Top Chef DC: Finale – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

Bum bum bum … another one bites the dust.  Yes, that’s it for this season of Top Chef.  By now, y’all probably know that while the season was set in DC, the two part finale … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Covert Cuisine – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

As we collectively suffer through one of the worst seasons of Top Chef, I find myself about a week behind on “What Was That Ingredient?”  While you might be expecting a recap of tonight’s show, … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Restaurant Wars – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

“Restaurant Wars” is almost always the most popular episode during any given season of Top Chef.  Though the bar has been set remarkably low throughout Top Chef DC, I’m pretty sure that last night’s episode … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Foreign Affairs – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

  Last night’s Top Chef: DC episode was filled up from the floor up with ingredients of mystery.  Entitled “Foreign Affairs,” it started with Ethiopian food and resolved itself around several different types of cuisine.  … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Power Lunch – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

In case you missed it, I started a little series on here to try and cover all the strange and funky terms that seem to surface during Top Chef episodes.  Last night’s episode of Top … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Cold War – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

Every week, I get the feeling that somewhere, someone is watching Top Chef and asking themselves: “What the hell is ___?”  Heck, sometimes I even find myself right there with those people.  No matter how … Read more →

Woodfire Grill Restaurant Review – Cheshire Bridge, Atlanta, GA [First Impressions]

Nestled amongst Atlanta’s stretch of tasseled "thingies” and institutional eateries is one of the best examples of contemporary American cuisine this side of the Mason-Dixon.  Chef Kevin Gillespie, still shy of 30-years-old, has taken Woodfire … Read more →

Hector Santiago Of Pura Vida: Inside The Chef’s Kitchen #18

On the last season of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, Atlanta made some real headway.  We were fortunate enough to have three local chefs make it on to the hit reality TV show.  Since then, the city … Read more →

Top Chef Masters Season 2: Bravo Releases The Lineup; Simpsons Fans Hit The Fan [TV Shows]

Top Chef Masters, a spinoff of Bravo TV’s popular Top Chef, is scheduled to premier its second season on April 7, 2010.  As these things come and go, networks try to make a big deal … Read more →

James Lipton On Inside The Chef’s Kitchen

When the host of Bravo TV’s Inside the Actor’s Studio heard that the highly regarded Foodie Buddha was doing a food series inspired by his TV show … he jumped at the opportunity to participate.  … Read more →