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Gail Simmons

  1. Gail Simmons Gets Nostalgic for Canadian Smarties and Jamaican Patties“Toronto has a huge Caribbean community, so a patty was actually my middle-school snack.”
  2. The Feeding Tube
    Here’s the Full List of Competing Cooks on Top Chef’s NewRichard Blais joins the 16 new contestants as a guest judge.
  3. Interviews
    Gail Simmons on Parenting, Top Chef Duels, and Her Network-Spanning TV“I am systematically trying to get a show on every cable network in the universe.”
  4. Video Feed
    Here’s an Exclusive Preview of The FeedIt’s like “if a late-night show was also a buddy comedy, and you also had three hosts, but you learned a lot and there was a bunch of food.”
  5. The Feeding Tube
    Top Chef Heads to Boston for Season 12The show is currently in production.
  6. Congrats
    Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Gives Birth to DaughterThere’s a new little top chef in her life.
  7. The Feeding Tube
    Top Chef: New Orleans Announces Remaining Season 11 ContestantsThe show premieres on October 2.
  8. Overnights
    Top Chef Masters Recap: Dave Hill on Fried Shrimp Heads and Kathie LeeThis week, pork meatball bánh mì, fried shrimp heads, and some festivities.
  9. Congrats
    Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Is PregnantInsert joke about bun/oven here.
  10. Events
    What To Do On Monday Night: Common Threads World FestivalArt Smith’s Common Threads has big event tonight.
  11. Bookshelf
    Voltaggio Cooking, Silverton Dishing This WeekendLocal and national culinary stars on stage at the country’s largest lit fest.
  12. Mediavore
    Ludo Unveils LudoBites Cookbook; Lee Baca Under Fire for Lending CountyThe Sheriff is accused of offering the vehicles to a group of cronies, including the owner of Mister V’s Bar and Grill.
  13. Mediavore
    New Treatments for Food Allergies; Australia’s Pie Face Aiming for 50Plus: East Oakland’s food-truck crime spree, Grant Achatz’s secret fast-food vices, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Tebow Takes Taylor Swift to Toscanova; Bret McKenzie Passes Oscar AroundWas it a date, business, or just a little flirtation between the two young stars?
  15. Mediavore
    Breitbart’s Last Political Discussion Held at The Brentwood; SoCal ResidentsThe political pundit may have talked shop with a man he’d just met only 50 minutes before he was declared dead.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Apparently Gail Simmons Is In Town
  17. Authors
    Gail Simmons Ate Hummus and Popsicles While Writing Book; Not Afraid of AliceHer book goes well with bourbon.
  18. Interviews
    Gail Simmons on Aggressive Shopping, Her Super Bowl Menu, and Paula Deen’s“I’d rather shop in the grocery store than in the department store. I can pick an apple like nobody’s business.”
  19. Story Time
    David Chang Is Still Not ShyPadma, Gail, and David want to tell you something.
  20. Slideshow
    Top Chef All Stars Walk Red Carpet at Girl & The GoatTop Chef bought out Girl & The Goat for a star-studded culinary event.
  21. TV Land
    Gail Simmons Tells Jimmy Fallon He Should’ve Been Meaner to the TopIn advance of Fallon’s appearance as guest judge on ‘Top Chef: All Stars,’ Gail went on ‘Late Night’ last night.
  22. TV Land
    Second Season of Avec Eric Premieres This WeekendBourdain, Chang, and Gail Simmons make appearances.
  23. TV Land
    Gail Simmons Confesses Her Crush on Hubert Keller, Admits She Had to Jog a LotThe newly minted host talks about the crazy calories she consumed, and how being host and judge is a lot more work.
  24. Top Chef Just Desserts
    Gail Simmons’s All-Butter, All-Sugar Top Chef Diet“All I craved was a cheeseburger, the whole time.”
  25. Top Chef
    Simmons Previews Top Chef; Waxman Defends Gael GreeneJonathan Waxman considers his Obi-Wan nickname “a little embarrassing.”
  26. Mediavore
    You Can’t Swap Your Baby for Beer; Bill Cosby Shills for Jell-OPlus: Eric Ripert’s new Top Chef role, and why chefs flip out, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    A Look at Nodding Head’s Bobbleheads; Bill Cosby Shills for Jell-OPlus: Eric Ripert’s new Top Chef role, and why chefs freak out, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters: Soul FingerThe cheftestants make fancy grilled-cheese sandwiches and then cater actor Mekhi Phifer’s birthday party.
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Abilene Might Open a New Location in Gowanus; Enjoy the ‘MusicalPlus: A pre–Kentucky Derby party at Mason Dixon, and Gail Simmons will teach you about the food of Spain, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
  30. Top Chef
    Top Chef Secrets Revealed: Tom Colicchio Drinks at Judges’ TableAnd Padma could listen to Kevin Gillespie talk about cabbage all day long.
  31. TV Land
    Gail Simmons Will Host ‘Top Chef: Desserts,’ Return to ‘TopBravo announces its new lineup.
  32. Personalities
    Where Gail Simmons Gets Her Wings OnThe ‘Top Chef’ judge has a weakness for wings.
  33. TV Land
    Top Chef Masters Will Be Back With Gail SimmonsPlus, a look at Food Network’s November lineup.
  34. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Food Stars Pick Under-the-Radar RestaurantsRestaurant recommendations from Eric Ripert, Drew Nieporent, and Gail Simmons.
  35. Twitterverse
    Who’s the Fairest Twitterer of Them All?How do Amanda Hesser, Ruth Reichl, Gail Simmons, and Rocco DiSpirito compare on the Twitter Approval Matrix?
  36. The New York Diet
    Chef Andrew Carmellini Takes His Cappuccinos at Abraço and Burgers at“Then Luke, me, Ken Friedman, Josh Picard, David Lynch, and April Bloomfield all met at Minetta Tavern.”
  37. Top Chef
    Top Chef: Adam Platt Misses Gail, Sees a Horror Show AheadLast night’s episode: Ham-fisted product placements, insipid background music, and forced bon mots.
  38. Top Chef
    Gail’s Bridal ShowerWe discuss the latest episode with the magazine’s esteemed critic.
  39. Top Chef
    Today ShowAs Ariane-gate continues to unfold, we asked our restaurant critic to make sense of it all.
  40. Sweet News
    Tim Tam Chocolate Cookies at Target Now Through MarchSatisfy your Australian-cookie cravings all winter.
  41. Top Chef
    Diner’s Journal vs. Food Writer’s Diary: Is ‘Top Chef’Bret Thorn thinks it’s bad for foodies, but good for the contestants; Bruni thinks it’s the other way around.
  42. The New York Diet
    Gail Simmons Accepts Her Mandate to Eat Out’Do you know about the Tim Tams?’
  43. Celebrity Chefs
    Chang, Carmellini, and Simmons Talk Chefs, Fame, and the Future of DiningIn a panel discussion last night, David Chang talked about the Ko reservation system, open kitchens, and one of his dream projects.
  44. Winners and Losers
    Padma and Tom Robbed at Emmys!At the Primetime Emmys, ‘Top Chef’ lost out to Jerry Bruckheimer’s ‘Amazing Race.’ Hollywood can only love its own, we guess.
  45. Top Chef
    Gail Simmons Recommends an All-Cheeseburger Fashion Week DietAccording to Gail Simmons, Thomas Keller and Alice Waters won’t be appearing this season.
  46. Foodievents
    Fatty Cue Makes Its Public Debut at Flatiron EventGail Simmons, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Zak Pelaccio all are alive and well.
  47. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Tease Fills Adam Platt With RancorAfter a poor performance, our least-favorite chef hangs on to torture us.
  48. Mediavore
    ‘Daily Show’ Writer Sues Batali; Ex-Babbo Sommelier Cooks for YouPlus fancy new cooking at the Friars Club, chefs share their secrets for saving money on ingredients, and more, in our morning digest of food and gossip.
  49. Foodievents
    ‘Top Chef’ Parties at South Beach Wine and Food FestOur first night at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival made it pretty clear why this event is such a success. For one thing, it’s warm down here. And the two parties we attended were as carefree as hayrides. The full moon shone down on the Versace mansion, and we gained some useful knowledge. Such as…
  50. Back of the House
    Recent ‘Top Chef’ Non-Winner Stands By Her ChickenSara Mair could not escape elimination on last night’s Top Chef when she began the episode by serving Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque an undercooked potato-wrapped sea bass and concluded with poorly flavored and undercooked chicken for deans of the French Culinary Institute. Today she talks to us about reconciling with Howie and Hung’s lack of heart.
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