Food & Cooking

Giada De Laurentiis: 'Dating Is Certainly Different Now'

12/30/2015 11:06am EST
Food Network Chef Giada De Laurentiis PDA With Shane Farley On V
Food Network chef Giada de Laurentiis has a new man in her life. The celebrity chef has been linked to "FabLife" producer Shane Farley.

Pics of the couple, published by E! News, show the two on vacation in Mexico.

The two were reportedly cuddling on the beach, as evidenced by the snapshots here.

During a recent appearance on the "Wendy Williams Show," de Laurentiis responded coyly to the hosts questions as to whether or not she was dating again after her split from her husband of 11 years, Todd Thompson.

"I'm going to say kind of," Giada responded at the time. "And I will tell you, this...

Anthony Bourdain Responds To Guy Fieri Remarks

11/25/2015 10:00am EST
War Of The Chefs: Anthony Bourdain Responds To Guy Fieri Remarks
Food Network chef Guy Fieri threw shade at CNN's Anthony Bourdain in an interview with GQ Magazine.

Now Anthony Bourdain has answered Fieri back.

E! News reported that upon asking Bourdain about the reported feud with Fieri, the "Parts Unknown" host said that his jabs at Fieri have all been in jest.

"I tell jokes about people sometimes," he remarked. "But if you can't tell jokes about Guy Fieri, comedy as we know it is dead."

Fieri addressed the feud between the two chefs in an interview with GQ Magazine.

"It's actually disappointing…I don't like him making fun of people, and I don't...

Guy Fieri Has Had It With Anthony Bourdain

11/18/2015 8:38am EST
Food Network Celeb Guy Fieri Calls Out Celebrity Chef Anthony Bo
The longstanding war of words between celebrity chefs Guy Fieri and Anthony Bourdain continues to rage on.

Fieri, who hosts a slew of shows for The Food Network, including the wildly popular "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" has finally stood up for himself after years of taking heat from Bourdain from everything to the food he cooks to his looks.

Fieri spoke to GQ, saying that Bourdain has "definitely gotta have issues, 'cos the average person doesn't behave that way."

"It's actually disappointing…I don't like him making fun of people, and I don't like him talking s**t. And he's never talke...

Iron Chef Cat Cora's Divorce Sparks Bitter Custody Battle

11/9/2015 6:04pm EST
Cat Cora Divorce: Iron Chef Battling Over Custody Of Four Childr
Iron Chef Cat Cora announced her split from her long-time partner, Jennifer on Monday and their divorce may lead to an ugly custody battle over their four children. The couple got married in 2013 but have been together for the past 17 years.

TMZ reports that Cat and Jennifer both filed divorce papers the same day, with Jennifer asking for full custody of their four sons. Cat is apparently not on board with that — the celebrity chef is reportedly demanding joint physical custody of the boys who range in age from 6 to 11.

On Monday afternoon, Cat, 48, didn't let on that the couple is battli...

More Surgery Ahead For Food Network Star Sandra Lee

8/9/2015 11:43am EDT
Sandra Lee Cancer Update: Food Network Star's Breast Cancer Batt
Food Network star Sandra Lee faces more surgery after being rushed to New York's Mount Sinai Hospital earlier in the week. Three months after she underwent a double mastectomy, Lee suffered a setback in her recovery and was hospitalized for an infection.

Although she was released from the hospital over the weekend, an update from her team on Facebook indicates that she will likely return early next week to check on her progress and possibly schedule another surgery. She was allowed to go home with "heavy antibiotics and monitoring" and before surgery is scheduled, doctors will need to iden...

Food Network Star Rushed To Hospital

8/5/2015 7:00am EDT
Food Network Star Sandra Lee Rushed To Hospital
Sandra Lee, lifestyle and television host on The Food Network, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday night. after a complication due to her double mastectomy.

Lee was diagnosed with breast cancer in March.

The television personality was rushed to the hospital after with pains in her chest area.

The pain was a result of fluid in the area surrounding the mastectomy.

According to the New York Post, who first reported the story, the Food Network star was alert when taken to the hospital.

Her longtime partner, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, rushed to be by Lee's side. Cuomo was ...

Top 10 'MasterChef' Talks On His Experience

7/22/2015 2:03pm EDT
Tommy Walton Dishes On His 'MasterChef' Experience
Tommy Walton has definitely left his mark on MasterChef. The 53-year-old fashion designer from Chicago is one of the current season's biggest personalities, and that includes when he's dishing on his experience as part of the cooking competition. Here's what Tommy had to say about being in the Top 10 in the MasterChef kitchen.

"There is absolutely no way for you to become complacent or settle into a routine on MasterChef. The competition is designed to keep you in a state of complete and total hysteria!" he told us. "Just like an Olympic athlete, we cannot 'rest on our laurels.' We must al...

'MasterChef' Sara Zacek Played To Win

7/21/2015 2:08pm EDT
Sara Zacek After Her 'MasterChef' Elimination
Sara Zacek was sent packing from the MasterChef kitchen last week, dashing the 29-year-old Wisconsinite's dream of becoming America's top home cook. But Starpulse caught up with Sara after her elimination to get her post-show perspective on her MasterChef experience.

"I want the TV audience to know that I am not a silent cast member. I had so much to say about every challenge. I have a story like everyone else does, and I was playing to win," she told us.

But like her colleagues, she's taken away much more than the results. "The biggest thing I have learned is that cooking is super fun an...

'MasterChef' Olivia Crouppen Having 'The Time Of Her Life'

7/14/2015 2:05pm EDT
'MasterChef's' Olivia: 'I've Loved Every Second'
How does it feel to be part of MasterChef's top eleven? We asked 25-year-old fashion stylist Olivia Crouppen, who's still competing for the FOX cooking competition's title. Olivia gave Starpulse some insight into her MasterChef experience and who she is behind the apron.

"I'm always on edge!" she laughed. "It seems that the time is passing so fast and every week I am more and more excited to see how the show will progress. Even though I lived it, I have no idea what will be highlighted in each episode. I think at this stage there is still a lot of 'character development' so it's really int...

'MasterChef' Kerry Prince Thankful For His Chance

7/14/2015 12:06pm EDT
'MasterChef's' Kerry: 'I've Settled Into The Edge'
Last week, Kerry Prince saw his MasterChef dreams come to an end. But the 31-year-old human resources representative from North Carolina was in good spirits as he spoke to Starpulse about his time in the FOX reality show's kitchen.

"The edge has to stay there. I love competition and part of that is the excitement of anticipation," he explained when we asked him if he ever settled into the competition. "So I guess you can say I've settled into the edge."

"The challenges so far have been strenuous at best! The clock is unforgiving!" he continued. "I would say the crab challenge has been the...

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