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Curtis Stone On Opening Maude In Beverly Hills And Its 'Hardcore Little Kitchen'

Top Chef Master's restaurant is a real force
Feb 20, 2014 11:00 am

Curtis Stone became a household name after getting some quality time on-camera with shows like TLC's Take Home ChefToday on NBC, and Bravo's chef superstar spin-off Top Chef Masters. Now that he's at the top of the TV chef mountain, he's decided to open his very first “tiny little restaurant” and guess what? It's really, really good. We sat down with Stone to talk about the non-menu. 

'10 Things I Hate' With Andrew Carmellini

Reality TV scouts, ripoff chefs, EDM on hit list
Feb 14, 2014 10:00 am
Photo: Dustin Aksland

All this week we’ve given chef Andrew Carmellini the keys to Food Republic. But just because it's Friday doesn't mean he's going out like a lamb. Here, Carmellini becomes the latest chef to sound off about 10 things he hates. (And yes, on Valentine's Day no less.) Biters, haters, reality show casting agents, beware!

How The Dutch Bakes The Perfect Winter Pie, In Animated Gif Format

Kierin Baldwin is a pie making master; a machine
Feb 13, 2014 10:00 am

After a successful career in photography, The Dutch’s pastry chef Kierin Baldwin pursued her love of desserts fulltime while working at Cafe Boulud, A Voce and eventually under Karen Demasco at Locanda Verde. We recently spent time with her to find out how she makes the delicious pies Andrew Carmellini’s Soho restaurant has become famous for. With that, here’s a guide to making a kickass winter berry pie, in animated gif format.

Infographic: The 10 Commandments Of Being An NYC Chef

Young toques, here are some words to live by
Feb 12, 2014 10:00 am

All this week we’ve given chef Andrew Carmellini the login to our Wordpress accounts as he’s guest edited a number of stories landing on Food Republic. When we were talking to AC about the lineup of stories he would be running, he was adamant about writing a piece that illustrated his kitchen values. Basically, be both agreed that there was a method to maintaining a 20+ year cooking career and not going crazy. And staying true to oneself. With that, here is an infographic of Andrew Carmellini’s 10 Commandments To Being An NYC Chef.     

Alex Stupak's Wild Oaxaca Market Adventure

NYC chef was on a chorizo and chapulines tear
Feb 6, 2014 10:00 am

We quickly discovered on our recent visit to Oaxaca with chefs Alex Stupak and Lauren Resler that the couple would be perfectly happy doing nothing else on their trip but wandering through the region’s vast markets. And man did they hit some markets in this chile-packed day in the Mexican state.

How 8 Top Chefs Stay Healthy, Happy And Drink Way More Green Juice Than You

Jamie Oliver, Duff Goldman, John Besh eat right
Jan 14, 2014 11:00 am

With it being Healthy Living Week here at Food Republic we decided to reach out to some of our friends in the chef world to find out about their eating and fitness rountines. On the list: Marc Murphy, Jamie Oliver, John Besh, Mark Hix, Leah Cohen and others.

California Chefs Now Must Glove Up In The Kitchen. Why? It's The Law

Except they really hate wearing the damn things
Jan 13, 2014 3:00 pm

Chefs wear latex gloves for various reasons — handling certain meats, protecting healing cuts or keeping hands from being damp for too long — but it doesn't mean it's their favorite part of the job. California's new food safety laws mandate that chefs use gloves while cooking, a change that will be enforced (somehow) over the next six months. And chefs aren't happy about it.

'10 Things I Hate' With Andrew Zimmerman

Chicago chef can't stand fake vegans, oysters
Jan 10, 2014 10:00 am

Life is filled with wonderful things and terrible things. During interviews, however, we pretty much only get to hear about the wonderful things. Ten Things I Hate is a chance for people in the food world to get things off their chest. We ask them what they hate, they give us a list. Next up: Andrew Zimmerman. Yes, you read that right.

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