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Check out my recap at EW.com and share your thoughts…

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Thanks to my day job in the magazine world, I sometimes get to mix business with pleasure, as I recently said. The opportunity has come again, as I’m Entertainment Weekly‘s new weekly Top Chef recapper. You’ll get a rundown of the episodes, a foodie’s opinion and a fair share of commenters who hate me. Fun [...]

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I had the awesome opportunity of mixing business with pleasure for the most recent issue of Entertainment Weekly (my day job), in which everyone on staff came together to name the best food shows on TV right now in honor of Top Chef‘s sixth season premiere on August 26. It was hard to whittle the [...]

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The Travel Channel’s No Reservations is the perfect antidote for people who dislike the Food Network for its sometimes saccharine, anyone-can-cook-if-they-can message. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Food Network, but if you like things a bit more blunt, you’ll love No Reservations‘ host Anthony Bourdain, who has openly dissed Food Network icons like [...]

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We had our annual work summer party/BBQ last week and new this year was a baking contest, where staffers were encouraged to bake something People-esque. What does that mean? Well, anything involving celebrities, human interest stories we’ve covered or even staff inside jokes. The People staff is mighty creative – our Halloween costumes are ones [...]

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Apparently if you’re 14 years old and know how to cook, you can get your own reality show. Or so is the case for East Hampton’s Greg Grossman, who just inked a deal with Picture This Television to develop and star in his own reality show. At age 10, Grossman made pan-seared sea scallops under [...]