaurants will next open in Miami, Taipei, and Tel Aviv.