An Interview with Celebrity Chef Vikki Krinsky

Chef Vikki Krinsky (Image Credit: Jesse DeYoung)

Chef Vikki Krinsky (Image Credit: Jesse DeYoung)

Vikki Krinsky stars in the new CBS series Recipe Rehab and is personal chef to multi-hyphenate celebrity Seth MacFarlane.  She’s confident, she’s healthy, and she’s living the life she’s always dreamed of- BUT it wasn’t her original game plan. Continue reading

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Rose Lawrence of RED BREAD with TDQ Correspondent Emily Parsons (Image Credit: Joe Cannon / The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with ‘Red Bread’ Founder Rose Lawrence

Rose Lawrence of RED BREAD with TDQ Correspondent Emily Parsons (Image Credit: Joe Cannon / The Daily Quirk)

Rose Lawrence of RED BREAD with TDQ Correspondent Emily Parsons (Image Credit: Joe Cannon / The Daily Quirk)

Here at The Daily Quirk, we LOVE food. We also fully support sustainable food. So it should be no surprise that when were invited to stop by Red Bread in Los Angeles to chat with Rose Lawrence, founder and fermenter of the Organic Kitchen and eGrocer, we couldn’t wait to share her story with you! We sat down with Lawrence for an exclusive interview where we discussed how Red Bread started, the magical grocery tour and the delicious summer menu that will make you want to run to her kitchen! Watch the interview below, and then check out Lawrence, along with Actress Lauren Bowles, teaching us (and you!) how to make a delicious Blackberry Crumble Pie! Continue reading

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Five Flicks To Keep An Eye On At This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival

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6 (Image: Drew Eckmann)

The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks of the World Trade Center, consequently affecting the Tribeca neighborhood in lower Manhattan. Co-founded by Robert De Niro, the festival’s mission is to recognize and celebrate NYC as a major filmmaking area, while also contributing to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan. This year, there’s quite a lineup of submissions, and below we’ve listed just a few of them we can’t wait to check out! Continue reading

Head Chef Kayson Chong and Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner at Café Röckenwagner (Image Credit: Chad Bell/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: Café Röckenwagner Avocado Crostini and Marinated Steak Tutorials

Head Chef Kayson Chong and Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner at Café Röckenwagner (Image Credit: Chad Bell/The Daily Quirk)

Head Chef Kayson Chong and Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner at Café Röckenwagner (Image Credit: Chad Bell/The Daily Quirk)

Executive Chef and Owner of Café Röckenwagner, Chef Hans Röckenwagner, and his Head Chef Kayson Chong are revealing the secrets behind the perfect Avocado Crostini and the best way to marinate a skirt steak exclusively with tutorials here on The Daily Quirk. Watch as the chefs give you step-by-step instructions on how to bring the magic that is Röckenwagner cuisine to your own kitchen! Then be sure to check out our interview with Chef Hans Röckenwagner and Chef Kayson Chong  to learn more about the chefs and Café Röckenwagner!

 

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner and Head Chef Kayson Chong of Café Röckenwagner

Head Chef Kayson Chong and Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner at Café Röckenwagner (Image Credit: Chad Bell/The Daily Quirk)

Head Chef Kayson Chong and Executive Chef Hans Röckenwagner at Café Röckenwagner (Image Credit: Chad Bell/The Daily Quirk)

When world renowned Chef Has Röckenwagner first moved to Los Angeles, he was excited to bring fresh, bold flavors to California. As his dream grew, so did the locations, and now Röckenwagner establishments can be found in multiple locations across California, including his newest endeavor Café Röckenwagner at The BW in Los Angeles.

The Daily Quirk had the chance to sit down with Chef Röckenwagner and his Head Chef at Café Röckenwagner, Chef Kayson Chong, to discuss the sleekly designed and incredibly inviting cafe, its delectable fresh, bold menu, and the baked goods the Röckenwagner name has become synonymous with. Find out what the chefs had to say in our exclusive interview below, and then be sure to check out the amazing Avocado Crustini and Marinated Skirt Steak Tutorials the chefs so graciously shared with us!

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Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Chef Dena Marino at SOBEWFF (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Alex Guarnaschelli talks how she stays excited about food

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Chef Dena Marino at SOBEWFF (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Chef Dena Marino at SOBEWFF (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Alex Guarnaschelli, executive chef of Butter, TV personality and author, calls herself “a chef without a hobby.” As a highly trained and experienced chef and the daughter of respected cookbook editor Maria Guarnaschelli, Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about food. Her Michelin-starred restaurant is known for its American and green market-inspired menu and she’s known for her high food standards and philanthropic efforts. 

In an interview with Kelsey Cortez of The Daily Quirk, Guarnaschelli listed, “eating, cooking, and being unabashedly immersed in what I do for a living,” as some of the ways she stays excited about food. Continue reading

Chef François Payard with The Daily Quirk Reporter Kelsey Cortez (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Pâtissier François Payard at SOBEWFF

Chef François Payard with The Daily Quirk Reporter Kelsey Cortez (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

Chef François Payard with The Daily Quirk Reporter Kelsey Cortez (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

The macaron has taken center stage as our latest sweet obsession. Pinterest recipes abound for the tasty treat, but who knows more about the bite-size confection than the macaron master himself, Pâtissier François Payard? The Daily Quirk sat down with Payard at Food Network’s The South Beach Food and Wine Festival to discuss the growing dessert phenomenon and learn some tips on how to create the perfect macaron!

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Andrew Zimmern at SOBEWFF

Andrew Zimmern (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Andrew Zimmern (Image Credit: Getty Images)

The Daily Quirk got the chance to chat with James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef, food writer and teacher Andrew Zimmern, as he hosted the “The Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards” event at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival. You know you can trust a man who is known for saying, “If it looks good, eat it,” but see what else he had to say about “munchies” and where the best meal time traditions are in the interview below! Continue reading

Chef Rocco DiSpirito (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Rocco DiSpirito at SOBEWFF

Chef Rocco DiSpirito (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Rocco DiSpirito (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk had the chance to sit down with Chef Rocco DiSpirito before his book signing event at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival to talk what inspires him to share his message of healthy eating, his #1 New York Times Best Selling Book, The Pound a Day Diet: Lose Up to 5 Pounds in 5 Days by Eating the Foods You Loveand his exciting new upcoming projects. Watch the exclusive interview below where we chat all this and more on The Daily Quirk!

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VIDEO: An Inside Look at Chef Rocco DiSpirito’s SOBEWFF Book Signing Event!

Book Display at Chef Rocco DiSpirito's Signing Event (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

Book Display at Chef Rocco DiSpirito’s Signing Event (Image Credit: Saily Regueiro/The Daily Quirk)

Fans of Chef Rocco DiSpirito lined-up in droves for a chance to meet the world famous chef and author at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival and he did not disappoint! Hosting a book signing event for his latest #1 New York Times Best Selling Book, The Pound a Day Diet: Lose Up to 5 Pounds in 5 Days by Eating the Foods You Love,  DiSpirito graciously took the time to chat with each guest and pose for photos in addition to signing copies of the bestseller. There’s no doubt DiSpirito is passionate about both his message of healthy eating, and his fans, but you don’t have to take our word for it.  Watch the exclusive feature below for an inside look at the event to check out Chef Rocco DiSpirito in action and then check out our interview with chef here on The Daily Quirk!

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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Amanda Freitag at SOBEWFF

Chef Amanda Freitag (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Amanda Freitag (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk’s Kelsey Cortez caught up with Chef Amanda Freitag during Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival as she prepped the first course for the “Bold Italian Dinner” event at Scarpetta Miami Beach. Chef Freitag graciously welcomed us into the kitchen as she worked to talk reviving The Empire Diner, her must have ingredients and who she would like to go up against in the Iron Chef kitchen. Check out the exclusive interview below!

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Chef Harold Dieterle (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Harold Dieterle at SOBEWFF

Chef Harold Dieterle (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Harold Dieterle (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

You may recognize Chef Harold Dieterle as the very first winner of Top Chef, but he was already making a name for himself way before the reality cooking competition and continues to do so now, successfully running three hit restaurants in New York. The Daily Quirk caught up with Chef Harold at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival to talk why he enjoys SOBEWFF, the success of his restaurants and his must-have ingredients for cooking. Check out the exclusive interview here on The Daily Quirk. Continue reading

Chef Anne Burrell (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Anne Burrell at SOBEWFF

Chef Anne Burrell (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Anne Burrell (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Anne Burrell wants to teach America to cook, or at least to stop being horrible at cooking, so it’s convenient that a new season of her show Worst Cooks in America just started. She and Bobby Flay have a new round of recruits to train, hopefully making their future dinners better before they are eliminated from the competition.

The Daily Quirk caught up with Chef Burrell at the Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival to talk what to expect in the new season of Worst Cooks in America, her advice for home cooks who want to improve, and of course SOBEWFF. Check out the interview below only on The Daily Quirk.
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VIDEO: An Exclusive Interview with Chef Michael Symon at SOBEWFF

Chef Michael Symon (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

Chef Michael Symon (Image Credit: Victor Mascitelli/The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk caught up with Chef Michael Symon at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival to talk Iron Chef, The Chew and his exciting upcoming projects! Watch the exclusive interview below where the Iron Chef chats with us about all this and more (including the one food he feels vegetarians, and the culinary world, should just do without!) here on The Daily Quirk!

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