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Wolfgang Puck to Collaborate With Ghetto Gastro at Post-Oscars Governors Ball

Wolfgang Puck will again be back in the kitchen steering the menu for this year’s Governors Ball — but he’ll have company. The high-profile chef will collaborate with Bronx-based culinary collective Ghetto Gastro. Led by Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao and Lester Walker, the group offers more than just meals; it’s a movement that merges food, […]

Chef Roy Choi’s Food Series ‘Broken Bread’ Returns Jan. 25 for Season Two (Exclusive)

Roy Choi — the Korean American L.A. chef known for helping launch the modern food truck movement with his Kogi BBQ tacos and co-starring on Netflix’s The Chef Show with Jon Favreau — is returning to host the second season of his public-television series Broken Bread on Jan. 25. Produced by Tastemade and Southern California […]

Daniel Boulud on Plans to Open his First West Coast Restaurant in Beverly Hills

Chef Daniel Boulud may have been born in France, but he has long been a New Yorker, opening his two Michelin-star Restaurant Daniel there in 1993. “I’ve lived longer in New York City than I lived in France, for sure,” says the celebrity chef, whose culinary empire now includes restaurants in Toronto, Dubai, Washington, D.C., […]

David Gelb’s ‘Wolfgang’ Explores What Drove Wolfgang Puck’s Rise to Fame

In David Gelb’s documentary Wolfgang, about the renowned chef Wolfgang Puck that launches today on Disney+, Puck states a simple but surefire mantra: “You start out with the best product, and then you don’t screw it up.” Puck took the farm-to-table concept that he inherited from mentor and father figure Raymond Thuilier in Provence and […]

Mark Peel, Trailblazer of California Cuisine, Dies at 66

Mark Peel, a trailblazing chef who helped create modern California cuisine and a dining renaissance in Los Angeles, has died. He was 66. Peel died Sunday at a Los Angeles hospital, nine days after he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, his daughter Vanessa Silverton-Peel told the Los Angeles Times. “My dad in […]

“Time Is of the Essence”: Wolfgang Puck on Why He’s Lobbying Trump for a Restaurant Industry Bailout

From London to Singapore, and at airports across the world, Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant empire — like his colleagues, large and small, across the sector — has been hammered by the economic effect of COVID-19.

Inside the 2019 Oscars’ Governors Ball, Set to Honor the Theatrical Experience

The 91st Oscars' Governors Ball, the official afterparty of the awards show, will return once again to the top floor of the Dolby Theater, just steps away from where film's biggest names will accept their honors, and was previewed on Friday for select press. This year's theme is "Filmscape," highlighting the best moments of global cinema in a room that looks like a classic movie theater.

Wolfgang Puck Looks Back on 25 Years in Vegas as Spago Relocates to Bellagio

Wolfgang Puck and partner David Robins reminisce about getting their start in the city ('Oh my God, such a mistake,' Puck says of his first few days) to hosting famous faces from Sinatra to J.Lo.

Star Chef Daniel Humm Dishes on L.A.’s New NoMad Restaurant and Hotel

The forthcoming Downtown hotspot has already garnered buzz with a roving food truck around the city.

Wolfgang Puck and Top LA Chefs Raise More Than $75,000 for a Hurricane-Relief Dinner

Nineteen LA chefs teamed up for the Global Giving Fund and those affected by the recent hurricanes at the Pop-Up for a Purpose Event #LACHEFSUNITE.

Wolfgang Puck Celebrates Walk of Fame Star With Spago Party

Les Moonves, Cindy Crawford and Brett Ratner were just some of the A-list names who showed up to the chef's landmark eatery.

Wolfgang Puck Critiques Oscar Menus of Past Years: “You’d Never Now Serve Paté and Then Roast Filet”

Hollywood's top chef annotates historic awards meals from the 1920s (celery!) to his own that he's created for 22 years running.