Posts Tagged ‘Food Network’

Don’t Blame Paula Deen! José Andrés Weighs In On America’s Obesity Problem

D.C.'s most outspoken chef, José Andrés, took to the airwaves this morning to address the shit-storm surrounding the so-called "Butter Queen," Paula Deen, and all her profiteering from fatty food recipes while simultaneously concealing her own health problems. Appearing on CBS This Morning, Andrés said he expected more of a mea culpa from Deen but […]

Sticky Fingers’ Cupcake Wars Win Is Your Rum-Frosted Gain

D.C. cupcake makers just can't seem to escape the national spotlight.  Last night, Sticky Fingers bakery (City Paper readers' pick for "D.C.'s Best Vegan Restaurant 2011") won Food Network’s Cupcake Wars All-Stars. If you were hungry to taste the victorious vegan treats, well, you're in luck. The Columbia Heights bakery will be selling the four […]

Mixed Veggies: Ask Subway for Tofurky, Food Network Promotes Meatless Monday

Quick hits on the meatless beat The Campaign Continues: Meatless Mondays receives another bump in coverage as Kelly DiNardo asks local chefs for meatless recipes on the new Food Network based, City Eats, a combination blog, reservation and deals site launched in D.C. last week. Tofurkey Delight: Via Twitter, Subway encouraged its meatless eaters to tell […]

Comet Ping Pong’s ‘Smoky’ Pie: Best Pizza in D.C.?

Food Network Magazine has published its picks for best pizzas in each U.S. state. Despite its lack of statehood, the District still merits a mention. And the best pie in D.C. goes to ... the "Smoky" at Comet Ping Pong. So says the magazine: You won’t find any sauce on the best pie in the […]

Casting Call! The Food Network Invites You to an Audition

Enough with the Yelp reviewing and snarky commenting on Y&H. Think you really know about food? Have a convincing smile? Can you cut an onion and carry on a one-sided conversation at the same time? Well, you might be ready for your own television show. Food Network will hold a casting call for the eighth […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Y&H is getting a little misty-eyed, which is totally not allowed at Washington City Paper. I'm heading into my final two days in this esteemed (well, more like skanky) chair, and I'm realizing for the first time that this will be my last issue of the weekly Greatest Hits. So can I tell you a […]

South Park Sinks Its Teeth into Food TV Culture

Creme Fraiche Tags: SOUTH PARKRandy Marsh,Sharon Marsh,more... Anthony Bourdain may have been among the first to skewer the vapidity of celebrity chef TV culture, but South Park has taken it to a whole new level with its recent "Creme Fraiche" episode. The animators eviscerated the Food Network and its many imitators, leaving no sacred cow […]

Chef R.J. Cooper to Appear as the Challenger on Iron Chef America‘s Season Debut

Since he's still technically on hiatus between his former gig at Vidalia and his new one at Rogue 24, R.J. Cooper clearly has some time on his hands to mix it up on reality TV. He'll be the challenging chef on the season debut of Iron Chef America, which will air on Sunday, Nov. 28, […]

Forget Hollywood. Make Your Own Edible Zombie Brain.

Well, it is the time of year for this stuff, isn't it?

The Day in Food-Related April Fool’s Jokes

Falafel shots and hot dog air coming soon to a mobile vendor near you! For Y&H, there's usually a pattern to my April Fool's Day, and it goes like this:  I login to the computer, call up Google to conduct a search, and sit there slack-jawed for a minute while reading about the Google Gulp […]

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