Marcia Cross to Promote Potatoes in UK

Actress Marcia Cross of "Desperate Housewives" has signed on with a Scottish company to promote British consumption of Rooster potatoes (a type of red-skinned potato with yellow flesh). Via coldmud.


A Jeremy Piven Mercury Update

Jeremy Piven, who backed out of a Broadway show claiming he had mercury poisoning from eating too much sushi, says that after going cold turkey on sushi for 11 months his mercury levels "have gone down from just below 60 to 3 now. I feel like a different person."


Keanu Reeves, Chef? That's Truly Awesome

Keanu Reeves is so inspired by the work of French scientist and moleculary gastronomy guru Hervé This that he's considering becoming a chef. "I'm dabbling in it and looking at becoming a chef. He is fantastic. I didn't really cook before but this book may be changing my life," said Reeves. Via Eater.


Vegas Video

In in kitchen at L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon and Daniel Boulud Brasserie in Las Vegas.