Celebrity Chef Art Smith Shows Off Impressive 70-Pound Weight Loss In Before-And-After Photos On Instagram

Celebrity chef Art Smith has been focusing on his health while quarantining at his home in Florida. The 60-year-old showed off his impressive 70-pound weight loss in a new Instagram post shared to his page on Monday. The side-by-side comparison photo contained images from both before and during Smith’s transformation. The left side consisted of […]

Padma Lakshmi Claps Back At Magazine That Confused Her With Actress Priyanka Chopra

The New Yorker confused Top Chef host and model Padma Lakshmi for actress Priyanka Chopra over the weekend, and she isn’t having it. Padma took a screenshot of a now-deleted post that tagged her as Priyanka, chiding the magazine for apparently thinking that Indian people “all look alike.” According to E! Online, The New Yorker […]

Padma Lakshmi Is Twinning With Daughter Krishna In ‘Mommy And Me’ Workout

Top Chef judge Padma Lakshmi was ready to tackle a new week with an intense workout on Monday and she had her 9-year-old daughter Krishna right by her side. Padma shared a video clip of the workout via her Instagram page, which her fans loved. In her Instagram caption, Padma noted that she was coaching […]

Padma Lakshmi Details Dinner With Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘We Sipped Champagne, Savored Our Gazpacho And Crab’

Padma Lakshmi’s fans love her for many reasons, and her involvement with the Bravo show Top Chef only scratches the surface. Lakshmi has become a vocal advocate and activist who never holds back in sharing her opinions and it looks as if that passion gave her an incredible opportunity over the weekend. Padma had dinner […]

‘Top Chef’ Behind-The-Scenes Secrets Revealed By Former Contestant Kwame Onwuachi

Season 13 Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi is publishing a new book, and in it, he spills all the secrets about the top-rated Bravo show, according to Radar Online. The Bronx native’s tell-all book dishes on the drinking habits of contestants, why they often find themselves facing boredom and depression, the lack of privacy from […]

Padma Lakshmi Honors ‘Top Chef’ Contestant And Friend Fatima Ali Following News Of Her Death

Fatima Ali inspired many when she became the first Pakistani contestant to win on Food Network’s Chopped. However, her legacy is wider than her culinary success. When she was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer just one year ago, she did not crumble or wallow in self-pity. Rather she made the most of her last year […]

‘Top Chef’s’ Fatima Ali Was Surrounded By Family, Friends & Her Beloved Cat Just Before Her Death

As the Inquisitr previously reported, Top Chef star Fatima Ali lost her battle with a rare form of bone cancer on Friday, January 25. Shortly after, her grieving family shared a message of love and honor in tribute to their beloved daughter. “Fatima was at home with us, surrounded by her loved ones and beloved […]

‘Top Chef’s’ Fatima Ali Dies At 29 From Terminal Bone Cancer

Top Chef star Fatima Ali lost her battle with cancer on Friday. According to Us Weekly, the 29-year-old has been struggling with Ewing’s sarcoma, a terminal bone cancer, since 2017. She was diagnosed as cancer-free in February of 2018, only to find that the disease had returned late last year. At that point, she was […]

Former ‘Top Chef’ Contestant With Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Decides To Write A Book

Former Top Chef competitor Fatima Ali received a life-altering diagnosis in 2017. At only 29-years-old Ali was told she had Ewing’s sarcoma, an often deadly form of bone cancer. She did all she could to fight the diagnosis by undergoing various cancer treatments. While it was thought she might pull through, the cancer later returned. […]

Ellen DeGeneres Helps Dying ‘Top Chef’ Contestant Fatima Ali With Her Bucket List

Top Chef contestant Fatima Ali was recently told that she has only a year to live, and she has decided to enjoy every single moment until that year is over. As reported by E! News, Ali was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma shortly after Top Chef ended, and although an initial round of chemo seemed to […]

‘Top Chef’s Fatima Ali Says She Only Has A Year To Live After Cancer Returns

Fatima Ali, who is known for appearing on the hit show Top Chef, revealed today that her cancer has returned and this time, it is terminal. According to Us Weekly, the chef was first diagnosed with a bone and soft tissue cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma in 2017. By February, Ali proudly announced that she was […]

Padma Lakshmi Opens Up About Being Raped In ‘New York Times’ Op-Ed

No matter how famous or powerful a woman is, talking about sexual assault is not easy. The trauma associated with the crime, together with the cruel attitude of society toward rape, often force victims into silence. And whenever a woman musters the courage to speak about her ordeal, it certainly empowers other women to break […]

Padma Lakshmi Looked Stunning In Red Dress At Emmys

Not only did the 48-year-old Top Chef star look sexy and stunning on the 2018 Emmys red carpet, but she also proved that it’s okay to break traditional rules about fashion. Her amazing red J. Mendel gown has actually been worn by her before. It’s always been considered a huge fashion faux pas to recycle […]

‘Top Chef’ Star Padma Lakshmi Wears Red Bikini In Throwback Instagram Photo

Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi wore a red bikini in a throwback photo she posted on Instagram. She showed off her toned body in a post to mark her enthusiasm for it being Friday, the Daily Mail reports. “Missing summer,” Padma captioned the Instagram photo, adding #throwback and #tgif. Lakshmi posted next to a cabana […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Finale — Season 15 Winner Announced

The final two chefs on Top Chef: Colorado competed tonight, and the winner of Top Chef Season 15 was crowned. Yes, it was finale night on Bravo, but who won Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Season 15 finale results from tonight below in our Top Chef spoilers. Last week on Top Chef Season […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 13 — ‘A Little Place Called Aspen’

The chefs on Top Chef: Colorado made their way to Aspen tonight, as they were doing some fishing to get the catch of the day, which they happened to cook up for the challenge. It was a fight for a spot in the Top Chef Season 15 finale, but who got eliminated on Top Chef: […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 12 — Sunday Supper

The chefs on Top Chef: Colorado were using their family members as inspiration for tonight’s challenge. Things got emotional for one chef, but the pressure was on for these four chefs. So, who got eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Episode 12 results from tonight below in our Top Chef spoilers. Last […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 11 — Cooking High

The chefs on Top Chef: Colorado made their way to Telluride tonight, as the finals on Top Chef Season 15 kicked off. With that being said, the winner of Last Chance Kitchen re-entered the competition. They tried to give these chefs a run for their money, but who got eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? […]

‘Top Chef’ Star Padma Lakshmi ‘Dismayed’ That Mario Batali Included Cinnamon Roll Recipe With Apology

Last night, Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi was a guest on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, and talked about the sexual harassment and inappropriate touching charges against chef Mario Batali among other topics. Padma Lakshmi questions the sincerity of a sexual harassment apology that includes a recipe for cinnamon rolls. Padma Lakshmi Talked […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 10 — Red Rum And Then Some

It was final challenge tonight, as the chefs on Top Chef: Colorado cooked a dish to showcase their culinary journey in Colorado. A spot in the finals was on the line tonight on Top Chef Season 15, but who got eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Episode 10 results from tonight below […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 9 — ‘Bronco Brouhaha’

Nothing like some pressure for the chefs on Top Chef: Colorado tonight, as they faced a Sudden Death Quickfire Challenge. That meant one chef was eliminated immediately on Top Chef Season 15. From there, the other chefs took on a tailgating challenge, but who got eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Episode […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 7 — ‘Olympic Dreams’

We had the first ever Top Chef Olympics tonight on Top Chef: Colorado, as the chefs had Olympians there to cheer them on throughout the challenge. The pressure was on, but who got eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Episode 7 results below in our Top Chef spoilers. Last week on Top […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Episode 6 — Who Was Eliminated Tonight?

Viewers got to see the chefs on Top Chef: Colorado make some German-inspired dishes. There were too many schnitzels in the kitchen on Top Chef Season 15, but who was eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Episode 6 results below in our Top Chef spoilers. Last week on Top Chef Season 15, […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Week 5 — Who Was Eliminated?

The chefs on Top Chef: Colorado headed out to the woods tonight on Bravo, as it was time for some camping and snow. The temperatures were cold, but the dishes were hot on Top Chef Season 15, but who was eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the Week 5 results below in our […]

‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Recap: Season 15 Premiere — Who Was Eliminated?

Top Chef Season 15 kicked off tonight and viewers watched the chefs host a potluck and then a block party, as it was a night of fun in Colorado. But who was eliminated on Top Chef: Colorado tonight? Find out the premiere results below in our Top Chef: Colorado recap. The new challenges this season […]

When Does ‘Top Chef: Colorado’ Start? Find Out Season 15 Premiere Date And New Chefs Here

Bravo is getting ready to air the 15th season of Top Chef, as the show is heading to Colorado. With that in mind, fans of the show are wondering when does Top Chef: Colorado start? Find out the Top Chef Season 15 premiere details and meet the new cheftestants below. Viewers can get a sneak […]

‘Top Chef’ Is Bringing Back Fan Favorites To Take On Rookies In Charleston: Meet The Season 14 Cast

Bravo is bringing back some familiar faces when Season 14 of Top Chef premieres in December. With a handful of new chefs taking on the veterans, which fan favorites will be back in action this season? According to Bravo TV, the network has officially released the names of all the contestants this year. Returning chefs […]

Top Chef Winner Paul Qui Is Arrested For Assaulting Girlfriend

Top Chef winner Paul Qui found himself in hot water when the police showed up to his apartment. Qui was arrested at his apartment when police responded to a call from Qui’s friend who said that he and Qui’s girlfriend were “fighting.” Kxan reports, that when police officers arrived at the scene, they heard the […]

Padma Lakshmi Discusses Being A Victim Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi revealed in her new memoir, Love, Loss, And What We Ate, that she was a victim of sexual abuse as a young girl. Lakshmi told People, “It happens more than we think,” and she came forward in hopes of helping others. “I wanted to talk about it because if women […]

Indictment: Boston Teamsters Threatened To Beat Up Padma Lakshmi, ‘Chest-Bumped’ ‘Top Chef’ Crew

Four union members have been indicted on charges they intimidated the film crew of the Bravo reality show Top Chef, including its host, Padma Lakshmi, while filming in Boston. The men stand accused of using threats, intimidation tactics, and violence in an attempt to secure jobs for members of the Teamsters union on the production […]

‘RHOBH’ Star Brandi Glanville Proposes New Housewives Spin-Off Due To ‘WWHL’ Burn?

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville is no stranger to testing the boundaries with both her co-stars and Andy Cohen, but it appears things went too far for her last night. Brandi Glanville has revealed that she isn’t too pleased with Andy, and now, she wants to get him back in a […]

‘Top Chef’ Contestant Aaron Grissom Arrested For Domestic Violence

Top Chef contestant Aaron Grissom has been arrested for domestic violence. TMZ reports that Aaron Grissom and his girlfriend got into a heated argument on Tuesday afternoon at his home in San Fernando Valley. The reports claims that Grissom pushed his girlfriend hard enough to injure her knee. The jail in Van Nuys reportedly confirmed […]

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Ends Romance With Actor Richard Gere [Video]

Rumors that Richard Gere would choose Padma Lakshmi as his third Pretty Woman wife have been slashed faster than a chef’s knife on Top Chef. A professional model and cookbook author, Padma has become one of the main reasons to tune into Top Chef. But although she loves helming the reality cooking competition, Lakshmi has […]

Emeril Lagasse Scalds ‘Obama Nonsense’

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse apparently is experiencing heartburn from what he deemed “Obama nonsense” that is adversely affecting the restaurant business. Foodies are well familiar with Emeril (particularly his “Bam!” exhortation) from his cooking shows on the Food Network and as a judge on Top Chef. He is currently making the rounds promoting his new […]

Padma Lakshmi Allegedly Threatened By Union Thugs During ‘Top Chef’ Filming

Padma Lakshmi and other staffers in the Top Chef production company were allegedly harassed and threatened during filming of Top Chef season 12 in the Boston area this summer. The Teamsters union was reportedly suffering heartburn because the show hired non-union production assistants as drivers and began picketing one eatery where the show was filming […]

Richard Gere Dating Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi, Rumors Confirmed

Richard Gere, the 64-year-old Hollywood icon,who got divorced from Carey Lowell, his wife of 11 years, back in September, is apparently now dating Top Chef Hostess-with-the-mostest, Padma Lakshmi. An inside source revealed to the New York Post’s Page Six that Gere is very much back on the dating scene following his divorce and has set […]

Emeril Lagasse, Hugh Acheson Join Season 9 of ‘Top Chef’

Bam! It’s official. Bravo has announced that celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse has signed up to serve as a judge for next season’s “Top Chef,” a popular television show which features a number of chefs competing against each other in various culinary challenges. Also joining the reality food-based competition is Hugh Acheson, Food and Wine’s 2002 […]

Padma Lakshmi taken to court by babydaddy Adam Dell

Up to and after the birth of her now 11-month-old daughter Krishna, Padma Lakshmi did not reveal the identity of the child’s father. Now Krishna’s dad, venture capitalist Adam Dell, says he has no choice but to take Lakshmi to court to gain reasonable access to his daughter. Dell says that Lakshmi only allows him […]

‘Top Chef’ host Padma Lakshmi has baby girl

Padma Lakshmi, host of TV’s Top Chef, gave birth to a baby girl Saturday, her rep confirmed to People. Lakshmi, 39, has still not revealed the identity of the baby girl’s father. (Gawker says it’s Michael Dell.) Lakshmi’s representative did not disclose the child’s weight or city of birth, but did confirm the baby’s name- […]

Padma Lakshmi pregnant, mum on babydaddy

Top Chef‘s Padma Lakshmi is pregnant at 39, after suffering from endometriosis for many years. Lakshmi, however, has not named the father of the child and remains silent on who the mystery man may be. Speculation has centered around a man named Manu Nathan, whom Lakshmi has been seen around town with, but her rep […]

Hosea Rosenberg crowned winner of Top Chef New York

Top Chef New York finished it’s most successful season this evening with a final three cook a three-course meal that included Alligator on the menu. The three finalists were Carla Hall, Stefan Richter and Hosea Rosenberg with guest judge Emeril Lagasse joining Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons and Toby Young to make the call. Hosea Rosenberg […]

Padma Talks Tightening Top Chef Budgets

Unlike boring Desperate Housewives restrictions where they can only spend like $150 on a necklace and $250 on a pair of shoes, Top Chef‘s been doing the budget game since square one. Now that the show is on it’s fifth season (tonight at 10/9c!), Padma’s been talking about what’s going to change on the show […]