Posts tagged "Top Chef"

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Shows off Enviable Figure in Miami

This is apparently how Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi looks when she’s hungover. I know. It isn’t fair. The 43-year old Indian-born beauty enjoyed a dip in the ocean while in Miami and looked simply amazing in a bright orange bikini.

By: Barbara DeFranco / December 9, 2013

The Vatican’s Next Top Catholic

It’s said that real life is stranger than fiction. And in the case of ordaining a new Pope, that has certainly been true. Viewers – Catholics and non-Catholics alike – seemed glued to their sets as the cable news channels broadcast every puff of smoke to come out of the Vatican chimney.

After…

By: Jethro Nededog / March 13, 2013

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Talks Her Daughter’s Refined Palate and Makes a Killer Expresso (VIDEO)

Over several seasons of Bravo’s Top Chef, host Padma Lakshmi has proven she can handle a judges’ table no problem. But, the former model also knows her way around a kitchen (with two cookbooks on shelves herself). Her two-year-old daughter, Krishna, can attest to that.

“She’s grown up on the set of Top

By: Jethro Nededog / October 18, 2012

TV Buzz: Bravo Announces ‘Top Chef: Seattle’ Contestants; ‘The Mindy Project’ Bringing Mobile Makeovers to a City Near You

Bravo’s Top Chef is back for Season 10 with chefs from around the country looking to please the appetites of the judges. Chefs Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck will join returning judges Tom ColicchioPadma Lakshmi, Hugh Acheson, and Gail Simmons. This season, filmed in Seattle, will feature chefs whose hometowns range from Brazil to Japan to South Africa.  [Bravo]

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By: Lauren DiMascio / September 19, 2012

‘Revenge’ Releases Nolan DVD Extra; FOX’s ‘The Mindy Project’ Casts ‘Step Up Revolution’ Actor

If you’re like us, you’ve been counting down the days until ABC’s Revenge returns all summer. With the release of the first season DVD set due for August 21, a DVD extra entitled “Nolan Ross Exposed” was released in which our favorite Hamptons resident played by Gabriel Mann is interviewed about pretty much everything. [EW]…

By: Lauren DiMascio / August 14, 2012

Get Ready for ‘Top Chef All Stars’!

We know you can’t get enough … and so does Bravo. Now they’re rolling out Top Chef All Stars just in time for the holidays. All the food, drama and Quickfire Challenges you can handle — coming to your living room!
Your favorite contestants from seasons past are BACK, and they’ve all got something…

By: / November 22, 2010

Padma Lakshmi & Baby Hang Out in NYC (PHOTOS)

Padma Lakshmi hung out (literally!) with her adorable baby daughter, Krishna Thea, in New York’s trendy West Village neighborhood on a crisp autumn day.
Padma was spotted wearing a pink sweater dress with a gray headband. Meanwhile, little Krishna sported a pink outfit (perfect for color-coordinating with her mom) and a white knit hat.

By: / November 4, 2010

‘If I Can Dream’s’ Kara Killmer Takes on a Celebrity Chef

What’s it like to cook with a celebrity chef? If I Can Dream starlet Kara Kilmer got that opportunity recently, and she made the most of it.
Famed chef and former Top Chef Masters competitor Ludo Lefebvre took Kilmer under his wing, and showed her what it’s really like inside the kitchen. Along with…

By: / September 15, 2010

Top Chef’s Ludo Lefebvre Surrenders to Mexico!

Could it be? Could consummate Frenchman Ludo Lefebvre have abandoned his Gallic roots?
Well, yes and no. As the Top Chef Masters alum explains in this latest installment of his ongoing stint a Celebuzz celebrity guest blogger, after watching his beloved French soccer team go down in defeat to Mexico at this year’s

By: Celebuzz / July 7, 2010

Top Chef’s Ludo Lefebvre Explores the Politics of Burgers

With summer officially upon us, millions of Americans will be hitting their grills to char up some hamburger patties in the coming weeks. But what does it really mean, in the deeper sense, to cook a hamburger? No fear; as part of his continuing tenure as Celebuzz guest blogger, Top Chef  alum Ludo Lefebvre is

By: Celebuzz / July 7, 2010

Top Chef’s Ludo Lefebvre Explains the Politics of Cooking (Part 2)

In these tumultuous times, there’s no shortage of troubles facing our elected officials in the nation’s capital. Luckily, Top Chef Masters contestant, transplanted Frenchman and Celebuzz’s newest celebrity blogger, Ludo Lefebvre, has a few ideas on how to clean up Washington—or at least on how to serve up something that will compel the city’s politicia…

By: Celebuzz / June 23, 2010

Top Chef’s Ludo Lefebvre Explains the Politics of Cooking

As a recipient of the prestigious Mobil Five Star Award, Ludo Lefebvre knows his way around a kitchen, and understands that the right dish must be matched to the right occasion. Here, the Top Chef Masters contestant and Celebuzz’s newest celebrity guest blogger offers his expert opinion on what to cook should you ever find…

By: Celebuzz / June 23, 2010

Padma Lakshmi Is Pregnant

Padma Lakshmi will be cooking for two from now on.
Us Magazine reports that the Top Chef host is pregnant with her first child. The pregnancy is particularly remarkable, given that Lakshmi is a) 39 years old, and b) suffers from endometriosis, which can lessen the possibility of becoming pregnant.
Lakshmi’s rep announced,…

By: Celebuzz / October 1, 2009

VIDEO: Jeff Probst Says Survivor Contestants Are “A Pain in the Ass”

Are you ready to get real?
We hope so, because Celebuzz cornered reality TV’s hottest personalities on the red carpet at this year’s Emmy Awards.
Getting particularly real for us was Survivor host (and Emmy winner) Jeff Probst, who told us about the most outrageous thing he’s had his contestants do (hint: it…

By: Regan Stephens / September 22, 2009

Natalie Portman to Guest on Top Chef

Yes, Natalie Portman actually enjoys food. And she’s going to prove it in the upcoming season of Top Chef: Las Vegas.
E! Online reports that the V for Vendetta actress will be appearing on the cooking show when it returns to the airwaves. In addition to Portman, the new season of Top Chef—which debut…

By: Celebuzz / July 9, 2009