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Ramsay Sues The Fam; Survey Reports Record Restaurant Closures

Ramsay Sues The Fam; Survey Reports Record Restaurant Closures

I kind of appreciate Gordon Ramsay. He, like a select few in the culinary world, helps to keep the industry all spicy and news-riddled. Long at war with his father-in-law, Chris Hutcheson, the Daily Mail reported last week that the British chef is in the process of suing Hutcheson, over everything from email hacking and […]

August 16, 2011 | By
Ramsay Closes Another Restaurant; Anticipation Mounts For Batali And Bastianich’s Eataly

Ramsay Closes Another Restaurant; Anticipation Mounts For Batali And Bastianich’s Eataly

Chef Gordon Ramsay’s luck seems to ebb and flow a bit drastically, with nearly his every move making headlines. He’s opened restaurant locations, closed restaurant locations, been lambasted for public comments, and battled financial woes – all just in the last few years. The latest chapter of the Ramsay tome is unfortunately on the bad […]

August 2, 2010 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: Ramsay’s Melbourne Maze Thrives; Moonen, Burke, and Morimoto Procure New Projects

Today’s Food Newsbits: Ramsay’s Melbourne Maze Thrives; Moonen, Burke, and Morimoto Procure New Projects

The latest issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller features a review on chef Gordon Ramsay’s first Australian location, which is surprisingly two restaurant concepts in one spot. With a development price tag of nearly $300 million, Ramsay’s maze and maze grill opened in Melbourne in mid-April to mixed reviews. According to the GT article, maze, the […]

June 10, 2010 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: Former Chef Chimes In On Ramsay; Waters Continues To Inspire Despite Criticism

Today’s Food Newsbits: Former Chef Chimes In On Ramsay; Waters Continues To Inspire Despite Criticism

Of all the European chefs I try to cover here on Daily Blender, Gordon Ramsay always seems to be the one getting the most airtime. Whether it’s insulting a reporter or closing a restaurant, Ramsay nearly appears to be the Todd English of the British food world. London writer Rosie Birkett recently had a chat […]

May 18, 2010 | By
David Chang on Letterman; Gordon Ramsay Opens Maze in Melbourne

David Chang on Letterman; Gordon Ramsay Opens Maze in Melbourne

A hat tip to Eater for snagging the video of chef David Chang’s visit to the Late Show with David Letterman last night. The chef talks about his foray into the food world, noting that his father, already in the business, wasn’t too thrilled when Chang announced his culinary career plans. “It’s weird because he […]

April 21, 2010 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: Recalled Beef Still Delivered To Schools, Ramsay Hands Over Restaurant, McDonald’s Leader Retires

Today’s Food Newsbits: Recalled Beef Still Delivered To Schools, Ramsay Hands Over Restaurant, McDonald’s Leader Retires

USAToday is reporting that a recall back in August of over 825,000 pounds of questionable ground beef included meat that was later delivered to schools across the nation through the National School Lunch Program. According to the article, 450,000 pounds of ground beef produced June 5-June 23, dates included in the recall, was purchased by […]

December 3, 2009 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: NY Restaurants Continue Growth, Michelin Reveals 2010 NY Stars, Alice Waters on Gourmet

Today’s Food Newsbits: NY Restaurants Continue Growth, Michelin Reveals 2010 NY Stars, Alice Waters on Gourmet

According to a recent Zagat survey, more restaurants opened in New York this year than the number of restaurants who shuttered their doors. Despite closings from big names like Payard and Tavern on the Green, survey results show that 157 ‘notable’ restaurants opened this year compared with 102 that closed. The survey also notes that […]

October 7, 2009 | By
Bankruptcy Filings Snag Payard, Tavern, Other Food Service Owners

Bankruptcy Filings Snag Payard, Tavern, Other Food Service Owners

Late last week, Crain’s reported that master chef François Payard has officially filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection on his New York restaurant property. As we noted back in June, Payard recently closed Payard Patisserie & Bistro, his flagship spot on the Upper East Side of the city. According to the article in Crain’s, the […]

September 22, 2009 | By
Gordon Ramsay Talks Puffin Heart, Marinara with Jimmy Kimmel

Gordon Ramsay Talks Puffin Heart, Marinara with Jimmy Kimmel

Stopping by the Jimmy Kimmel Live show last night, Gordon Ramsay chatted a bit about his recent visit to Iceland where he caught and dined on a local delicacy – puffin. Much to the dismay of Ramsay’s viewers, he not only dined on the breast of the puffin, but also the still-beating heart. At Gordon’s […]

August 26, 2009 | By
Canadian Foodies Miffed Over Phaidon Book Snub

Canadian Foodies Miffed Over Phaidon Book Snub

It looks like we’re not making any more friends in the Canadian culinary scene. According to The Guardian, a number of folks north of the border are up in arms over the upcoming release of Coco from Phaidon Books. The coffee-table book (with recipes? I can’t tell) offers “100 emerging culinary stars chosen by 10 […]

August 14, 2009 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: Martha Talks Tomato Blight, Organic To Go Downsizing, Gordon Ramsay Regroups

Today’s Food Newsbits: Martha Talks Tomato Blight, Organic To Go Downsizing, Gordon Ramsay Regroups

Poor Martha! With the recent blight breakout taking down tomato plants across the Northeast left and right, apparently no garden has gone unscathed! The domestic kitchen queen posted a blog note this morning about the aggressive fungus attacking her tomato plants. She’s even kind enough to include a slideshow of the ugly attack. While Martha […]

August 11, 2009 | By
Reality Food Shows Prove Difficult, But Beneficial

Reality Food Shows Prove Difficult, But Beneficial

The New York Times published a great article over the weekend on the background of reality television shows, the oftentimes vapid and opportunistic genre currently dominating the airwaves. With reality shows on everything from finding love to talking to your pets, the Times article includes a look at Gordon Ramsay’s hit food reality series, Hell’s […]

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