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Featured Chefs Simmons, Pierce, Izard, Whims at 2013 Feast Portland

Featured Chefs Simmons, Pierce, Izard, Whims at 2013 Feast Portland

It’s been great fun following the growing careers of Chicago chef Stephanie Izard and NYC’s Sarah Simmons.

Izard, a Midwest native, has not only created a perpetually packed collection of goat-themed ventures, including Girl & The Goat and the Little Goat Diner, she’s become a regular on both the award lists and the food & wine event circuit, making appearances in Aspen, Pebble Beach, Portland.

October 3, 2013 | By
Izard’s Goat Tour Makes A Stop at Portland’s Ping

Izard’s Goat Tour Makes A Stop at Portland’s Ping

Season four was the first Top Chef season I ever watched. Introduced to a dozen great chefs from around the country, it was the first time I learned who Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons were, and the first time I was introduced to chef Stephanie Izard. With fans across the country, I cheered for Izard, […]

November 1, 2011 | By
A New York Bash for Food & Wine’s 2011 Best New Chefs

A New York Bash for Food & Wine’s 2011 Best New Chefs

Amid the hustle and bustle of New York’s already hopping food scene, chefs, restaurateurs, and media descended on the Upper East Side last night to celebrate the announcement of Food & Wine’s annual Best New Chefs. Hosted at the beautiful Bohemian National Hall, Best New Chef alumni, including Tom Colicchio, Missy Robbins, and Jonathan Benno, […]

April 6, 2011 | By
Daily Blender Exclusive: Izard’s Girl and The Goat A Strong James Beard Contender

Daily Blender Exclusive: Izard’s Girl and The Goat A Strong James Beard Contender

Stephanie Izard took to the kitchen at an early age and hasn’t looked back. An accomplished chef before she ever graced the screen as a “Top Chef”, Izard stepped more into the spotlight after winning Bravo’s culinary competition in season four. Already a restaurateur pre-television, she began hosting pop-up dinners around her home city of […]

March 17, 2011 | By
2011 Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic: Day 2

2011 Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic: Day 2

On Saturday, after a day of snowboarding instruction (peppered with a few beginner tumbles), it was time for the weekend’s pièce de résistance, the Grand Tasting. Joining my fellow press mates, as well as the hotel’s management staff and members of the Bon Appetit team, we made our way the ballroom of the spectacular Ritz-Carlton […]

February 3, 2011 | By
2011 Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic: Day 1

2011 Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic: Day 1

Early Friday morning, I joined fellow Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic guests in a breathtaking hike (both literally and figuratively) for the day’s Snowshoe Excursion and Luncheon. Along the same path as its summertime equivalent, the Walk & Wine, our adventurous snowshoe group worked up a hearty appetite descending down the mountain to the beautiful […]

February 2, 2011 | By
Starting 2011 With Bon Appetit’s Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic

Starting 2011 With Bon Appetit’s Beaver Creek Master Chef Classic

Part of the fun each year on Daily Blender is the chance to check out new food and wine happenings around the country. Here in 2011, in addition to my yearly musts, like Aspen and New York, I’ll be venturing to a few events I have yet to visit, starting with next week’s Beaver Creek […]

January 18, 2011 | By
McBride Departs Colicchio & Sons; Bourdain Takes To Social Media

McBride Departs Colicchio & Sons; Bourdain Takes To Social Media

Via a speculative post on Eater, restaurant fans learned today that Colicchio & Sons chef de cuisine Shane McBride would be moving on from his position at the New York restaurant. McBride, who has been a part of the Colicchio staff for the last three years, formerly manned the Craftsteak kitchen helm before making the […]

December 23, 2010 | By
Friday Five: Five Restaurants On My ‘Must Eat’ List

Friday Five: Five Restaurants On My ‘Must Eat’ List

When I started this Friday Five, I was thinking I’d just jot down a few of the restaurants I’m still needing to visit. As I started compiling my wishlist, however, it grew until it became more of a collection of culinary treks I’d like to make – and all the restaurants I want to hit […]

January 29, 2010 | By
Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Friday Five: Five Favorite 2009 Aspen Food & Wine Moments

Here it is – the official wrap up from my Food & Wine Classic weekend extravaganza! I made sure to throw in a few of my favorite photos from the event as well! My five favorite moments from Aspen: 1) Cooking Demonstrations with Jose Andres. Oh Jose! Such a funny man. The sassy Spaniard brought […]

June 26, 2009 | By
The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Begins!

The 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen Begins!

From the gorgeous Roaring Fork Valley, the 27th Food & Wine Classic in Aspen kicked off this week, with notable bashes all around! Guests were treated at last night’s Welcome Reception to flavorful dishes created by Bravo’s Top Chef winners Harold Dieterle, Stephanie Izard (no, it doesn’t rhyme with ‘lizard’), Ilan Hall, and Hosea Rosenberg. […]

June 19, 2009 | By
Upcoming Food Festivals and Events – Aspen, Seattle, New York

Upcoming Food Festivals and Events – Aspen, Seattle, New York

We’re only a week away from the mother of all food festivals, the Aspen Food & Wine Classic. Sponsored by Food & Wine, the Aspen Food & Wine Classic looks to be a fantastic adventure! A few of the events we’re looking forward to include: Asian Tapas with Ming Tsai Osteria Mozza with Mario Batali […]

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