With a new series in the works, Dawn French is ‘Delicious’ this Christmas

Perhaps either taking a page from former husband Lenny Henry’s brilliant portrayal of culinary genius, Gareth Blackstock, in the comedy series, Chef, or remembering her portrayal of Geraldine Granger and her love of all things food-related in Vicar of Dibley, Dawn French has signed on for a new Sky1 comedy series, Delicious, premiering Christmas Day on Sky1. […]

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Happy Birthday, Chef, a.k.a. Lenny Henry

Here’s wishing a coveted third Michelin star to Le Chateau Anglais and Chef Gareth Blackstock for his alter ego, Lenny Henry’s 54th birthday today. Given that Chef Blackstock’s restaurant was one of the few in the United Kingdom to receive a two-star rating from Michelin we felt it the only fitting gift we could give […]

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Alan Davies' Whites. Hulu. Now.

Should you find yourself in need of a new British comedy fix, hop on over to Hulu and check out Whites, starring Alan Davies, Darren Boyd and Katherine Parkinson. Set in the kitchen of a country house hotel, Whites has Davies playing Chef Roland White, a culinary genius of a chef that, in foodie terms, […]

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Lenny returning to music and television?

Finally, in some non-related Lenny Henry/Dawn French news, word is that Lenny has his sights set on a return to the small screen with news that his BBC Radio 4 series, Rudy’s Rare Records, is being adapted for television. Music has always played a big part of Lenny’s television career beginning with his days as […]

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Next time you think about asking for salt….think again.

The holidays usually signal two things. First, families getting together and, second, some great football bowl games. Ok, three things. Food. And lots of it. Whether you spend weeks getting that perfect dinner menu together from books or magazines you haven’t opened all year or you go out to eat, one thing is clear: there […]

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Posh Nosh – Extraordinary food for ordinary people

Only in recent years, has the British culinary scene risen like the sun over the English Channel. The Fat Duck in Bray, county of Berkshire, was named the best restaurant in the UK and the second best restaurant in the world in 2008. (FYI, their 2009 food issues have been resolved and they’ve returned to […]

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