Gourmet News

Oprah Releases Her List of Favorite Things for 2015 (November 5, 2015): Oprah has released her list of favorite things for 2015. This year the items are shoppable on Amazon

Nestle Brings Swiss Chocolate Brand Cailler to the U.S. (October 8, 2015): Nestle is bringing Switzerland's oldest chocolate brand, Callier, to the United States.

Sting Sings Roxanne With Jimmy Fallon and the Ragtime Gals (May 23, 2015): Sting joined Jimmy Fallon and the Ragtime Gals for a barbershop quartet version of Roxanne. He also discusses his Italian estate and the wines he produces.

Listeria Fears Shut Down Blue Bell and Jeni's Ice Cream Production (April 25, 2015): Listeria contamination hits two popular, small ice cream brands: Blue Bell and Jeni's. FDA is looking for a connection.

Heinz Launches Sriracha Flavored Ketchup (February 11, 2015): Heinz has launched Sriracha flavored ketchup. It is currently available at select retailers including Walmart and Target.

Nabisco Jumps on Red Velvet Trend With Red Velvet Oreos (January 20, 2015): Nabisco is jumping on to the red velvet food trend with a new product, Red Velvet Oreos.

Starbucks Launches Flat White Espresso (January 9, 2015): Starbucks has introduced a new espresso beverage called the Flat White. The espresso is already popular in Australia and the UK.

Martha Stewart Creates Gingerbread Downton Abbey (January 1, 2015): Martha Stewart made a gingerbread version of the Downton Abbey mansion. It required 66 cups of flour.

Gunman Holds Hostages in Sydney's Lindt Cafe (December 15, 2014): A gunman is holding hostages in Sydney's Lindt cafe. The stand-off has been going on for at least 12 hours.

SNL Sketch Pokes Fun at Expensive Vitamix Blender (October 5, 2014): SNL pokes fun at the juicing craze. Sarah Silverman and Vanessa Bayer have a terrible argument over a Vitamix blender.

Napa Valley Earthquake Hits Vineyards Hard (August 26, 2014): Saturday's earthquake hit the Napa Valley vineyards really hard. Damage to wine and infrastructure is extensive, although injuries were minimal.

Chef David Chang Challenges Jimmy Fallon to a Spicy Chicken Wing Eating Contest (August 23, 2014): Things got hot and spicy as Jimmy Fallon and Chef David Chang competed in a chicken wing eating contest. They each tried to make the other guy sweat.

Chef Wiley Dufresne is Closing WD-50 (June 16, 2014): Molecular gastronomy evangelist Wiley Dufresne explains why he's closing his iconic restaurant WD-50 and reveals his future plans.

Giada De Laurentiis Opens Her First Restaurant at The Cromwell Las Vegas (June 8, 2014): Giada De Laurentiis has opened her first restaurant, Giada, at The Cromwell Las Vegas.

Jon Favreau Discusses His New Movie Chef and Training With Chef Roy Choi (June 6, 2014): Jon Favreau was a guest on Conan O'Brien's show to discuss his movie Chef, and how he has become obsessed with cooking. Smoking brisket is his favorite pastime.