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Bobby Flay Drops Bomb via T-Shirt in Iron Chef Taping

But celeb chef now says his T-shirt suggesting he was quitting was a joke

(Newser) - It was either one of the most epic ways to publicly quit a high-profile job or, as he now says, a misunderstood joke. Either way, celeb chef Bobby Flay's 17-year run with Iron Chef seems to be in question. Vanity Fair first reported the stunt: During a summer taping... More »

YouTube's Culinary Star: Vegan Black Metal Chef

Extreme chef joins burgeoning breed of out-there personalities

(Newser) - How much more extreme can cooking get? Not much now that a black metal chef cooking with the "heat of Satan" has moved onto YouTube. Thank God he's not a cannibal. The Vegan Black Metal Chef wields sharp instruments of terror that look like torture tools to brutalize... More »

Gay Teen Denied Prom Gets $30K Scholarship

Ellen DeGeneres calls Constance McMillen a leader for gay rights

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres honored the Mississippi teen who stood up for her right to take a same-sex partner to the prom on her show today, presenting her with a $30,000 college scholarship check. DeGeneres hailed Constance McMillen as part of a new generation of leaders in gay rights. The school... More »

Food Industry's Loveliest Ladies

Padma Lakshmi tops list; Food Network faves score

(Newser) - Of a piece with the site’s list of the hottest men in food , Slashfood presents its top women:
  • Padma Lakshmi: “Calm, collected, and poised, the host of Bravo’s Top Chef is possibly the hottest woman on television,” John Devore writes.
  • Giada De Laurentiis: The Food Network
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Iron Chef Fibs: Veggies Not From Obama Garden

Food Network backtracks about Michelle Obama episode

(Newser) - The Iron Chef America episode featuring Michelle Obama and her White House produce drew more viewers to the Food Network than any other program in network history—about 7.6 million tuned in. One problem: The produce used in the show by top chefs such as Emeril Lagasse and Bobby... More »

Michelle Obama Debuts on Iron Chef

Not surprisingly, White House exec chef wins the day

(Newser) - Michelle Obama made her much-hyped guest appearance on Iron Chef America last night, in a “Super Chef Battle” featuring the White House executive chef. Cristeta Comerford teamed up with celebrity chef Bobby Flay against the two-celeb team of Emeril Lagasse and Mario Batali, while Obama’s role was to... More »

Michelle Pushes Healthy Meals —on Iron Chef

First lady will guest on Food Network competition's season opener

(Newser) - Michelle Obama’s campaign to wean kids off junk food is taking a slightly unorthodox turn: The first lady will guest on Iron Chef America’s Jan. 3 episode. In addition to discussing her crusade for healthy school lunches and more, Obama will reveal the secret ingredient for the show's... More »

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