Anthony Bourdain

A Savory ‘Taste’ of Dining With Anthony Bourdain

Posted on 01/20/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIt’s not quite the shock level of seeing Bob Dylan in a Pepsi ad, but it is surprising to see counterculture gastronome Anthony Bourdain serving as judge, mentor and producer on a glossy mainstream network cooking competition show And yet, here he is, the silver fox who has been known to knock fellow chefs he felt were overly-commercialized, fronting ABC’s The Taste, which launches Tuesday (Jan. 22) with a two-hour premiere. What sets this program apart from other TV cook-offs …

Paula Deen’s Diabetes: Inspirational or Hypocritical?

Posted on 01/18/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthFor three years, celebrity chef Paula Deen — the high priestess of the “add more butter” school of cooking — has kept quiet about her Type 2 diabetes, while still urging people to make the kind of high-fat, high-calorie food that can lead to obesity, a risk factor for…..Type 2 diabetes. Except apparently she’s had a change of heart, going public about her disease now that she’s just signed a lucrative endorsement contract with diabetes drugmaker Novo Nordisk, the company …