James Beard Watch: The other day we posted the award nods in LA. Now check out Bravo's Top Chef nominations listed on Buddy TV, including Tom Colicchio from Craft - we have one in Century City; which you can find on our home page list along with other 'Top Chefs 'in LA that have restaurants you can visit. Buddy TV via the Baltimore Sun
White House bound: Food Network star, and host of upcoming NBC game show 'Minute To Win It" Guy Fieri is scheduled to cook at The White House next month. The spiky haired chef plans on serving the Obamas 'something Italian and creative - a little BLT with duck.' Both projects are kicking off in March. National Ledger
Think about becoming the next Julie Powell? The Amateur Gourmet has a list of ten rules for food blogging. The Amateur Gourmet
Food pairing fear. What to pair with Korean food is a typical challenge even for the most wine savvy among us - usually beer will do the trick, but Dr. Vino has some tips that might make you rethink kimchi and chardonnay. Dr. Vino
We have our own insider scoop coming up in the next day or so on 'the wine dude' and his deconstructed food pairing science. We'll also be reporting on a few new openings, anniversary parties and food trends, so see you a bit later with the latest news.