Get ready to make some baby food, chef! Tom Colicchio‘s wife Lori Silverbush, 41, gave birth to a 7lb. 9oz. baby boy named Mateo Lev on Tuesday at 12:11 p.m. in New York City. The Top Chef star’s rep tells People that both baby and mom are doing well! Congratulations!
Needing 51 votes to be repealed, the Senate votes 65 to 31 to end the practice after an almost 20 year struggle!
After 17 years of highly heated debate, the Senate voted today to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” a bill prohibiting openly gay Americans from serving in the military. The bill will now be passed on to President Obama to be signed into law and will take effect after some initial procedural steps are taken. See what some celebs had to say!
The celebrity chef believes kids aren’t as picky as you’d think and says that it’s up to parents to teach their children to be adventurous eaters.
None of that tired PB&J for Tom Colicchio‘s kids! The brand new daddy and head judge on Top Chef plans to treat his 10-month-old son, Luka, to exotic dishes as soon as possible. “I think it’s a good idea to open them up to new flavors, new foods and different ethnic cuisines,” he tells Babble.com. “I think a lot of the problem is that kids eat like their parents and their parents aren’t trying. I remember giving my kid oysters and saying, ‘Here, try it. It’s not going to bother you.'”
In an emotional finale, Michael Voltaggio edged out brother Bryan Voltaggio and Atlanta-native Kevin Gillespie to take home the $125,000 grand prize.
At Cyrus, a two-star Michelin restaurant in Napa, California, the three remaining contestants, Kevin Gillespie and Michael and Bryan Voltaggio battled it out in front of judges Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, and Toby Young.
Michael won by creating the favorite dish of the night, made from Pacific rockfish, Dungeness crab, kabocha squash, Meyer lemon, matsutake mushrooms and anise hyssop. It was the fitting end to a dramatic season, with some of the best cooking in all seasons of Top Chef. Read more