Hell's Kitchen (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Openings & Closings: Say Hello to Another Cupcake Shop

    The Houston Chronicle reports that Newk's Eatery will be opening its second location in Houston at 20802 Katy Freeway in Katy on Saturday, August 2. The first Newk's that opened in Houston is located at Cypress at 25712 Northwest Freeway. Newk's serves a variety of large salads, a selection of pizza ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Corner Table Announces Ja'Nel Witt as New Executive Chef

    On the heels of chef/partner Bruce Molzan's "amicable" departure from Corner Table comes news that the restaurant has hired former Hell's Kitchen winner Ja'Nel Witt to take over as executive chef. According to a press release sent out Thursday morning, Witt joined Corner Table on Monday, June 16. ... More >>

  • Film

    May 8, 2014

    With Chef, Jon Favreau Whips Up Indie Comfort Food

    Iron Man director gets back to his indie roots.

  • Film

    May 1, 2014

    With Chef, Jon Favreau Whips Up Indie Comfort Food

    Iron Man director gets back to his indie roots.

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Street Food, Discovery Green Margarita Festival, Plus Wine Dinners

    Chef Geoff Hundt of Benjy's in Rice Village will head up the second installment of the REMIX Pop-Up Dinner series on Tuesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. The Flat has opened its doors for guests to enjoy a menu (not yet announced) from Chef Hundt, as well as a multitude of drink specials. One can expect t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Cake Shop Wants Us to Talk About Depression

    Depression is no laughing matter, but Jody Stevens wants to let people know that it's OK to talk about it ... with cake. Inspired by the original Depressed Cake Shop in London, Stevens is hosting a bake sale to raise awareness of mental health issues and raise funds for the Montrose Center here in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Celebrate the Ramen Phenomenon Tonight at IKEA

    Tonight, IKEA will become much more than a storehouse for chic, inexpensive Swedish home goods. Tonight, IKEA will be the Iron Chef kitchen. Well, not the Iron Chef kitchen, but an Iron Chef-style throwdown will be happening in the upstairs kitchen at IKEA, and the theme is ramen. Foodie PR mav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Gordon Ramsay Delivers Three Delicious Shows for Our Summer Viewing Enjoyment

    When regular networks like NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX put their shows on hiatus, they line up mind-numbing, inexpensive-to-produce fare for us to consume while Mark Harmon, Alec Baldwin and Patrick Dempsey (and their expensive hair, wardrobes and sets) get a well-deserved vacation. CBS will bring back t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    The Much-Feared Restaurant Wars Hit Top Chef: Texas

    ​Now that Work of Art is over, I've had to find another reality show to haphazardly catch before tuning into Bravo on Wednesday nights. That show is Restaurant Impossible, and it's weirdly addictive. I've even found myself seeking it out on purpose, which is something I never do with Food Network ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Top Chef: Texas - Let the Games Begin

    ​I have absolutely no tolerance for reality shows of any kind, and I watch little food television programming aside from Chopped, Alton Brown and the PBS Saturday morning line-up. I do not understand the modern paradigm of chef as rock star. I don't know why food blogging has become so entrenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Renato De Pirro of Ristorante Cavour

    Photo by Matthew DresdenRenato De Pirro outside Ristorante Cavour.​Yesterday, Ristorante Cavour executive chef Renato De Pirro told us how he came to Houston from Las Vegas. Today we'll hear about working with a Hell's Kitchen winner, Chef De Pirro's love for the Cowboys, and the new summer me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Idol Beat: My Faith In A Just Universe Is Restored

    You're paying for that suit now, kid.​60 million votes. That's how many it took to ensure karmic balance in the universe and send Jacob Lusk to the American Idol equivalent of hell... which is probably an alternate dimension where Simon Cowell never existed. Last night was so chock-full of en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Nona Sivley Demonstrates TV-Worthy Cooking at Rice Epicurean

    Geri Maria Harris​Last week ended on a high note when Hell's Kitchen Season 8 winner Nona Sivley left her chef de cuisine post at LA Market to head over to Rice Epicurean and cook up a big, steaming bowl of loaded potato soup. The audience was atwitter with an interesting mix of dedicated Hell's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    H-Town, Meet Roel Osteen; You Already Know Him

    ​In this edition of The Mailbag - which, FYI, is currently the most popular semi-regular blog post dedicated to championing underground Houston rap on the planet - we've got music from a guy who isn't necessarily an underground artist, offer up ideas for nicknames for two acts and imply that w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Top 5 Food-Related Arcade Games

    You might have heard that October is Truck Month. You're right, of course - as if you could forget with those Chevy ads on heavy rotation -- but as a designation it's irrelevant. Everyone knows that in Houston, every month is truck month. You might also have heard that October is Texas Wine Month. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Meet the Chef Who Made Gordon Ramsay Cry

    ​When chef Albert Roux stopped by our table at his restaurant, Chez Roux in Conroe, I shook his hand. The food was stellar. But it was also a real treat to talk to the legendary chef, since he only visits a few weeks out the year. "I've always wanted to meet the man who made Gordon Ramsay cry, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Embarassing Moments In TV Cooking History: Welcome to the List, Padma

    Padma Lakshmi isn't technically a celebrity chef. Yes, she's published two cookbooks and hosted/starred in an array of food-related programming. But she's also known for plenty of other endeavors, chief among them being married to Salman Rushdie and her career as a highly successful Indian model/act ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 20, 2007
  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Chefs Rule!

    If you can't stand the sight of lopped-off digits and the smell of your own flesh burning, get out of the kitchen