cooking shows

tv

Nicole Byer Is the Host that Food Television Needs

In Season 2 of Netflix's 'Nailed It,' she's back to fix your baking disasters—and the boring traditions of cooking shows.
Nadja Sayej
7.17.18
Restaurant Confessionals

Being a Judge For a Cooking Show Gave Me an Iron Stomach

As a preliminary food tasting judge for cooking competition shows, I taste the good, the bad, and the ugly. By the time the finalists are selected to be on the show, only the ones that didn’t give me food poisoning get to cook for the TV judges.
Anonymous
3.16.17
the internet

Pray for Beloved, Foul-Mouthed YouTube Chef Auntie Fee

The inventor of classic dishes such as "Good Ass Chicken" and "bowel movement bars" has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.15.17
controversy

Watch the 'Pioneer Woman' Clip that Is Causing a Huge Backlash for the Food Network

In a Season 2 episode, the Food Network star and blogger appears to ridicule a dish of 'Asian wings'—and Asian-Americans aren't happy about it.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.9.17
WTF

A Top Advisor to the President of Turkey Accuses Foreign Chefs of Being Spies

“I watched a program on a news station the other day. An Englishman and an Italian were sampling the tests of Anatolia and traveling to many provinces and villages, cooking food. Do you think they are doing that for their own benefit?”
Alex Swerdloff
12.12.16
Cooking habits

Brits Spend More Time Looking at Food on Instagram Than Cooking

New market research from OnePoll shows that most of us would rather look at food on social media or watch cooking shows than get into the kitchen.
Daisy Meager
9.22.16
WTF

Ray J Claims Naomi Judd Has Racist Opinions About Grits

The R&B singer claims that during filming for the upcoming Fox show, 'My Kitchen Rules'—a reality cooking competition show—seventy-year-old country music singer, Naomi Judd, openly referred to grits as "slave food.”
Alex Swerdloff
5.21.16
Gender

Meet the Latin Diva Chopping Her Way Through Gender Norms

Soraya Sobreidad is the host of an amateur YouTube cooking show that blends healthy techniques with Latin cuisine. But it took a long, painful journey for Jaime Montalvo—Soraya's other self—to discover the diva that she has become today.
Kelsey Kudak
6.27.15
Action Bronson

'Fuck, That's Delicious' Presents: Cooking with Mr. Wonderful Featuring Mario Batali

Action Bronson's food TV dreams come true when he gets a no-holds barred tour of Eataly from and makes pizza with his culinary idol, Mario Batali.
Action Bronson
3.24.15
Media

Your Love of Cooking Shows Could Be Making You Fat

A new study shows that if you're the go-getter type that actually makes those mac 'n' cheese cupcakes on your tv, your body might be paying the price.
Munchies Staff
3.18.15