The irony is not lost on me that one of America's most cherished foods is embedded in his surname -- which, incidentally, affords his persona an added measure of flavor!
Also, bonus fighting words for Geoffrey Zakarian.
Iron Chef and host of the "The Chew" Michael Symon stops by HuffPost Live to talk about his must-have ingredients, and how to prepare steak.
How many times do you get invited to lunch with an Iron Chef?
Cooking in front of an audience is like putting yourself in a pressure cooker. Master Chef on FOX is gearing up for is fifth season with open-call auditions for contestants.
We can't believe these are still being shot today.
Coqueta inhabits the new futuristic realm in which restaurants are designed to be more than just places where we eat. This new culinary realm, chef Chiarello explains, "fills an experiential void" for urban Americans who are drained by stress and boredom.
Um, or you could just you know, cook.
I am not "the best" at anything. I can do a few things adequately. I can drive a 5-speed on the steepest hills in San Francisco. I can captain a sailboat. I can do a back handspring (at least, I used to be able to do this). But that's hardly "the best."
The Next Iron Chef: Redemption has got me hooked! The premise is simple. Bring the best of the best back to the kitchen in an effort to create a competition like no other. Ego, suspense, redemption and a second chance...
With $5,000 and the title of SuperChef Kid on the line, the competition has the potential to get intense, but it never gets
Making his way into the limelight through his Food Network shows, restaurant ownership, many cookbooks, and now his spot on ABC's daytime cooking talk show "The Chew," chef Mario Batali has quickly become a household name. But where does this former (he's not on the show anymore) Iron Chef love to eat when he's not cooking for himself and the public?