Posts Tagged ‘Gail Simmons’

Top Chef Recap: Death to the Man Bun

When the judges think your salad is a dessert, that's a problem

Hook’s Heather Chittum to Appear on ‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’

Damn, the things you miss when you're out videotaping large, chain-let restaurants that aren't quite as large as they think. On Friday, Bravo announced the 12 contestants for the debut season of Top Chef: Just Desserts, and among them are D.C.'s Heather Chittum, pastry chef for Pure Hospitality's two Georgetown properties, Hook and Tackle Box. […]

The Best and Worst of ‘Top Chef’ D.C. Episode 3

Sweet nothings: The Top Chef franchise may have jumped the shark (pie) with the ham-fisted (if I may mix my metaphors this morning) cross-promotion with Top Chef: Just Desserts, hosted by Gail Simmons and Elvis. Sorry, I mean Jean Georges poser/pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini. Always a good time to pie: The quick-fire challenge to bake […]

Food News You Can Use: ‘Top Chef’ in D.C. Gossip

Y&H is no Reliable Source, but even this food scribe is occasionally thrown a scrap of gossip about all the Top Chef shenanigans going on in the District. Like yesterday, a source told me that some white-jacket types were seen cooking in the building across the street from NPR's headquarters at 635 Massachusetts Ave. NW. […]